Union Farmer Quarterly

Current and Past Issues of The Union Farmer Quarterly.

2019

Union Farmer Quarterly: Fall 2019
Union Farmer Quarterly: Fall 2019

In this issue: Messages from the Editorial Advisory Committee, President Katie Ward, Youth President Stuart Oke; Regional Coordinators It’s a blast from the past! In celebration of the NFU’s 50th Anniversary, we are profiling some of the folks who have held national elected positions over the years, including Ann Slater, NFU Vice President (Policy), 2013


Union Farmer Quarterly: Summer 2019
Union Farmer Quarterly: Summer 2019

In this issue: Messages from the Editorial Advisory Committee, President Katie Ward, Women’s President Toby Malloy, Youth President Stuart Oke; Regional Coordinators It’s a blast from the past! In celebration of the NFU’s 50th Anniversary, we are profiling some of the folks who have held national elected positions over the years, including Urban Laughlin –


Union Farmer Quarterly: Spring 2019
Union Farmer Quarterly: Spring 2019

In this issue: Messages from the Editorial Advisory Committee, President Katie Ward, Women’s President Toby Malloy, Youth President Stuart Oke; Regional Coordinators Introducing Marcelle Paulin, Region 3 Women’s Advisor; Stewart Wells, 2nd Vice President (Operations); Lyle Orchard, Region 6 IPC Representative Articles: Inspiration, Motivation, Validation and a Sense of Community — by Justin L., Region


Union Farmer Quarterly: Winter 2019
Union Farmer Quarterly: Winter 2019

In this issue: Messages from the Editorial Advisory Committee, President Katie Ward, Women’s President Toby Malloy, Youth President Stuart Oke; reports from First-Time Convention Attendees Introducing Jessie Macinnis, Youth Vice President; Riley Côté-Demerchant, Region 1 Board Member Resolutions passed at the NFU’s 49th Annual Convention, November 22nd to 24th, 2018 – Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Remembering Brendan


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