Canadian Organic Growers, Canada’s largest organic farming organization, has joined 59 other farming associations, seed companies and farmers in a legal action against Monsanto to challenge the chemical giant’s patents on transgenic (genetically modified) seed.
Why your values are the new value-added. How to save the family farm? With narrowing profit margins and a more discriminating consumer dollar, the typical agricultural bureaucrat’s pat answer would be to “value-add.”
While there are many recipes available for home preparations of salve-from-scratch-in-an-afternoon, I believe that with a bit more time and attention, you can turn your quick salve into a ‘super’ salve.
At the first World Jersey Cheese Festival, two Canadian cheeses won medals: the Ash Ripened Camembert and Baby Blue, both made by Moonstruck Organic Cheese.
It all begins with a seed. In June, the Growing Up Organic (GUO)* Ottawa team pick-axed the compacted dirt in the playing field, and built three raised vegetable beds.
In the heart of Fredericton, New Brunswick, a small food store offers organic food, a sense of community and support for local organic farmers.
Now loved by many, the tomato is one of the most popular vegetables in the world today. However, such was not always the case: the tomato was once one of the most feared and misunderstood vegetables. Let's look at a short history of the Tomato.