So Speaking of Being Self-Sufficient …

Last week, I met the team from the True North Community Co-operative in Thunder Bay. The Co-op’s slogan is: “Disrupting Dependence … Rebuilding Resilience.” Brilliant! Have you thought about becoming less dependent and more self-reliant?! (Since writing this blog in 2014, I have learned more about what it really means to be self-reliant. It’s not theContinue reading “So Speaking of Being Self-Sufficient …”

Is Ag3.0 about the Small Family Farm?

Today, I received Olivier De Schutter’s final report to the UN Human Rights Council after his six-year term as Special Rapporteur. Throughout his term, he has been calling for the world’s food systems “to be radically and democratically redesigned”, primarily through agroecological farming practices. “Objectives such as supplying diverse, culturally-acceptable foods to communities, supporting smallholders,Continue reading “Is Ag3.0 about the Small Family Farm?”