The ECVOntario research team recently interviewed Prof. Karen Landman who is an Associate Professor at the School of Environmental Design and Rural Development at the University of Guelph. Her interests include local food systems in rural and urban regions and most recently community food hubs. She believes community food hubs have the potential of bringing […]
Dr. Gopi Paliyath is a professor at the University of Guelph in the Department of Plant Agriculture. Amongst the long list of interests, he is interested in issues of post harvesting and shelf- life and quality of fruits and vegetables. He was recently interviewed by the ECVOntario research team and discussed the shelf life and […]
Canada’s most comprehensive annual report on the challenges facing migrant farm workers has been released by United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Canada and the Agriculture Workers Alliance (AWA). It confirms that abuse and exploitation of migrant farm workers are rampant in Canada’s agriculture industry.
For more than two decades UFCW Canada has been a […]
The story begins with the radioactive cloud that formed after the 1986 Chernobyl disaster and then moved to Northern and Western Europe. The rain that fell from the cloud was claimed by ‘experts’ to be harmless. Residents of Cumbria were told that the water was safe for consumption by […]