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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...
Help Wanted: Kiosk Hosts at Events Across Canada Help Wanted: Kiosk Hosts at Events Across Canada Tuesday, 16 September 2014 Photo: Seeds of Diversity Calling all people-persons! We are looking for dynamic individuals to host USC Canada information kiosks at a few events coming up: Friends for Peace Day on Sept. 27 in...
ICYMI Monday: Endangered Wild Relatives, Frost-Bitten Wheat & More ICYMI Monday: Endangered Wild Relatives, Frost-Bitten Wheat & More Monday, 15 September 2014 By Mila Milankovic, guest-blogger for USC Canada Crop Wild Relatives Endangered - BBC.com Scientists out of the University of Birmingham have developed the most complete database of crop wild relatives...
A A "New" Solution Centuries in the Making Monday, 15 September 2014 While the world looks for ways to feed an increasing population, it seems we could take a cue from century-old traditional breading techniques and farmers' expertise. USAID, the U.S. Agency for International...
Agroecology: Agroecology: "a new agrarian revolution" Wednesday, 10 September 2014 What do you get when you fuse science, traditional agriculture and a movement towards better food systems? Agroecology. A recent Guardian article discusses agroecology, not just as the answer to the...
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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