The Frontier Centre for Public Policy recently released a policy study that questions the validity of Canada’s organic certification system.
The Guelph Organic Conference is this weekend, January 26-29, at the Guelph University Centre. The conference begins on Thursday with a day of workshops about co-ops in recognition of 2012 being the U.N. International Year of Co-operatives. Other workshops throughout the weekend include topics such as Financial Viability, Organic Livestock Care and Management, and Trends in the Organic Cropping World. Throughout the…
At the Vancouver office of the thegreenpages.ca network (our home office), we decided to venture into joining a organic farm co-operative (Community-supported agriculture – CSA). Our first CSA box arrived last Thursday from Glen Valley Organic Farm Co-operative and they did not disappoint.
We often assume the only way to feed the world’s rapidly growing human population is with large-scale industrial agriculture. Many would argue that genetically altering food crops is also necessary to produce large enough quantities on smaller areas to feed the world’s people.
We often assume the only way to feed the world’s rapidly growing human population is with large-scale industrial agriculture. Many would argue that genetically altering food crops is also necessary…
The Organic Trade Association (OTA) in Canada is pleased to see the significantly amended Organic Products Regulations (OPR) published in Canada Gazette (Part I).
The Saskatchewan Organic Directorate is an umbrella organization that unites the province’s producers, processors, buyers, traders, certifiers and consumers of certified organic food and fibre.