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Reaping the Nutritional Benefits of Organic Ag in Nepal Reaping the Nutritional Benefits of Organic Ag in Nepal Thursday, 23 February 2017 A village health worker is observing significant improvement in health conditions of the children in her village - something she credits to farmers cultivating a large diversity of vegetables with organic...
ICYMI Monday | The Many Side Benefits of Organic Ag Edition ICYMI Monday | The Many Side Benefits of Organic Ag Edition Tuesday, 21 February 2017 ICYMI Monday is USC Canada's weekly roundup - not that kind - of food, agriculture and policy news from here at home and around the world.
Science Applied to Organic Agriculture Helps All Farmers Science Applied to Organic Agriculture Helps All Farmers Tuesday, 14 February 2017 Research in organic systems is supporting a long neglected agricultural sector that is responding remarkably. Investment in organic agriculture research is a solid bet.
ICYMI Monday | The What's a Pawpaw Fruit? Edition ICYMI Monday | The What's a Pawpaw Fruit? Edition Monday, 13 February 2017 ICYMI Monday is USC Canada's weekly roundup - not that kind - of food, agriculture and policy news from here at home and around the world.
When Women are Empowered to Succeed, Everyone Wins When Women are Empowered to Succeed, Everyone Wins Friday, 10 February 2017 When women have opportunities in agriculture, they pay it forward.
See You at a Seedy Saturday (or Sunday)! See You at a Seedy Saturday (or Sunday)! Tuesday, 07 February 2017 Every year, we try to hit as many Seedy Saturdays (and Sundays) as possible, so we can chat to the people who love seeds as much as we do - YOU. Here's where we'll be this year.

LottaHitschmanova tbnWhat's in a Name?

We’re called USC Canada because we started out way back in 1945 as the Unitarian Service Committee, founded by the energetic Dr. Lotta Hitschmanova. We’re still planting the seeds that Lotta sowed. Find out more about our founder, Dr. Lotta Hitschmanova.

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