French Minister Stands Up for Agroecology
Friday, 19 September 2014
France's Minister for Agriculture, Agrifood and Forestry, Stéphane Le Foll, put his support for agroecology in writing this week, in advance of the first International Symposium on Agroecology...
#FBF: USC Canada Hits the Internet in 1997
Thursday, 18 September 2014
November 1997 issue of USC Canada's quarterly volunteer newsletter, 56 Sparks
Flashback Friday! Seventeen years ago today, USC Canada's very first website went live. Take a look at a screen capture...
Help Wanted: Kiosk Hosts at Events Across Canada
Tuesday, 16 September 2014
Photo: Seeds of Diversity
Calling all people-persons! We are looking for dynamic individuals to host USC Canada information kiosks at a few events coming up:
Friends for Peace Day on Sept. 27 in...
A "New" Solution Centuries in the Making
Monday, 15 September 2014
While the world looks for ways to feed an increasing population, it seems we could take a cue from century-old traditional breading techniques and farmers' expertise.
USAID, the U.S. Agency for International...
Agroecology: "a new agrarian revolution"
Wednesday, 10 September 2014
What do you get when you fuse science, traditional agriculture and a movement towards better food systems? Agroecology.
A recent Guardian article discusses agroecology, not just as the answer to the...