Food & Health


The year in your ear | Dec 22 2016 | Victoria Fenner | World Social Forum, a steampunk mystery and getting in a good headspace for the new year. Some highlights from the rabble podcast network in 2016.
Photo: Melanie K Reed Photography/flickr
The world has much to learn from Cuba's agroecological revolution | Dec 20 2016 | Lois Ross | For more than 25 years, Cuba has been modelling its food production on agroecology and applying organic agriculture to a multitude of small-scale projects. It's time we took note.
A fierce holiday giving guide to build a better future | Dec 16 2016 | Maya Bhullar | A Canadian activist guide to fight for food, shelter, the environment and peace this holiday.
Toronto Reference Library. Flickr/Open Grid Scheduler
Learnings from earthworms: The ecstasy of an antipsychiatry breakthrough | Dec 15 2016 | Bonnie Burstow | A Toronto public library talk on Dec. 6, 2016 shows thrilling signs of an antipsychiatry breakthrough -- a huge audience, enthusiastic reception. Herein, we learn the lessons of the earthworms.
Photo: Steven Depolo/flickr
Tread lightly to lift the weight of the world | Dec 14 2016 | David Suzuki | We can all do our part to reduce consumption. We might find we're happier when we do.
Joyce and Judith Scott. Photo by Erik Butler.
'Entwined' a call to action for the rights of the disabled | Dec 8 2016 | Franke James | Judith Scott, whose art now hangs in the Museum of Modern Art, was institutionalized for 35 years. A new book tells her story.
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World-class chefs turn food waste into culinary masterpieces for those in need | Dec 2 2016 | Doreen Nicoll | "Theatre of Life" brings homeless people, sex workers, refugees, drug addicts and common people together to break bread in a unique dining experience in Milan.
Image: Flickr/School of Veterinary Medicine and Science University of Nottingham
Overdose deaths a public health crisis and no government has the solution | Nov 24 2016 | Nora Loreto | Rising tide of fentanyl overdoses requires radical action. Is decriminalization the solution?
Photo: Joseph Morris/flickr
Hungering for commitments on a new Canadian food policy | Nov 22 2016 | Lois Ross | Harvest season may be over in Canada, but for activist farmers the work is never done. As winter approaches, food activists are advocating for long-term policy changes that are increasingly urgent.
Study testing food for glyphosate residue on hold | Nov 16 2016 | Preliminary study results showed that many everyday foods have traces of this toxic chemical
Image: Fernwood Publishing
'Belongings: The Fight for Land and Food' | Nov 8 2016 | Victoria Fenner | An interview with author Sally Miller about the link between land ownership, conflict and food insecurity.
Image: Flickr/dvs
Canadian post-secondary students literally going hungry for an education | Nov 3 2016 | Adam van der Zwan | A new report reveals that out of over 4,000 students surveyed from five universities across Canada, a surprising 39 per cent are food insecure.

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