Started as a campaign to lobby the government of the province of Ontario, Farmers Feed Cities now promotes the interests of farmers to consumers.
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‘Farmers Feed Cities’ – a campaign to support Ontario farmers

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The Farmers Feed Cities campaign was started by grain and oilseed farmers in Canada’s most populous province of Ontario to lobby the government, and it now continues as a consumer awareness campaign with inquiries from around the world.

Representing all kinds of farming and farmers, the campaign’s distinctive yellow signs were an accident – the sign maker only had a big quantity of yellow signs.

RCI’s Wojtek Gwiazda talked to Jenny Van Rooy, campaign coordinator for Farmers Feed Cities.

 

More information:
Farmers Feed Cities website – www.farmersfeedcities.com

twitter.com/wojtekgwiazda

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2 comments on “‘Farmers Feed Cities’ – a campaign to support Ontario farmers
  1. Avatar Paul Mclellan says:

    Can we still purchase the t-shirts

  2. Avatar Christine McKeen says:

    I live on a farm just south of Richmond, ON . The Trans Canada pipeline runs through a section of our 150 acres. The proposed Energy East pipeline conversion from natural gas to bitumen is a grave concern to us as producers of produce and hay for animal feed. The devasting effects of leakage into the ground water and other environmental hazards would render our land toxic and therefore of no value other than a wasteland! I am hoping that all the farmers affected by the pipeline will protest the move to transport crude from the Alberta tar sands through our valuable farmland. I have obtained a listing of all lands that the pipeline currently occupies and would be happy to supply this list in order to contact these farmers in hopes of organizing a mass protest!
    Please let me know if this issue is of interest to you. Time is of the essence! Thank you.