Protecting the biodiversity that feeds us: 190 countries are gathered in Cancun, Mexico for the 13th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to Convention on Biological Diversity - or COP13 for short.
Wednesday, 30 November 2016 00:00

ACORN Conference 2016 | Follow Along Online

Follow along with the Atlantic Canadian Organic Regional Network's (ACORN) Seeds of Change Conference and the Eastern Canadian Organic Seed Growers' Network's (ECOSGN) two day workshop on Periscope!
Shilpi has spent years honing her farming skills - and now works to pass them on to the young women in her hometown in Bangladesh.
Lucky now has the support of a community of other young women learning alongside her and a network of women who have already received the training to mentor her.
Firoza has not only gained a livelihood - about $1,000 CDN worth of chillis alone this year - but a sense of independence and self-confidence.
You can trace the roots of USC Canada's mission to a moment in the life of a young Czech refugee, standing alone in a food line in Europe.
Friday, 25 November 2016 00:00

GIVING TUESDAY | Let's Change 500 Lives

Help us enrol 500 young Bangladeshi women in sustainable farming and seed saving training and change 500 lives!
Thursday, 24 November 2016 00:00

To Serve and Protect... Biodiversity!

These might just be the "sweetest" police.
Our diversity gardeners wrap up the first year of the Canadian Diversity Garden Project!
Wednesday, 16 November 2016 00:00

WEBINAR | Celebrating Canada’s Seed Innovators!

The Bauta Family Initiative on Canadian Seed Security will be hosting its final 2016 webinar on December 7 at 4:00 PM Eastern Time - and it's time to celebrate!

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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