Urban Husbandry in Toronto


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Essay #: 063629
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Urban Husbandry in Toronto
Why the city needs it and consumers need more of it
The argument at the core of this paper is that animal husbandry in Toronto is desirable for several reasons: it protects people from genetically-modified foodstuffs; it allows people to be self-sufficient and not reliant upon wholesale producers and retailers; and it permits ordinary people to do their part protecting the environment from harm. As at least one scholar has put it, “in Ontario, many farmers are facing an income crisis. Too many people lack access to healthy food. And, despite growing demand for local food, our centralized, large-scale food processors, distributors, and retailers are unable to provide it.” The rise in food cost, the...
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