WHO WE ARE
The QFA has been embedded in the Anglophone agricultural and rural community of Quebec for over 60 years.
We have close connections with many regional, provincial and national organizations including the Union des producteurs agricoles (UPA) family and related producer groups, La Financiere agricole, Reseau Agriconseils, Agricarrieres, Quebec Community Groups Network (QCGN), Community Health and Social Services Network (CHSSN), Quebec 4-H, the Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) and Farm Management Canada (FMC), as well as education and research institution Macdonald Campus of McGill University.
As a minority-language group, with an understanding of Quebec’s farm business culture, we are in the unique position of offering a conduit through which partners and stakeholders on both ends of Canada’s language spectrum can operate.
What We Do
We keep our finger on the pulse of Quebec agricultural society by communicating with partners and stakeholder groups, through our newspaper, social media, meetings, and correspondence. We are innovation champions and run a series of six videoconferences every winter focusing on a range of ‘hot-topic’ subjects designed to keep our farming and rural community up to date with issues entering public awareness. Farm Fairs are visited throughout the summer season and Farm Safety is actively promoted as part of our programming.
In addition to a range of member benefits, we offer an English to French and French to English, professional translations service specializing in the agricultural lexicon. We manage a number of projects each seeking to benefit Quebec’s minority language community.