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My thoughts, from the Food Talk series organized by Richard Wolack in Vancouver. Thanks for inviting me Richard.
Nick Saul, Toronto-based co-author of The Stop: How the fight for good food transformed a community and inspired a movement, is coming to Vancouver to explore possibilities for a community food centre in the Vancouver area. He’ll be at the … Continue reading
Please join me at this Sustainable Economics workshop at Simon Fraser University: Sustainable Economics for the Real World Nov 1-2, 2013 9am-5:30pm $650 Instructor/speakers: Alexis Morgan, Global Water Roundtable, WWF; Peter Ladner, author (The Urban Food Revolution); Mark Pezarro, Earth … Continue reading
I’m honoured to have my book on @Food_Tank’s list of 13 must-read books on food. Here’s their whole list: 1. Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation by Michael Pollan Michael Pollan takes back the “single most important thing [to] … Continue reading
Unapproved GMO Monsanto wheat goes rogue in Oregon, prompting a lawsuit in Kansas. This USA Today story describes the implications for US trade with Europe and Asia: No genetically engineered wheat has been approved for U.S. farming. Many countries will … Continue reading
One of the more promising ways to put agriculture and food security on a more sustainable economic footing is using the proceeds of housing developments. When I researched this topic for my book (see chapter on “farming as the new … Continue reading
I’ll be moderating a panel on investing in food at the Canadian Responsible Investment Conference June 17-19 in Vancouver. #sioconf2013. I hope to see you there. I’ll be on Tuesday morning: Environment: Food Sustainability This session will explore some key … Continue reading
Mining and film financier and Bill Clinton buddy Frank Guistra is investing in high yield farmland, local food, award-winning olive oil and is bankrolling Modern Farmer Magazine… He knows something. He has also put money into Vancouver’s Sole Food Farm. Serious, … Continue reading