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USC Champion: Sally Humphries USC Champion: Sally Humphries Tuesday, 25 November 2014 USC Canada is deeply indebted to our hundreds of Run for Biodiversity Champions - people like Dr. Sally Humphries. Sally is a University of Guelph anthropology professor, and one of the founders of the...
ICYMI Monday: Privatized Seeds, Call for a Neonic Ban & more ICYMI Monday: Privatized Seeds, Call for a Neonic Ban & more Monday, 24 November 2014 Trade deals criminalize farmers' seeds - grain.org A new article from GRAIN says trade agreements are imposing seed privatization and restrict farmers' rights to work with seeds. The six largest seed...
This is What Climate Change Looks Like- Mali Update Part 1 This is What Climate Change Looks Like- Mali Update Part 1 Friday, 21 November 2014 You wouldn't know it but the crops in these two photos began from the same seed stock.  Left: Dji Diarra stands with his sorghum in Ournion, Mopti region, Mali in mid October.Right: Amadou...
#LottaLove105: Lotta Hitschmanova’s Uniform #LottaLove105: Lotta Hitschmanova’s Uniform Tuesday, 18 November 2014 Thank you to the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 for letting us repost this article. This blog post originally appeared here. By Dan Conlin, Curator at the Canadian Museum of Immigration...
ICYMI Monday: Disappearing Phosphorus, Interview with Hilal Elver & more ICYMI Monday: Disappearing Phosphorus, Interview with Hilal Elver & more Monday, 17 November 2014 The Right to Food: An Interview With Hilal Elver - truth-out.org Hilal Elver, the United Nations' Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food, talks agroecology, food security as a human right, and...
USC Canada at #FoodWaves USC Canada at #FoodWaves Thursday, 13 November 2014 Hundreds of food leaders from across Canada will converge in Halifax November 13-16th, 2014 for Waves of Change: Sustainable Food for All, Food Secure Canada's eighth National Assembly. USC Canada will...
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 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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