LETTER: Nothing to replace vanishing farmland

Weekly letters to the editor from within the Sooke community.

I am quite concerned over the speed our farm land is vanishing, especially in the Peace River Valley in northern B.C.

These river banks have farm grown vegetables and fruit in abundance. It has a short hot growing season in very rich soil. There is no need to add chemical fertilizer that is detrimental to our health.

If we sell land for housing developments, the loss of quality foods will be gone forever. It is very important to be considerate for generations to come.

Buy locally and support our local farmers. Nothing can replace healthy food in our diets.

Martha Moore

Sooke

 

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