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Visitors to this site can embark on an exploration of more than
a century of rural and farming life in the province of Manitoba.
By examining the economic, technical, scientific and cultural
aspects of the evolution that has taken place in farm work, the
exhibition aims, in particular, to emphasize the close, if not
uneventful, relationship between farming communities and the natural
At the same time, the exhibition hopes to encourage its visitors
to reflect on a dual phenomenon of considerable importance: on
the one hand, francophone rural communities are being drawn into
a world-wide economy, whose pressures and demands extend far beyond
the community setting; on the other, the francophone community
continues to affirm its distinct cultural identity, deriving sustenance
from a shared rural experience on Manitoba soil. .
Between tradition and modern practice, between subsistence family
farms and immense agri-food businesses, between the parish and
the "global village", between a mythic image of the
land and biotechnological advances in knowledge, there emerges
the history of a little corner of the country and those who live
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