Introduction ~ Perspectives from a Rural Planner – Margaret Walton
Myth #1: “There are no jobs in agriculture”
Margaret discusses the opportunities and the challenges.
Myth #2: “Eating local is hard to do”
March through November agriculture thrives…but what happens then?
Myth #3: “Organic is always better”
Some facts to consider when choosing organic…
Myth #4: “Agriculture is hard on the environment"
Farmers…fertilizers…certification – what the public probably doesn’t know.
Myth #5: “Farmers don’t protect water”
This legislation might surprise you.
Myth #6:“There’s only industrial agriculture in Ontario
Who owns our farms anyway?
Myth #7: “Good crop/bad crop”
Where did this attitude come from?
Myth #8: “All food comes from the grocery store”
Margaret explores the bigger picture.
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