A very intriguing article was published in the Globe and Mail on Monday about food banks in Canada, which started off as a band-aid solution many years ago, and were supposed to “fix” the problem and run themselves out of business within a few years of beginning their services. The article is very thought-provoking, and is worth taking a few …

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Visit the Facebook Page to signup! The Atlatic Canadian Organic Regional Network is hosting a“Meet Your Farmer Bike Tour”. Enjoy a beautiful bike ride through the countryside with friends and family! Experience organic food and farms! Join us as we visit such wonderful places as the Ironwood, Oakmanor, and Horse & Garden Farms. Participate in the IncrEdible Picnic at Harmony …

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A short but impactful article from the Huffington Post: GENEVA — The United Nations says world food production must increase by up to 100 percent by 2050 and focus on greener methods to sustain an expected 9 billion population. The U.N.’s annual World Economic and Social Survey says governments must help small-scale farms thrive to keep people fed and reduce …

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  The Toronto Star recently published an interesting article about the proposal for a buy-local policy in Toronto. There are conflicting opinions regarding this topic; some feel that consumers should get “more bank for their buck”, while others feel it is important to support local farmers and to invest in the local economy. The issues presented in this article are …

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