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Local Food, Everywhere: How YOU Can Help this Giving Tuesday Local Food, Everywhere: How YOU Can Help this Giving Tuesday Thursday, 27 November 2014 This Giving Tuesday, give the gift of local food, everywhere. Buying local food does an amazing thing: it supports the production of delicious and nutritious food right here at home. It's an essential...
Reflections on the 2014 BC Seed Gathering Reflections on the 2014 BC Seed Gathering Tuesday, 25 November 2014 By Lisa Willott from Saanich Organics. Originally published here as a relfection on the BC Seeds Gathering, a convergence of small-scale seed growers, community leaders, seed networks and young urban...
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 sociology professor, and one of the founders of...
ICYMI Monday: Privatized Seeds, Call for a Neonic Ban & more ICYMI Monday: Privatized Seeds, Call for a Neonic Ban & more Monday, 24 November 2014 By Mila Milankovic, guest-blogger for USC Canada Trade deals criminalize farmers' seeds - grain.org A new article from GRAIN says trade agreements are imposing seed privatization and restrict farmers'...
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...
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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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