Ian Baird has no reason to be blue. The hot, dry summer which has plagued home gardeners and farmers across Ontario has been a welcome zephyr to the owner of the Terre Bleu Lavender Farm near Milton.
In recent months, there have been a number of announcements related to genetically modified crops. So, what actions are being taken in Canada and internationally to expand the debate about GM crops?
Today we launch a new column about agriculture and our relationships to food. It will look at food production issues that affect urban and rural dwellers alike.
A new startup in the Bay Area collects and sells the less-than-perfect fruit and vegetables that farmers usually throw out, combating a major source of food waste in the process.
Canada continues to lag behind other nations in imposing effective controls on imports and use of antibiotics in the livestock sector, even as antimicrobial resistance continues to grow.
The NDP's Bill 6 came into force on January 1, 2016. It brings Alberta closer in line with Canadian and international standards.
For years, corporations have been insisting that fertilizers and GMOs are the only way to feed the world. But a new report shows the remarkable success of agro-ecological methods in Africa.
Eat, think and vote for a viable farming community. We cannot afford to see a nation of empty fields and collapsed fences while remaining complacent with four million hungry bellies.
Homeowners throughout Vancouver have allowed a local farming collective to rip up their front lawns and plant vegetables. In the process, they discover that sustainable living is possible in the city.
As investors buy up farms and manage them for short-term profit, the land and our food sovereignity are put at risk. A report by the National Farmers Union details the scale of the threat.