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Farmland preservation : land for future generations

Author: Wayne Caldwell; Stewart G Hilts; Bronwynne Wilton
Publisher: Winnipeg, Manitoba : University of Manitoba Press, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
"As land is lost to urban sprawl and other non-farm activity, our ability to produce food is diminished and options for future food production are limited. Farmland preservation speaks to the need to preserve the agricultural land base for future generations. The need for protection is driven by uncertainty caused by climate change, population growth, food security, energy availability, and other local and global  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Farmland preservation.
Print version:
Farmland preservation.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Wayne Caldwell; Stewart G Hilts; Bronwynne Wilton
ISBN: 9780887555206 0887555209 9780887555183 0887555187
OCLC Number: 1030234584
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 243 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cover; Contents; Preface to the Second Edition; Introduction; Chapter 1. Canadian Farmland: A Fluctuating Commodity; Chapter 2. Agricultural Land Protection in Quebec; Chapter 3. Farmland Preservation in Ontario; Chapter 4. The Farmland Preservation Program in British Columbia; Chapter 5. Learning about the Agricultural and Food System in Your Municipality; Chapter 6. Smart Growth in Ontario: Getting Ahead of the Future; Chapter 7. Farmland Protection and Livable Communities in British Columbia; Chapter 8. Rural Non-Farm Development and the Agricultural Industry in Ontario. Chapter 9. Preserving and Promoting Agricultural Activities in the Peri-Urban SpaceChapter 10. Ontario Farmland Trust: Bringing Permanence to Farmland Protection; Chapter 11. Farmland Preservation Policies in the United States; Chapter 12. Planning for the Future of Agriculture; Chapter 13. Farmland Preservation in Australia; Conclusion; Contributors.
Responsibility: edited by Wayne J. Caldwell, Stew Hilts, and Bronwynne Wilton.


This second edition of Farmland Preservation provides a range of views and case studies from across Canada, the United States and beyond. Its fourteen essays are intended to help the reader  Read more...


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