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Zatoun
Zatoun is an NGO which brings fair trade olive oil from occupied Palestine. It highlights the plight of Palestinian farmers and the destruction of their livelihood. Olive oil is a basic food which reminds us of our common humanity...

News Releases

Canadian organic farmers having trouble keeping up with demand
2008-08-18
Canadian Organic Growers Inc.
Demand for locally grown organic food is on the rise across the country. People are finding out what real food tastes like. After you've sampled an organic tomato or carrot or tasted an organically ra...
Canadian Organic Growers applauds new organic regulation
2006-09-05
Canadian Organic Growers (COG), Canada's largest national organic organization, applauds the Government of Canada's new organic products regulation.
Government of Canada invests in organic sector
2010-03-08
Organic Trade Association in Canada
The Organic Trade Association (OTA) in Canada is pleased to announce it has received over $118,000 in support from the Government of Canada to develop a long-term international marketing strategy to e...
Historic organic trade agreement will benefit Canadian producers and companies
2009-06-22
Organic Trade Association in Canada
The Organic Trade Association in Canada (OTA) has responded in support of a historic, world-first "organic equivalency agreement" between Canada and the United States, allowing organic products to be ...
Organic Trade Association applauds new Canadian organic regulations
2009-02-13
Organic Trade Association
The new organic regulations provide clarity on what products are covered, a new organic logo, and detailed provisions on organic imports and exports, including a possible equivalency agreement with Ca...
Organic Trade Association in Canada opposes introduction of genetically engineered alfalfa
2009-06-09
Organic Trade Association in Canada
The Organic Trade Association (OTA) in Canada has registered strong opposition to federal permission to allow production of genetically engineered (GE) alfalfa in Canada.â#oAlfalfa is a perfect crop f...
Organic Trade Association welcomes federal credit-guarantee for organic farmers in Canada
2009-05-01
Organic Trade Association
Canadian organic sector welcomes the announcement of new federal government-guaranteed loans for farmers and farmer-coops

Sources Select Resources

Agroecology as a Tool for Liberation: Transforming Industrial Agribusiness in El Salvador
Bell, Beverly
Article
2015
"We say that every square meter of land that is worked with agro-ecology is a liberated square meter. We see it as a tool to transform farmers''social and economic conditions. We see it as a tool of l...
The Carbon Underground: reversing global warming
Cummins, Ronnie
Article
2014
Ecologist
As millions join in climate marches and other actions around the world, the mainstream focus on energy is missing the 55% of emissions that come from mismanaged land and destroyed forests. The key is ...
Connexions Library: Agriculture and Farming Focus
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Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on farming and agriculture.
Connexions Library: Food Focus
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Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on food.

Sources Bookshelf

The Harrowsmith Reader
An Anthology from Canada's National Award Winning Magazine of Country Life and Alternatives to Bigness
Lawrence, James (ed.)
Book
1978
Articles on land, country careers, shelter, gardening, husbandry, food, trees, and rural life.

Media

The Canadian Organic Grower
Aimed at organic farmers, gardeners and consumers. Includes articles on growing, processing and marketing organic products.


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