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Poverty Bites Us All: We Want Zero Hunger in Canada

We have invited guest blogger, Niki Black, to share some of the pressing food issues highlighted in the Eat Think Vote campaign, led by Food Secure Canada and others across Canada, in advance of the federal election on October 19, 2015. 587 more words
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Suffering of animals

“I became a vegetarian after realizing that animals feel afraid, cold, hungry and unhappy like we do. I feel very deeply about vegetarianism and the animal kingdom. 112 more words


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Let’s make food an election issue!

Food Secure Canada and its partners across the country are engaging Canadians about food during this federal election. Canada requires a food policy cutting across health, environment, education and the economy to address the interrelated issues of hunger, unsustainable food production, climate change, and unhealthy diets. 201 more words

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Kenya, Scotland, India: GMO crops in the news

Big developments in the agricultural biotechnology world in the past few days:

First, Scotland announced it would ban the cultivation of GMO crops. This follows the recent EU policy change allowing member states to make their own decisions regarding the use of biotechnology. 186 more words

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Information for newbies about GMOs

My all-in pursuit of health and longevity through plant-based nutrition has caused me to do more reading about genetically modified foods, known as GMOs (genetically modified organisms).   205 more words

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Farm To Table, New Orleans, August 8-10 2015

The 3rd Annual Farm to Table International Conference is scheduled for August 8-10, 2015, at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. F2Ti features the brightest thought leaders and leading practitioners in the burgeoning farm-to-table movement. 241 more words


Launching "Food Counts: Halifax Food Assessment"

On Wednesday June 3rd, the Halifax Seaport Farmers’ Market was abuzz as community members, media and local food advocates from various sectors gathered for the release of… 901 more words

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