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Margaret Atwood

Joins farm community cause

7 Jul, 2014

Atwood lends her support to a small farming community in Midhurst, Ontario, where citizens are petitioning against transforming Midhurst’s 2,000 acres of farmland into a suburban city. In a statement, Atwood argues

If you’ve got prime farmland, why don’t you use it as prime farmland? It took 13,000 years to build that soil. Once that soil is gone, it’s gone.