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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...
GE-contaminated flax seed raises concerns for Canadian organic sector
2009-09-11
Organic Trade Association
GE-contaminated flax seed raises concerns for Canadian organic sector. The Organic Trade Association (OTA) in Canada has called the recent discovery of contaminated flax seed in Europe â#ounacceptable...
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...
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 welcomes the Canadian Coalition for Farm Animals
2008-12-17
Canadian Coalition for Farm Animals
The Canadian Coalition for Farm Animals is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the welfare of animals raised for food in Canada through public education, legislative change and consumer c...

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...
Agroecology leading the fight against India's Green Revolution
Quinn, Tristan
Article
2015
Ecologist
For the women farmers of Tamil Nadu life has long been a struggle, all the more so following the advent of 'Green Revolution' industrial agriculture. So now women's collectives are organising to resto...
Connexions Library: Africa Focus
Website
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on Africa.
Connexions Library: Agriculture and Farming Focus
Website
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on farming and agriculture.
No to 'Climate Smart Agriculture', yes to agroecology
Climate Smart Agriculture Concerns
Article
2015
Ecologist
Climate Smart Agriculture sounds like a great idea. But in truth it's a PR front for international agribusiness to promote corporate agriculture, pesticides and fertilisers at COP21, with a heavy dose...

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.

Government Ministries & Agencies

Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture
Saskatchewan Agriculture, Food and Rural Revitalization (SAFRR) promotes the growth of an agriculture and food sector that embraces change to meet the challenges and opportunities of global competitio...
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs
The ministry extends practical and financial assistance to farmers to improve their techniques, rehabilitate their land and upgrade their livestock and crops. It supports research and education at agr...


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