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The Red Road The Red Road Tuesday, 21 October 2014 By Marti Settle, acting Deputy Executive Director, USC Canada La Piste Rouge and the Boabab tree (Photo: Marti Settle) BURKINA FASO - Two hours north of Ouagadougou, on the outskirts of Kongoussi,...
ICYMI Monday: Best of #WFD2014, Canadian Food Security Crisis & more ICYMI Monday: Best of #WFD2014, Canadian Food Security Crisis & more Monday, 20 October 2014 World Food Day Round-Up World Food Day was on October 16. With this year's theme of family farming, it was great to see the folks who produce most of the world's food get the spotlight. Here are some...
World Food Day by the Numbers World Food Day by the Numbers Thursday, 16 October 2014 All too often, the only encounter folks have with food is the stuff that ends up on their dinner plates. But what makes it to your table has a novel's worth of history behind it. Millenia of farmers'...
Celebration of the Family Farm Celebration of the Family Farm Thursday, 16 October 2014 Family farms are everywhere. And for the 2-billion people whose livelihoods depend on small farms, they are everything.  The seeds farmers plant in the soil on their family's farm grow more than...
ICYMI Monday: Update on GM Alfalfa, A-Z of Food Sovereignty & more ICYMI Monday: Update on GM Alfalfa, A-Z of Food Sovereignty & more Monday, 13 October 2014 [blank] is for [blank]: The A to Z of Food Sovereignty Project - What are the building blocks of food sovereignty? The World Development Movement has done a series on terms related to food...
La Tomatina, Saskatoon Style La Tomatina, Saskatoon Style Wednesday, 08 October 2014 What is the natural course of action if you are a community gardener, a long-time USC Canada volunteer and you live in the same city as the largest seed bank in Canada? Organize a heritage tomato seed...
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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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