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Is it better to purchase
organic food that comes from afar, or local food that is not organic?

Est-ce que c'est mieux d'acheter de la nourriture biologique qui vient de loin, ou la nourriture locale non-biologique?

 

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Seeds of Change: Farmers, Biotechnology, and the New Face of Agriculture

The Food Revolution: How your diet can help save your life and the world.

Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture

The Meatrix 2: Revolting

The Non-GMO Project

Food Follies

La bouffe en folie


(photo: Terry Pugh)

Terminated:
The UN Upholds a Moratorium on Terminator Seeds

Terry Pugh
"...'suicide seeds' threaten...the livelihoods of over 1.4 billion people..."

From Food to Fuel 
Julia Ostertag
"...
biofuels' dependence on intensive agriculture, which is increasingly the cause of greenhouse gas emissions..."


(photo: yulex.com)


(photo: cleanfunny.com)

Percevoir la nourriture et la ferme autrement
Andrea Berry
"...comment nous approvisionner si une pandémie frappait la province ?"

How Far Does Your Food Travel?
Eating your way to a healthy environment, community and body
Temma Frecker
"
How many non-renewable resources were used...to bring you that banana from Costa Rica..."


(photo: Andrea Berry)


(photo: Marcelle Thibodeau)

Farm-to-Cafeteria
Connecting Institutions and Local Farmers
Marcelle Thibodeau
"...it is estimated that our food travels between 2500 and 4000 miles before reaching our plates..."

Le jardin communautaire:
un lieu de découverte et de sensibilisation
Denny Richard
"..mémère, j'ai regardé dans tous les arbres…mais je n'ai pas trouvé les patates!"


(photo:
Denny Richard)


(photo: www.geo-images.com )

Pulling Back the Peel:
Revealing the Globalized System of Banana Production 
Henria Stephens
"...
the bananas are sprayed and then gassed to achieve that unnaturally bright yellow colour..." 

La culture biologique
pour une agriculture durable
Gilles Martin


(photo: Gilles Martin)


(photo: Jeff Moore)

Just Us!
How Canada’s First Fair Trade Coffee Roaster Was Born
 
Jeff Moore
"...no capital, no business experience, and no customers..."

La nourriture sloooooow
Geneviève Rousseau
"...
j'y vivrais une des plus extraordinaire et riche expérience de ma vie."

(photo: Geneviève Rousseau)