Union Farmer Quarterly

Current and Past Issues of The Union Farmer Quarterly.

2018

Union Farmer Quarterly: Fall 2018
Union Farmer Quarterly: Fall 2018

The whole story must be told when it comes to dairy industry’s supply management • Experiences and work within the NFU • It is a Global Struggle: A report from the Global Encounter of Agroecology Schools and Processesand Spreading Knowledge on Agroecology • Are we moving towards corporate colonialism? • NFU raises concerns about Eastern Wheat Class Modernization • National Convention Info


Union Farmer Quarterly: Summer 2018
Union Farmer Quarterly: Summer 2018

Messages from the Editorial Advisory Committee, NFU President Coral Sproule, NFU Women’s President Katie Ward, NFU Youth President Stuart Oke and Regional Reports.


Union Farmer Quarterly: Spring 2018
Union Farmer Quarterly: Spring 2018

Restoring Resilience, Regenerating the Farm • Remembering Andreas Pfenning • Cultivating Communities: Three Experiences from the NFU • Fostering Conversations with New Canadians with an Interest in Farming • Voices from the Field – Terrylynn Brant: Mohawk Mother, Grandmother and Lifelong Farmer • The Beingessner Award for Excellence in Writing – Call for 2018 entries • UN Human Rights Initiative Supports Peasants, Family Farmers and Farm Workers • Letter of Solidarity to Brazil’s Landless Workers Movement, Movimento dos Trabalhadores Rurais Sem Terra (MST)


Union Farmer Quarterly: Winter 2017-18
Union Farmer Quarterly: Winter 2017-18

Contents: Message from the Editorial Advisory Committee Message from the President Message from the Women’s President Message from the Youth Outsiders, Influence Elites and Corrosion of Democracy – Convention Keynote Presentation by Janine WedelCelebrating Marcella Pedersen – Global Citizen! Renewing Our Relationship to the Land – Convention panel with Danielle Boissoneau, Sally Miller and Christopher


2017

Union Farmer Quarterly: Fall 2017
Union Farmer Quarterly: Fall 2017

Reflections on Changes to Risk Management Programs • Putting Values into Action: NFU members make a difference! • 7e Conférence de LVC présenté des symboles forts de résistance et de réussites collectives • Important steps forward for youth and diversity within La Via Campesina • In Resistance to Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline: Indigenous Rights and Future Generations • Let’s keep our public, farmer-directed plant breeding research system intact • Seeds, Democracy and End Point Royalties • We Remember Mary Hickie


Union Farmer Quarterly: Summer 2017
Union Farmer Quarterly: Summer 2017

Revisiting NAFTA • Cultivating a Culture of Curiosity: Farmer-led Research in Ontario • Introductions to Two Regional Representatives: Dixie Green, Christopher Sanford Beck • Introduction to the new IPC Coordinator: Carla Fehr • Deepening Our Understanding of Policy Issues – Inspiring Conversations in Our Communities • Time to get Out from Under • Prison Farm Advisory Panel Named • Farming in a Changing Climate • We Remember Marion Fletcher • NFU Convention Bursary Program • The Beingessner Award for Excellence in Writing – 2017 contest details


Union Farmer Quarterly: Spring 2017
Union Farmer Quarterly: Spring 2017

Challenges in a Post-Truth Era • North American Region Meeting of La Via Campesina—February 8th to 11, 2017, Birmingham, Alabama • Opposing Paradigms— the need to land squarely on the ecological side • Rethinking Our Relationship to the Land • New Board member profiles: Rachelle Ternier, Seann Dory, Cam Goff • The Beingessner Award for Excellence in Writing – 2016 Winning Entries • Climate Justice and Food Sovereignty Training in Morocco • We Remember Joyce Hutchings


Union Farmer Quarterly: Winter 2016-17
Union Farmer Quarterly: Winter 2016-17

The Climate Crisis — A defining issue for the next 50 years? • Balancing Power in the Public Interest and Understanding the Science • Reflections on the NFU’s 47th Annual Convention from Bursary Recipients • Gene Drives Threaten Biodiversity: Report from the Convention on Biological Diversity • Islanders and the Land and Migrant Dreams • National Farmers Foundation Report to the NFU National Convention • Resolutions passed at the NFU’s 47th Annual Convention • We Remember … Marie Hendricken (1935 – 2016)


2016

Union Farmer Quarterly: Fall 2016
Union Farmer Quarterly: Fall 2016

Contents Message from the Editorial Advisory Committee Message from the President Message from the Women’s President Message from the Youth Regional Reports Migrant Farm Workers in Canada: 50 Years Later – by Josie Baker, IPC Coordinator Energy East – What are the Risks? – by Rick Munroe La Vía Campesina Youth Participate in Brazil’s 2016


Union Farmer Quarterly: Summer 2016
Union Farmer Quarterly: Summer 2016

Contents: Memories of Roy Atkinson Message from the President Message from the Women’s President Message from the Youth President Regional Reports Meet your elected representatives: Board member Reg Phelan Women’s Advisory Katie Ward Youth Advisory Lydia Carpenter Creating Opportunities for Alternative Production and Marketing within Supply Management GM Alfalfa – Advertised Benefit vs Economic Loss