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David Suzuki | Although a major share of transport and energy emissions are carbon dioxide from burning coal, oil and gas, food systems are more complex. CO2 makes up only half of food-related emissions.
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Lois Ross | What do public pension funds have to do with Canadian agriculture? The answer to that question begins with the Prairie Wheat Pools that farmers formed back in the 1920s.
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Lois Ross | A new report from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives presents important data about the loss of family farms and increasing land concentration on the Prairies.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.