To all our supporters: Please take a minute to add your name to our on-line petition, even if you have already signed the paper petition that is being circulated by our group. http://www.petitiononline.com/Upton/petition.html Public pressure will make a difference. “The future depends on what we do in the present.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi
PEI Premier Pat Binns stopped by our booth on his way into the Charlottetown Farmers Market today and added his signature to our petition to save the Upton Farms. Thank you for your support, Mr. Premier!
Tucker wants everyone to know that we now have over 300 signatures on our online petition! Our old-fashioned paper petition has over 1,000. Surely an internet petition can do better than that? Spread the word! Thanks to Jan Rankin-Collie for the great pic of Tucker at Upton Farm.
When Paul R. Egan signed our online petition, he added the inspiring words that you read above. They are imprinted on Jan Rankin-Collie’s beautiful picture of the Upton Farmlands, taken in autumn 2006. Thank you, Paul and Jan, for reminding us why we are working so hard to preserve this land.
PRESERVING THE UPTON FARM AS A GREEN BELT The Upton Farm, located on both sides of the Trans Canada Highway between the North River Causeway and the traffic light by the Upton Road, was part of the Federal Agricultural Research Farm. The fields and mixed woods, start at the Beach Grove Forest Division and run […]