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Spring Seed Lingo Spring Seed Lingo Monday, 30 March 2015 It's getting to be that time of year when your garden is slowly revealing itself from under the snow. Now you're finally allowed to maybe start thinking of planting things. It's garden planning time.
Growing Beyond Social Barriers Growing Beyond Social Barriers Wednesday, 25 March 2015 Forty-one years ago, Lakchhe Pariyar was born in a tiny village in the Himalayas of northern Nepal. Life in this magnificent but isolated and rugged terrain presents many barriers but Lakchhe had an additional...
#CelebrateSeeds So Far: Thank YOU for Making this Possible! #CelebrateSeeds So Far: Thank YOU for Making this Possible! Wednesday, 25 March 2015 It's been more than a month since we kicked off our I Am A Seed Saver campaign, with the aim to celebrate good seeds in all their amazingness. And the reaction has been inspiring. A whole world of seedy...
Meet Some Seed Savers: Aabir Dey Meet Some Seed Savers: Aabir Dey Tuesday, 24 March 2015 Photo courtesy of Aabir Dey For a guy who works on a crisis, Aabir seems like a positive, laid-back kind of guy. But he sure knows how to start a conversation with a bang. Read more about how Aabir...
ICYMI Monday: Arctic Apple Cleared for Canadian Consumption & more ICYMI Monday: Arctic Apple Cleared for Canadian Consumption & more Monday, 23 March 2015 Here's your weekly round-up of food news you can use from around the world and here at home.
Clover: Don't Leave Soil Health to Luck Clover: Don't Leave Soil Health to Luck Tuesday, 17 March 2015 What pops into your head when you think of St. Patrick's Day? The colour green? Pots of gold at the end of the rainbow? Clover?

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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