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ICYMI Monday: Climate Change vs. Your Health, Organic Seeds and More ICYMI Monday: Climate Change vs. Your Health, Organic Seeds and More Monday, 29 September 2014 Last Week was Organic Week – OrganicWeek.ca The annual Organic Week is the largest celebration of organic food, farming and products in the country. As Canadian Organic Growers puts it, "Organic represents...
Food and the Climate: Peas in a Pod Food and the Climate: Peas in a Pod Friday, 26 September 2014 In the lead up to the U.N.'s Climate Summit 2014, tens of thousands of people descended on New York City for the People's Climate March last Sunday. The march makes its way down the Avenue of the Americas...
ICYMI Monday: Cross-Bred Crops, Symposium on Agroecology & More ICYMI Monday: Cross-Bred Crops, Symposium on Agroecology & More Monday, 22 September 2014 By Mila Milankovic, guest-blogger for USC Canada Cross-Bred Crops Get Fit Faster – Nature.com Conventional crop breeding is beating out GMOs when it comes to drought tolerance in corn. The Drought...
Farmer for a Day! Farmer for a Day! Monday, 22 September 2014 Are you curious about what goes on before food reaches store shelves? Learn something new while giving back to your community with USC Canada's Volunteer Farm Days! It's simple - join a small group...
French Minister Stands Up for Agroecology French Minister Stands Up for Agroecology Friday, 19 September 2014 France's Minister for Agriculture, Agrifood and Forestry, Stéphane Le Foll, put his support for agroecology in writing this week, in advance of the first International Symposium on Agroecology...
#FBF: USC Canada Hits the Internet in 1997 #FBF: USC Canada Hits the Internet in 1997 Thursday, 18 September 2014 November 1997 issue of USC Canada's quarterly volunteer newsletter, 56 Sparks Flashback Friday! Seventeen years ago today, USC Canada's very first website went live. Take a look at a screen capture...
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We’re called USC Canada because we started out way back in 1945 as the Unitarian Service Committee, founded by the energetic and indefatigable 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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