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Ontario PCs want to add food literacy to the province’s proposed Local Food Act. The MPP bringing forward the amendment to the act says that in his party’s consultations with industry stakeholders, the PCs found that food literacy was a … Continue reading
Find out at my new talk on the economic sustainability of local at the Stone Soup Festival 3 pm May 11 at Britannia Community Centre on Commercial Drive. I’ll be looking at rooftop growing, new market niches for entrepreneurs, vertical … Continue reading
Doug Saunders’ column is a good jolt to urban food mythology– imported food has benefits too. That’s important to remember, even though Saunders leans out too far to make his point. For example, his statement “Imported food is often nutritionally … Continue reading
Imagine if you could do one very easy thing every day that would — Help you eat heathier — help you learn more about what you eat — give you one more small reason to eat more local food — bring … Continue reading
Great article below on the university student farm revolution… Kudos to UBC’s Mark Bomford, quoted extensively. He was just hired by Yale University with real financial support after almost a decade of scraping and hustling to keep his job and … Continue reading