Farm Women and Canadian Agricultural Policy – Summary Document

In her life map, this woman captures farmers’ continual efforts to adapt to changing government policy. “This is production dollars and value added dollars, which the government has told us …if you can’t get enough dollars in this then add [something else], thinking that with extra income you don’t get extra expenses. And then, if that isn’t making it for you, go do marketing too! …I [used to] say we had one job that [didn’t] pay. Now we have three that [don’t] pay.”

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