Oliver Haan, district Board Director for the Ontario Pork Association speaks about the current market of pig farming in Eastern Ontario, during the International Pig Day Press event held at Buddha Dog in Picton. International Pig Day will take place Monday, March 1st.
Thanks to Oliver for doing this video. We all have to be responsible for getting our stories out there and make a connection with the consuming public. They need to be made aware what is happening to their local food supply.
The average Canadian family will pay up to an extra $487 on feeding themselves next year, according to an annual food price report that highlights climate change as a major culprit for rising food prices, especially in the produce department.
The 10th annual edition of Canada’s Food Price Report forecasts a 2 to 4% increase in food prices in 2020, bringing the predicted annual cost of food for the average Canadian family to $12,667, an increase of $487 over 2019. Canada’s Food Price Report 2020 is released jointly by Dalhousie University and the University of Guelph.