CETA concerns raised at food sovereignty forum

At a recent forum on food security in Oliver BC addressed a number of issues surrounding food sovereignty, from the decline of BC’s agricultural sector to the impact of GMO foods on local farms. Of immediate concern however was the effect that the proposed CETA agreement would have on buy local policies, and in turn the local farming economy. Read more in the Oliver Chronicle. 

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