July 1, 2016

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Organic: A Solution that Works

Saturday February 20, 2016, all day.
$95 or $73 for students. Includes organic lunch.
Canadian Organic Growers Toronto Conference.

A day of discovery and inspiration at Toronto’s largest, most diverse gathering of people committed to, or curious about, the value of organic food. This year, includes presentations on genetic modification and on synthetic biology. Join CBAN at the conference to hear the results of the GMO Inquiry.

Click here for more information and to register.

How to Feed 9 Billion on a Small Planet: Webcast!

Growing evidence shows that agroecology WILL feed the world. "Business as usual" will NOT!
View the event here: http://usc-canada.org/feedingtheworld/

Featuring: Miguel Altieri (University of California, Berkeley) a world leading authority on agroecology - will speak on ecological agriculture as a key solution to food insecurity, hunger, and climate change. He'll be joined by panelists:

  • Jean-Martin Fortier, farmer and author of The Market Gardener,
  • Sarah Archibald, Campus Food Systems Project Coordinator, and
  • Henry Lickers, Environmental Science Officer, Mohawk Council of Akwesasne.
  • Bob Carty, former top CBC radio journalist, will moderate the webcast.

For more information, please contact genevieve@usc-canada.org.

This event is organized by USC Canada, Inter Pares, Food Secure Canada, School of International Development and Global Studies, Sierra Youth Coalition, Meal Exchange, ETC Group, CBAN, Ram's Horn, National Farmers Union, and Development and Peace.

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