Farmer Profile: Broadfork Farm, Nova Scotia
"We had both been working for other farmers for quite some time and didn’t have much in the way of savings. What we did have was experience and a good business plan (we took a farm business planning course through Everdale in Ontario)." Read more
The CAPÉ: Cooperating for Local and Ecological Agriculture in Québec
The big barn-style building was jam-packed with about a hundred farmers, most of them in their early thirties or younger, absorbed in an in-depth workshop on greenhouse production of tomatoes and cucumbers. Read more
Launching the NFU Blog!
Welcome to the National Farmers Union blog! This blog was born out of the passionate discussions and dialogue that took place at the 2013 NFU youth retreat in Tatamagouche, NS. We want to increase visibility and outreach to potential members and provide current members with more opportunities to connect, share and participate in wider discussions. Read more
NFU to hold Regional Convention (NB, NS and PE) August 6, 2013
Members of the National Farmers Union (NFU) from across Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick will meet in Cornwall, PEI on August 6th, 2013. The NFU regional convention will be held at The Dutch Inn commencing at 9:30 A.M. Read more
Submission to the House of Commons Standing Committee on the Status of Women: The effects and consequences of the current Employment Insurance (EI) programs on women in Canada
() welcomes this opportunity to present our views and recommendations regarding the Employment Insurance Program‟s effects and consequences on women to the House of Commons Standing Committee on the Status of Women. Read more
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