Darrin Qualman is director of research with the National Farmers Union. The NFU is a voluntary organization of thousands of farm families across Canada. The organization works to maintain the family farm as the primary unit of food production in Canada and to foster a global food system that is environmentally, socially, and economically sustainable.
The Farm Crisis: Global ProblemJun 21, 2005
In just five years, between the 1996 and 2001 censuses, 12 per cent of Ontario farmers left farming.