The suburban farmers
The Marineaus of Laval are thriving despite the writing on the walls of the encroaching subdivisions
By DAVID JOHNSTON, The Gazette August 27, 2010
Extraite:Roger Marineau (centre), sons Louis (left) and Martin sell their produce through their own little chain of three roadside kiosks.Photograph by: JOHN KENNEY THE GAZETTE, The GazetteNot so very long ago, the suburban Montreal farmer was considered something of a fool. If he couldn’t see the symbolic writing on the walls of the encroaching suburban subdivisions around him, then there must be something wrong with him.
The writing on the wall said, Go Away. Make room for urban sprawl. Get out of the city into the country, where land prices are cheaper and you expand and can compete better with the new multinational giants
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