Organic milk is a niche market for Quebec dairy producers, but a new organic milk production program at a leading provincial agricultural college may help make it a more popular and profitable field, Quebec dairy experts say.
“It’s very good news for a growing […]
This article appeared in a special supplement to the Globe & Mail October 14th for Organic Week 2011.
When you ask people what’s special about organic food, they generally say organic farmers do not use toxic chemical pesticides or synthetic fertilizers, hormones, antibiotics or […]
This report by Dan Rather is worth watching. (http://www.panna.org/blog/dan-rather-pesticides-bees)
It provides a good look at how systemic pesticides can and are having serious affects on our pollinators and the lack of regulation and oversight involved in bringing them to market.
I think that what we are witnessing with honeybees and […]
Patricia Leigh Brown, The New York Times Published: October 9, 2011
SAN DIEGO — At the Saturday farmer’s market in City Heights, a major portal for refugees, Khadija Musame, a Somali, arranges her freshly picked pumpkin leaves and lablab beans amid a United Nations of produce, including water […]
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Try to imagine a small Royal Botanical Gardens or Butchart Gardens with spectacular displays of a diverse collection of edible plants that can be grown successfully in our region in a way that demonstrates sustainable, organic food production and invites tourism in support of the bourgeoning local food […]
The week of October 15th-22nd, 2011 is officially Organic Week in Canada, an initiative led by Canadian Organic Growers and the Canada Organic Trade Association. The annual event was created last year to celebrate the national Organic Products Regulations and the Canada Organic logo that became legal on June 30, […]