The Act proposes changes to nine pieces of federal legislation, seven under the oversight of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, and two under Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada.
Ethiopia boasts one of the strongest economies in Africa. But this comes at a heavy price for the country's farmers.
The University of Windsor Farmers' Market is the newest addition to a growing local food movement in Windsor, which counts 13 community gardens and five farmers' markets in the area.
Garlic is pretty cool. There are lots of types -- Duck Creek Farm's farmer John's favourite is Portugese Red -- to try and you can even try to grow your own.
Policy towards local food in Manitoba reflects a deeper problem -- the marriage of government to industrial agriculture to the detriment of family farmers.
We need policies and programs that encourage people to make farming their career choice!
3 Minute Action
The Monsanto Vs. Mother Earth Petition: Let the E.U. know that you demand that they tighten up patent laws to defend food and farmer’s rights worldwide.
While many farmers treat their employees fairly, temporary foreign worker programs create a systemic vulnerability for migrant workers.
The European Union banned three pesticides (Imidacloprid, Clothianidin and Thiamethoxam) to protect rapidly declining bee populations.
May 22, 2013 to May 23, 2013
116 Third AvenueOttawa , ON
Canada45° 24' 10.836" N, 75° 41' 18.582" W
Octopus Books will host a conversation on hunger, farming and food sovereignty with author Haroon Akram-Lodhi to launch his new book Hungry for Change: Farmers, Food Justice and the Agrarian Question.