Lois Ross

Columnists
May 23, 2018
Migrant workers harvest corn. Photo: Bob Nichols/U.S. Department of Agriculture/Flickr

The plight of farm workers in Canada

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.
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Nov 21, 2017
Farmers called on ASEAN Summit leaders to adopt the UN  Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and Other People Working in the Rural Areas on November 12, 2017. Photo: @via_campesina/Twitter

Food sovereignty group publishes report

Lois Ross
Global small farmer movement La Via Campesina has released a report on food sovereignty and food production problems around the world.
Columnists
Nov 1, 2017
Photo: Alan Lissner/freegrassy.net

Food, truth, and reconciliation

As 'The Lancet' releases shocking information on deaths cause by pollution, the continuing saga of Grassy Narrows’ mercury poisoning remains the shame of Canada
Columnists
Jul 18, 2017
 Urban Organic Farming. Photo: Visit.org/flickr

Street Farm serves up food for the soul

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.
Columnists
Oct 18, 2016

Top 10 books to celebrate World Food Day

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.

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