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.
"We so often feel powerless to do anything about the many problems in the world around us. We are so often left to wonder whether one person can possibly make a difference. Mother Teresa said yes we can. Her life was resounding proof that it is possible."
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.