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Beyond Canada 150: The Three Sisters Beyond Canada 150: The Three Sisters Wednesday, 21 June 2017 Long before Confederation or the arrival of colonial ships, North America was home to diverse, abundant and resilient local agriculture systems developed and cared for by Indigenous Peoples. Among these...
#WeNeedAShift | A Whirlwind Week of Agroecology Advocacy with Emile Frison #WeNeedAShift | A Whirlwind Week of Agroecology Advocacy with Emile Frison Monday, 19 June 2017 USC Canada led a campaign that brought one of the world's foremost experts on biodiversity and food systems to Canada in early June. And did we ever spend a lot of time on Parliament Hill.
ICYMI Monday | The Bumper Crop or Bummer Crop? Edition ICYMI Monday | The Bumper Crop or Bummer Crop? Edition Monday, 19 June 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.
#WeNeedAShift | Agroecology on the Front Lines of Shifting Agriculture #WeNeedAShift | Agroecology on the Front Lines of Shifting Agriculture Thursday, 15 June 2017 Here's how agroecology has been part of the shift to diversified food systems in countries where USC Canada works with local partners.
ICYMI Monday | The Hope and Frustration Edition ICYMI Monday | The Hope and Frustration Edition Monday, 12 June 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.
Feeding the World 101 Feeding the World 101 Saturday, 10 June 2017 What does it take to "feed the world"?

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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