Tag Archive | food security

Why do governments hate small food producers?

By Bobby O’Keefe These kinds of stories really make me go nuts. Locally, HRM council debates food security, urban farming, and eating local, yet tries to shut down restaurants not over health issues but over zoning issues. What’s worse, the place was a restaurant before the current tenants moved in, and it’s practically surrounded by […]

Public entity, private data

About a month ago Statistics Canada released a report on alcoholic beverage sales. The basic gist, beer sales were dying. Secondary story – Canadian beer sales were losing out to imports and to an extent other beverages. Oddly, stories in the United States told a different story, despite the fact that trends in the two […]