As we head into another growing season, we should be asking ourselves how sustainable our agricultural system is generally, but in particular, how fair it is given the treatment of farm workers.
Climate change and species extinction represent the greatest crises facing us today. Hopefully Manitoba's government will show leadership and protect community pastures for future generations.
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.
Will the Liberal government take this opportunity to encourage sustainable agriculture and healthy food practices -- instead of bowing to the pressure of corporations bent on making profits?
More than 345,000 jobs are involved in the production and processing of eggs, chicken, turkey, and dairy products. Act now to protect these workers during NAFTA re-negotiations.
Street Farm is the story of Sole Food Street Farms and how the creation of an urban farm eventually developed into a network of four farms located in Vancouver's East Hastings district.
In mid-May the federal government began to release the long-awaited results of the 2016 Agriculture Census. While lots of the detail has yet to be revealed, there is enough to see the big picture.
The Liberals tabled another "stay-tuned" budget, with little commitment and definitely little vision for how the agricultural economy of this country might be best developed in the public interest.
In the lead-up to this week's federal budget, the Centre for Policy Alternatives has published an important document chronicling what has been happening to land in one Prairie province.
Harvest season may be over in Canada, but for activist farmers the work is never done. As winter approaches, food activists are advocating for long-term policy changes that are increasingly urgent.