Local 341 – Oxford, Perth

Local 341 A Food Act for Farmers, Not Corporations Presentation and AGM

Farmers’ age-old practices of saving, reusing, exchanging and selling seed are in jeopardy! Proposed changes to Canada’s Plant Breeders’ Rights Act would allow the world’s largest seed companies to exercise almost total control over seed in Canada. Join the National Farmers Union Perth/Oxford Local 341 and The Local Community Food Centre April 2, 7:30 p.m. …

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Coming Events

Monday, March 24, 7:45 p.m., Kintore United Church, Kintore: Roundtable Discussion on the Proposed Southwest Landfill in Zorra Township, hosted by the Oxford Coalition for Social Justice. This is an opportunity to get updated on the status of the proposed landfill, to share thoughts on the landfill’s impact on our rural community and to plan …

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Perth and Oxford County Farmers to Join April 9 Day of Action to Stop GM Alfalfa

Perth and Oxford County Farmers to Join April 9 Day of Action to Stop GM Alfalfa   On April 9, the National Farmers Union Perth/Oxford Local will join farmers and consumers from across Canada in a Day of Action to stop the release of genetically modified (GM) alfalfa. At its convention on March 2, the …

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Join the GM Alfalfa Day of Action in Stratford

On April 9, the the National Farmers Union Perth/Oxford Local 341 will take part in the Day of Action against the release of GM alfalfa.  Join us at the Stratford office of Perth- Wellington MP Gary Schellenberger – 544 Huron St., Stratford from 12 noon – 1 p.m.  For more information contact Ann Slater, NFU …

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GM Alfalfa Day of Action – April 9, 2013

Locals taking part in the GM Alfalfa Day of Action: Bruce Local 320 – Rally will be held outside local MP offices. Details TBA. For more information, contact Linda Baumberger at 519-832-2953. Grey Local 344 – Rally in Owen Sound, Office of Larry Miller, MP for Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound, 1131 2nd Avenue East. Contact Philip Woodhouse …

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