"We have forgotten how to be good guests, how to walk lightly on the earth as its other creatures do."
-- Barbara Ward
Food Growers, Farms and Retailers in Prince Edward Island
PEI Hog Commodity Marketing Board
Overview: The PEI Hog Commodity Marketing Board was established in 1971 under authority of Prince Edward Island=s Natural Products Marketing Act, following a producer plebiscite in March of that year. The Marketing Board concept was acceptable to the province=s hog producers, who felt they needed an organization that had the legal authority to work effectively in the areas of market price setting, marketing and promotion. The Board=s mandate has since expanded to include industry representation in matters
PEI Hog Commodity Marketing Board Suite 212, Farm Centre, 420 Univers Charlottetown, PE C1A 7Z5
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