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Island Morning Farm Day

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We are here at the Olde MacKenzie Farm in Rose Valley. 

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Careywood2.JPGOur host Carey Wood tells us about her decision to move to P.E.I. and follow a lifelong love affair with agriculture. 

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Carey takes us through a year in the life of the Olde MacKenzie Farm.

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hal mills web.jpgHal Mills, the father of the Dunk dropped in for a visit.

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PatrickDunphy2.JPGHe is making a name for himself farming soy beans. Patrick Dunphy tells us why he has chosen to concentrate on one of P.E.I.'s newer crops.

 

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IanPetrie2.JPGKeeping an eye on the industry for three decades. Our agriculture guru Ian Petrie joined us at the Olde MacKenzie Farm with his unique take on farming on P.E.I...past, present and future. 

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GeorgeWebster2.JPGFarming is three generations deep in George Webster's family, and now he is responsible for determining policy for the province as the agriculture minister. 

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JeremyStead2.JPGHe is a fifth generation farmer and Jeremy Stead is already a seasoned veteran of the farming business. He tells us what he'd like consumers to know about his job as a beef producer.

 

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 Malcolm Stanley in performance

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Song #2 was about his "day job" making pottery!

 

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Encouraging Prince Edward Islanders to appreciate farmers. We'll talk with the head of the Federation of Agriculture about a new survey that his group has just completed.

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 Who will grow our food? That's the subject of a series of community potlucks and discussions that will be held across the province starting on November 6th. We'll hear how P-E-I farmers will be involved.

 

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