By Karen Briere, The Western Producer, June 8, 2017
SWIFT CURRENT, Sask. — Michael Gertler wants to know why there aren’t more organic producers in Saskatchewan.
The University of Saskatchewan sociologist, along with colleagues JoAnn Jaffe from the University of Regina and Mary Beckie at the University of Alberta, has questions about restructuring in the farm sector, particularly what could be inhibiting growth in the organic sector.
“As social scientists deeply interested in agriculture, we asked ourselves, ‘what’s been holding it back?’ ” he said.