Saskatchewan is taking the federal government to court over its mandatory climate change program. The National Farmers Union is among those intervening in the court case this week.
What does every kid learn in school? That to grow anything, you need seed, soil, water and sun. But what if you removed soil from the equation? Wouldn’t the possibilities be almost endless?
The New Year is just a few weeks away -- a good time for reflection. My resolution this year is going to be all about how I can work towards sustainable eating practices.
The Central Experimental Farm (CEF) in Ottawa is a 1055-acre open-space jewel in a modern metropolis. The government is trying to parcel it out to developers.
There is a growing interest in agriculture as a career among a diverse group of new farmers, and many are succeeding in developing successful farm businesses. However, they need supportive policies.
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An interview with author Sally Miller about the link between land ownership, conflict and food insecurity.
World Food Day has Lois Ross opening her bookshelf to share good reads about food, agriculture and communities. Here are our farming columnist's top 10 resources this harvest season.
It’s hubris to think we can manage complex ecosystem dynamics using simple-minded band-aid approaches.
Ian Baird has no reason to be blue. The hot, dry summer which has plagued home gardeners and farmers across Ontario has been a welcome zephyr to the owner of the Terre Bleu Lavender Farm near Milton.
In recent months, there have been a number of announcements related to genetically modified crops. So, what actions are being taken in Canada and internationally to expand the debate about GM crops?