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EVENT | Shifting Ground: Transitioning to Diversified, Agroecological Food Systems with Emile Frison EVENT | Shifting Ground: Transitioning to Diversified, Agroecological Food Systems with Emile Frison Tuesday, 23 May 2017 Why we need a transition to diversified, agroecological food systems and how to get there.
This #BiodiversityDay, We Call for a Change in the Way We Grow Our Food This #BiodiversityDay, We Call for a Change in the Way We Grow Our Food Monday, 22 May 2017 We need a shift to diversified, eco-friendly food systems. That means agriculture needs to change.
Has Doomsday Arrived? Svalbard Flood Reveals Need for Farmer-Led Seed Security Has Doomsday Arrived? Svalbard Flood Reveals Need for Farmer-Led Seed Security Friday, 19 May 2017 The unanticipated breach in the "Doomsday Vault's" defenses highlights the precarious state of food and seed security in the face of climate change.
ICYMI Monday | The Climate Change is Happening, Now What Edition ICYMI Monday | The Climate Change is Happening, Now What Edition Monday, 15 May 2017 ICYMI Monday is USC Canada's weekly roundup - not that kind - of food, agriculture and policy news from here at home and around the world.
Seed TV: A Seed's Journey from Field to Fork on CBC Seed TV: A Seed's Journey from Field to Fork on CBC Monday, 15 May 2017 Our Executive Director, Jane Rabinowicz, was featured in "We Are Canada" on CBC! Watch online as Jane takes you on a seed's journey from field to fork.
Forget the Bouquet – Get Your Mom Flowers that Last All Summer Forget the Bouquet – Get Your Mom Flowers that Last All Summer Wednesday, 10 May 2017 Mother's Day is fast approaching. But don't worry, you still have time to think outside the vase. Green thumb or not, there's an idea here for your mother(s)!

LottaHitschmanova tbnWhat's in a Name?

We’re called USC Canada because we started out way back in 1945 as the Unitarian Service Committee, founded by the energetic Dr. Lotta Hitschmanova. We’re still planting the seeds that Lotta sowed. Find out more about our founder, Dr. Lotta Hitschmanova.

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