Farm & Food Care Saskatchewan works to build trust in food production in our province and beyond. Read on for more details about the work we’re doing to engage with consumers and industry.
Farmers and ranchers have adopted new practices that allow us to produce food specific to consumer demands in an environmentally friendly manner. The problem is, for the most part, we haven’t necessarily communicated these changes to Canadians.
The Real Dirt on Farming in the Classroom was produced by AITC-C, working in collaboration with FFC. It will be distributed digitally, along with the RDOF booklet, to classrooms across Canada.
Professor David Hughes, also known as ‘Dr. Food’, gave a presentation on February 24 in which he contemplated the changes we can expect in grocery stores, restaurants and food distribution channels as a result of the pandemic.
Farm & Food Care Saskatchewan presented a live event on Canada’s Agriculture Day to help participants learn more about beef cows and how scientists are studying how cattle are raised.
Farm & Food Care and Canadian Food Focus are pleased to invite leaders from across the food industry to share their insights and experience on how Canadian food producers are adapting to changing demographics, more mindful consumers and unprecedented global events.
Canadians looking to get behind the scenes and learn more about how their food is produced on family farms have three more opportunities available to them now at www.FarmFood360.ca. Three new Virtual Reality Tours filmed last summer on Ontario beef, chicken and turkey farms have been added to the popular website, joining the 15 farm and food processing tours already on the site.
Farm & Food Care Saskatchewan was pleased to welcome more than 400 registrants to their online Cultivating Trust conference on November 25.
“She is a leader in our farming community,” said Kim Hill of the Chicken Farmers of Saskatchewan, who were thrilled with Martinka’s selection this year. “Through sharing her farming experiences, it has brought a face to our producers and has provided a lot of support for other farmers to share their farming stories.”
This is the fifth edition published since the project’s inception in 2006. To date, 4.5 million copies have been distributed across Canada to libraries, doctors’ offices, Registered Dietitians, political leaders, educators and through inserts in national publications.