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Opinion: It’s time to finally address the lack of diversity in agriculture

Opinion: It’s time to finally address the lack of diversity in agriculture

Overcoming sexism and racism can’t be something we just talk about — bold action is needed

Reading Time: 3 minutes Agriculture can no longer afford — literally — to be a non-inclusive industry. As we look bravely to 2021, hopefully burgeoned by plentiful crops and improved grain prices, it seems fitting to assess where our sector is at when it comes to our most important resource — people — and where we intend to go. […] Read more

Marion Ashton, executive director of Sankofa Arts and Music Foundation, shares a Black is Beautiful beer with Haydon Dewes, owner of Cabin Brewing. The black forest coffee stout was brewed in support of the Black Lives Matter movement and will raise $20,000 for Sankofa.

Alberta companies join Black Lives Matter beer fundraiser

Reading Time: 4 minutes Bringing people together over a beer. That’s the goal of several businesses from across central Alberta that have joined forces to create a fundraiser beer to support the Black Lives Matter movement. “Beer is a great equalizer. You can break down a lot of barriers just by sitting down and having a beer with someone,” […] Read more