Fleeing Babylon

Posts tagged with: Farming

Have you ever called PEI the “Million Acre Farm?” Yeah, well…stop doing that. It’s been a very long time since that was true! There were 2,833 farms with 673,196 acres [...]
In early 2004, I was contracted by the PEI National Farmers Union to research and write a brief for submission to the PEI government.  It offered a comprehensive, up-to-date critical [...]
A 20-year study of soil health in PEI launched by the provincial Department of Agriculture in 1998 has confirmed what many Islanders have been saying for years: chemically-intensive, highly-mechanized monocultural [...]
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