Crash course on farm life for town slickers
A newly weaned calf at Verwey Farms in Portage la Prairie. The farmвЂ™s milking parlour can milk 140 cows twice a day.
Once you are now living in the city, it is pretty an easy task to lose touch with where your f d comes from; it is just here on the supermarket racks, waiting to be put in your cart.
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ItвЂ™s pretty easy to lose touch with where your f d comes from; itвЂ™s just there on the supermarket shelves, waiting to be put into your cart when you live in the city.
We rarely spare an idea for the farmers whom harvested the grain that makes our bread or milked the cows that supplied us with cream for the coffee вЂ” aside from the folks whom aided those farmers prepare their soil, update their technology or make our f d more shelf-stable.
In 2016, Canada had 193,493 farms. That seems like a complete lot, but only two % of the populace farms; however, agriculture involves and employs a bigger percentage.
Manitoba Open Farm Day can be an annual occasion that hopes to place us in closer touch with all the people who assist placed f d on our tables.
With 56 sites over the province (the farthest north is around the Bend Farm in The Pas), the function, held on the 3rd Sunday in September, gets the objective of “building general public trust with customers about agriculture,” claims Wendy Bulloch, whom works with the Manitoba Association of Agricultural Societies once the co-ordinator of Open Farm Day. Continue reading Yearly event encourages Manitobans to see where meals originates from