Food

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Concern for local food has transformed the lives of many households and neighbourhoods. Can we realize such a transformation at a much greater scale - at the level of communities or regions? The...
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To the dismay of some donors, an annual food drive in Winnipeg was reducing the sales revenue at shops in poor neighbourhoods. Annual generosity was actually undercutting the places that offered...
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If industrial agriculture is ever to be dislodged, its opponents must achieve a strategic vision that encompasses a vast range of issues. Labour practices, pesticide reduction, farmland protection,...
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Tall Grass Prairie Bread Company is not a community enterprise in any formal sense. Yet Christian conviction leads the owners to use the bakery as channel of vitality, nourishing the surroundings...
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To reconnect their way of life to a local food supply and to the land itself, young residents of a northern town are building an organic market garden with assistance from the Community Futures...
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LifeCycles, a nonprofit dedicated to raise awareness and take action in issues of food, health, and urban sustainability in Victoria, has used CED initiatives to bring an entrepreneurial edge to its...
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It's a social entrepreneur's dream come true. Stonyfield Farm has blended economic with social and environmental goals, shaping and responding to consumers' demand for organic foods. The business,...
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Although there are people who insist that the local food movement has "gone mainstream" in this country, Canadians remain by and large Big Fans of Big Food.Two-thirds of the fruits and vegetables...