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ICYMI Monday | The There's Something in the Water Edition ICYMI Monday | The There's Something in the Water Edition Monday, 10 April 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.
ICYMI Monday | The Lowly Worm and Other Biodiversity Edition ICYMI Monday | The Lowly Worm and Other Biodiversity Edition Monday, 03 April 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.
WATCH | What Can We Do to Halt the Rapid Decline of Seed Diversity? WATCH | What Can We Do to Halt the Rapid Decline of Seed Diversity? Tuesday, 28 March 2017 An episode of the awarding La semaine verte focuses on the importance of seed in agriculture. It delves into how folks around the world (including our own Jane Rabinowicz!) are safeguarding the seed diversity...
ICYMI Monday | The Pesticides Are Not the Future Edition ICYMI Monday | The Pesticides Are Not the Future Edition Monday, 27 March 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.
Organic is Good for the Planet but Needs More Support, Say Authors of UBC Study Organic is Good for the Planet but Needs More Support, Say Authors of UBC Study Monday, 27 March 2017 Organic growers and researchers have been sustainably innovating on a shoestring budget for decades. Imagine what could be achieved with more.
Seeds of Equality Seeds of Equality Friday, 24 March 2017 Do you know what seed banks have to do with gender equality?

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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