Six Nations Farmers’ Association looking at food sustainability

By Donna Duric Writer The timing couldn’t be better. The Six Nations Farmers’ Association has put together a business plan aimed at achieving long-term food sustainability on Six Nations. And with the current COVID-19 pandemic raising fears of food insecurity across the country, and many local residents taking a serious interest in growing their own food for the first time ever this summer, food sustainability is on everyone’s mind. The SNFA has created a business plan looking not just at food sustainability, but more cooperation between farmers. The parameters of the business plan include: -raising the profile on food sustainability -promoting community farming opportunities -sharing farm machinery -increasing communication among farmers -and building partnerships to ensure food sustainability. Coun. Nathan Wright brought the business proposal to elected council via Zoom…

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