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Frequently Asked Questions – Protecting Farmland

Q: Why protect farmland?  A: Answer

Q: What is the economic value of farmland in Ontario?  A: Answer

Q: What is prime farmland? A: Answer

Q: Why do municipalities tend to be pro-development? A: Answer

Q: How can government expropriate farmland? Should farmland continued to be expropriated? A: Answer

Q:  How many people in Ontario? Canada? The world? A: Answer

Q: Farms are the principal source of pesticide, herbicide and fertilizer run-off. Why do farmers use pesticides?  A: Answer

Q: What are biosolids? A: Answer

Q: How about GMOs?  A: Answer

Q: Farms are industrializing — aren’t they part of the problem? A: Answer

Q: We can always use greenhouses and hydroponics, so why do we need to preserve traditional farmland?  A: Answer

Q: With global warming and climate change, won’t it be easier to grow food? A: Answer

Q: Can’t we always import our food from somewhere else? A: Answer

Q: What is farm fragmentation? A: Answer

Q: How is Food & Water First different from Farmers Feed Cities?

A: Food & Water First and Farmers Feed Cities are both public awareness campaigns initiated by the agricultural community. Farmers Feed Cities focuses on creating a connection between people, the food that we eat, how that food is produced and developing an appreciation for farmers who produce it. Food and Water First concentrates on educating people about the importance of farmland and water, and encourages us to request change at all three levels of government to protect these critical resources into the future.

Q: What about marijuana? A: Answer


See also:

AWARE-Ontario.ca Farmland News

Farmland Articles

FAQs – #ProtectOurWater