FARMER TO FARMER PROJECT
initiatives such as:
PROJECT ONE: To facilitate an
exchange between farm groups in Canada and Cuba to share skills to
their mutual benefit. .
PHASE 2: (Proposed) Enhancing large-scale organic and urban agriculture in Canada (e.g. through centres of excellence).
ETHICAL, CO-OP, TRADE MODEL
Creation of a farmer led,
cooperative trade model to both
a) increase export markets for
Canadian food and beverage products to Cuba (hotels, Cuban population)
b) marry the large-scale production capacity of Cuban farmers (e.g. in citrus) with the technology, marketing and capital access of Canadian farmers to competitively capture and ethically share value added from international organic markets.