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Saturday, 10 June 2017 00:00

Feeding the World 101

What does it take to "feed the world"?
Food security and biodiversity begin on the farm.
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.
USC Canada is pleased to announce a generous $2-million donation from The W. Garfield Weston Foundation in support of the most comprehensive nation-wide seed biodiversity program: The Bauta Family Initiative on Canadian Seed Security.
Governments urged to accelerate shift to diverse, ecological food systems
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.
We need a shift to diversified, eco-friendly food systems. That means agriculture needs to change.
Why we need a transition to diversified, agroecological food systems and how to get there.
The unanticipated breach in the "Doomsday Vault's" defenses highlights the precarious state of food and seed security in the face of climate change.
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.

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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