Mark Xuereb from the Region of Waterloo speaks to the effort from the ROW regarding food issues.
The provincial legislature is proposing a Local Food Act. http://www.ontla.on.ca/web/bills/bills_detail.do?locale=en&Intranet=&BillID=2402 Nelson Rosales from World Accord http://www.worldaccord.org/ discusses similiarities and differences from the same points affecting other countries.
Today’s broadcast talked about the roles and duties of the Ontario Queen of the Furrow Courtney Connors, and the North Dumfries Queen Celie Diebold. Rachel Redshaw speaks to her head office function and the Reminiscence Journey. Sawyer Edworthy talks about his work with graphics and the IPM2012 promotion. Heidi Greb kept us all in line.
Guests were Mark Ruesser and Scott Lisso. The discussion was about the july 4 biannual WFA farm tour and the meeting with federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz
Region of Waterloo chairman Ken Seiling speaks about his personal history of agriculture in the Region and about the present day interests that Regional government has with agriclture. Commissioner Rob Horne of the Planning department speaks to issues connecting rural issues to urban issues.
Andrew Hunt speaks to the ethical treatment of animals. John Shantz speaks to organic and conventional agriculture from a farmers perspective.