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Lois Ross | The NFUniversity is working to educate, build awareness and encourage alliances with those who understand the importance of food production, but do not necessarily farm.
Columnists
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Lois Ross | "The reality is that most Canadians do not know much about food issues -- they do not understand issues of farm to plate," says Mark Gregory, founder of Farmwork to Feed Canada.
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Shane Martínez | Why is there a widespread refusal to acknowledge or depict migrant farmworkers in representations about agricultural produce?
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Lois Ross | Engaging reads on agriculture and food for the last days of summer.
Podcast
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Victoria Fenner | An international panel talks about the pandemic and farm workers from a global perspective. A replay of a webinar held on July 3, 2020.
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Scott Neigh | Organic vegetable farmer Brent Preston talks about the work of a new national coalition called Farmers for Climate Solutions.
Podcast
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Victoria Fenner | Seedchange is working with farmers and gardeners to plant, share and breed new seed varieties. A conversation with a seed producer in Nova Scotia about the program and how to save your own seeds.
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Lois Ross | The pandemic has sparked reconsiderations in some communities about food security. Many have turned to local farmers and distributors, eager to support small businesses that might be struggling.
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Lois Ross | The National Farmers Union's latest report, "Tackling the Farm Crisis and the Climate Crisis," focuses on how to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture while also improving food security.
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The NFU celebrated 50 years of advocating for family farms, women farmers, Indigenous farmers and farmers all around the world last year. Image: NationalFarmersUnion/Twitter
Lois Ross | The National Farmers Union has fought many important battles over the last 50 years. The NFU's stories are inspiring, and need to be known, respected and remembered.
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Lois Ross | As we come to the close of 2019, it's important to reflect on some of the major issues affecting agriculture and food production. There have been promising stories and some that are worrisome.
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Cargill beef-processing plant in Schuyler, Nebraska. Image: Ammodramus/Wikimedia Commons
Lois Ross | With a minority government in place, there may be an opportunity to push for expanding the climate change debate to include the impact that industrial agriculture is having on our environment.