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March-April 2012

In the quest for just and sustainable food practices, why is nobody talking about the organic farming’s dependence on migrant labour?

Annie Crane

The organic food industry in Canada is booming. As of 2009, more than 3,900 certified organic farms were in operation across Canada, accounting for just under two per cent of the country’s total farms. This number is growing fast, too—along with knowledge and consumer preference for organic food. Retail sales from 2008 (the most recent […] More »