“Growing Stronger” will connect all players within Canada’s food system through an online portal and a series of virtual consultations over the summer and into the fall.
Is it possible to connect unemployed Canadian workers with farms who desperately need labour? Or are there other things we need to be working on and thinking of as well?
Food prices expected to rise 4% in 2020, with vegetables and bakery leading the way.
Meaningful work and skill development bring volunteers to food security work.
Arrell Chair in Food Business, Simon Somogyi sat down and reflected on the disruption that viruses such COVID-19 can cause in Canada’s supply chain.
Here is what he wrote…
We live in an age when global supply chains seamlessly link farmers & consumers using the principles of “just enough, just in time.” But with this abundance comes a hidden cost: a loss of resilience.
The need for a federal school food program is clear; in 2017, UNICEF ranked Canada as 37th out of the 41 wealthiest nations for access to healthy food.
The research team modelled prospects for growing major food crops in potential new farmland that may come available as climate change alters growing seasons worldwide.
An organization that reduces hunger in South Africa and a plant scientist are the recipients for 2019.