USC Canada promotes vibrant family farms, strong rural communities, and healthy ecosystems around the world. With engaged Canadians and partners in Africa, Asia, and Latin America, they support programs, training, and policies that strengthen biodiversity, food sovereignty, and the rights of those at the heart of resilient food systems, women, indigenous peoples, and small-scale farmers.
Join us in Regina and Saskatoon for discussions with experts and local groups on the connections between agro-ecology, organic farming, migration, land-grabbing, and food sovereignty at home and around the world. Both events feature a portion on “Learning from Experts”, and “Taking Action in our Kitchen and Community”. Continue reading.
More than 20 million people in northeast Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen are at risk of starvation as a result of severe drought conditions or intensifying conflict. In order … Continue reading.
Registration opens June 1st for the 8th Annual Generating Momentum Youth Leadership Training Camp, Aug 24-27, 2017 at Camp Easter Seal, Manitou Beach, SK. Generating Momentum is a 4-day, retreat-style summer leadership … Continue reading.
When I was in elementary school, my family and I had a morning ritual. Waking up later than we should have, Mom frantically congregated me and my sister in her car, drove us to the 7 Eleven, and urged us to grab change from her wallet. We would each run in and buy a Schneider’s Lunchmate and a No-Name puffe… Continue reading.