41st Convention

Economics of Alternatives – Économie des alternatives

December 2nd to 4th, 2010, Saskatoon,

Book Launch: Food Sovereignty: Reconnecting Food, Nature and Community

—Annette Desmarais, Nettie Wiebe and Hannah Wittman

Educational/Organizational Workshops

Economics of Alternatives – Économie des alternatives

December 2nd to 4th, 2010, Saskatoon,

Book Launch: Food Sovereignty: Reconnecting Food, Nature and Community

—Annette Desmarais, Nettie Wiebe and Hannah Wittman

Educational/Organizational Workshops

·         CETA Campaign·         Raw Milk: Issues & Challenges

Opening Address: NFU President Terry Boehm

Supply Management Panel: Emerging Issues and Challenges

—Barron Blois, Dairy Farmers of Canada—Ian Cumming, Ontario farmer—Carroll Wade, National Farmers Org.—Christie Young, Farm Start Ontario

Public Event: Plowing Through Books: Farming & Reading —Yann Martel, Author – Life of Pi,Beatrice and Virgil, What is StephenHarper Reading? Project

CETA Panel:  The Looming Threat to Farmers and All Canadians

—Terry Boehm, NFU President—Michael McBane, Canadian Health Coalition—Steven Shrybman, Sack, Goldblatt, Mitchell, LLP

Young Farmers in Canada Panel:  Exploring Alternatives

The Green Ranch: Growing NaturallyTourne‐Sol Co‐operative Farm

Beingessner Award Presentation

Film Screening: In Union is Strength – The NFU Story by Don Kossick

International Panel: Alternatives Around the World

—Renwick Rose, Coordinator, WINFA (Windward Islands Farmers Association)—Hannah Whittman, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Latin American Studies, Simon Fraser University

Address: The Power of Food: An Alternative Approach —Wayne Roberts, Toronto Food Policy Council

Closing Address: National President, Terry Boehm

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