Rising interest rates.
Skyrocketing fuel prices.
And yet commodity prices are still strong.
There are a lot of issues at play in the food and farm economy. How do the current trends and world news affect food and agriculture marketing? Len Kahn, founder, Kahntact, and Jo-Ann McArthur, president and founding partner, Nourish Food Marketing, try to make sense of the topsy-turvy news cycle and its effect on farmers and the food economy. Watch their presentation to Canadian Agri-Food Marketers Alliance (CAMA), “The changing face of agri-marketing – 2022 and beyond.”
January is the time for resolutions, fresh starts and new ideas. In that vein, here are a few of my personal hopes and wishes for Canadian farmers and those who work in the agri-food sector in 2022. COVID under control – While the Canadian agri-food sector has weathered the two years of pandemic relatively well, … Read More
What lessons does the past hold as the farming community and industry prepare to meet the challenges of the COVID-19 crisis? Overall, agriculture remains resilient in the face of adversity – it has dealt with and recovered from disease challenges and closed markets before. Let’s review some essential case-studies. Perhaps the best-known epidemic to hit … Read More
Every August long weekend, Canadians across the land celebrate Food Day Canada. It’s a time to explore and enjoy the diverse flavours of our great country. For many of us, this year’s celebration will be bittersweet. On October 29, 2020, Food Day Canada founder and Canada’s first and, so far, only Food Laureate, Anita Stewart, … Read More