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The Agricultural Land Reserve is 40 this year.

The Farmland Defence League is celebrating:

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On April 18th our beloved Agricultural Land Reserve turns 40. The Farmland Defence League invites you to join us in one of two events to celebrate this milestone of the world’s first farmland reserve.

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Victoria: Honouring the Parents of BC Food Security

The Farmland Defence League is bringing together the MLAs of 1974 of all political stripes to honour the courage and vision they demonstrated in creating the world’s first farmland reserve. Join Bob Williams, Harold Steves, David Anderson and the rest of the 1974 MLA’s

Date: Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Time: 7:00 to 9:00 pm
Location: Sea Cider Farm and Apple Cidery http://www.seacider.ca/
2487 Mt. St. Michael Road, Saanichton
Tickets: $25 (cheques or cash only – payable to the Farmland Defence League of BC)
For more information or to obtain tickets: donnapassmore7@gmail,com or by mail: 890 Stevens Street, White Rock, BC V4B 4X3
Note: space is very limited, so get your tickets early!

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South Surrey: The Stars of Food Security Awards Dinner.

Special Guest Speaker: Dr. Anthony Hadland, farmer, agrologist and passionate advocate for preservation of the Peace River Valley
Date: Thursday, April 18, 2013. The Stars of Food Security Awards Dinner
Time: 6:30 to 9:30 pm
Location: Semiahmoo Fish & Game Club, 1284 – 184 Street, South Surrey, BC http://sfgc.ca/
Tickets: $40 (cheques or cash only – sorry, we’re not set up for plastic!) to 890 Stevens Street, White Rock, BC V4B 4X3