Save the farms that feed us. Permanent crop lands are in decline.
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My daughter Violet who is now 11 asked me to start this petition on her behalf when she was 6. Please read below. Thank you for signing and sharing.
"When my mother drives me to school I see new homes everywhere. In order to build new homes, farms are being sold. Trees are being taken down. Almost every street we go down has development signs.
I sometimes help my teacher with her booth at the local Farmer's Market. Most of the vendors sell produce purchased from the Food Terminal or come from other communities because there is no land for local farmers."
Please sign my petition in order to require a minimum area in every community to be preserved for farming and park lands.
1 in 7 farms in Canada are in metropolitan areas. Farms are down 7% since the last census. Read more here: (http://www.alternativesjournal.ca/sustainable-living/saving-land-feeds-us
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