A new book is encouraging a bigger local food movement in the province. The book is entitled Food Futures, Growing a Sustainable Food System for NL.
Newfoundland and Labrador imports at least three quarters of its food supply. That leaves the province in a somewhat precarious position with only a three day supply of some necessary staples.
Catherine Keske is an associate professor at the university of California and an adjunct professor at the Grenfell Campus of MUN. She says one way to work on a solution is to buy local.
She says it’s a good idea to look for a Made in Newfoundland label, and increase the demand with your dollars. Listen to her talk with VOCM’s Paddy Daly here: