Making the Most of the Animals We Eat

Recently I had the opportunity to attend a workshop at the Devour Food Film Fest titled from Nose to Tail. As the name would suggest, the workshop detailed how to use all of the parts of our fine furred friend, the pig. Typical of the high caliber Devour experience the workshop was facilitated by two foodie heavy hitters, Scott Vivian of Beast in Toronto and Chris Vilden of … Continue reading Making the Most of the Animals We Eat

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

Profile of Gene Bauer: Farm Sanctuary

Amna Iqbal is a Nutrition student at MSVU.  She submitted this post to us following a presentation by Gene Bauer of Farm Sanctuary.  Here’s her synopsis of the presentation.  For more information, visit: http://www.farmsanctuary.org/ I had the privilege to attend a presentation by Gene Bauer, the President and Co-Founder of Farm Sanctuary. Farm Sanctuary was founded in 1986 in the United States, to fight abuses … Continue reading Profile of Gene Bauer: Farm Sanctuary