Local Youth Learn About Seed Saving

I had the pleasure of attending a youth engagement event in Amherst recently, which was organized by the Community Sector Council of NS (http://csc-ns.ca/). The CSC partnered with the Heartwood Centre for Community Youth Development (http://heartwood.ns.ca/ ) to host this event. I was invited to do a gardening workshop, which isn’t always easy this time of the year. Luckily, I had a pile of dried … Continue reading Local Youth Learn About Seed Saving

Golden Rice and our letter to the editor

You may have read Margaret Wente’s column in the Globe and Mail on Sept 13th, in which she supports genetically engineered ‘Golden Rice’.  We, at the Food Action Committee of the Ecology Action Centre, were deeply concerned about this position and submitted the following letter to the Globe and Mail: Dear Editor of the Globe and Mail, The Food Action Committee of the Ecology Action … Continue reading Golden Rice and our letter to the editor