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Canada is Stepping up to the Plate (for Food)

From a gloomy report in 2013 stating that Canada had some serious ‘right to food’ issues like those seen in developing countries to an IPES Food report this week “Putting agroecology on the agenda in Rome and Ottawa,” I am … Continue reading

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Thoughtful Thursday: End of Summer New Beginnings

This is the image that sums up summer the best! It has been an enriching season for learning, venturing down brand new pathways that opened up from discussions with the core group of the Farming For A Future Network (FFFN). … Continue reading

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Is Local Food “Making It” in Ontario?

The signs are not good. Two really great local food places have closed down in Wellington County this year. They were big players when I helped with the launch of the region’s taste~real local food brand in 2011. Over and … Continue reading

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It’s Official: My Nuffield Report has been published

Thank you Nuffield International for tweeting! “Great reports from @NuffieldCanada 2013 scholars @gumbootgourmet, @blake_vince & @ClaytonRobins have just been uploaded – must reads!” http://www.nuffieldinternational.org/rep_pdf/1430785555Gayl-Creutzberg-2013-report.pdf. “For Canadian agriculture to contribute to a healthy world, we need to go ‘back to basics’, … Continue reading

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Publication of my Nuffield Study Report

Executive Summary Agriculture 3.0: a New Paradigm for Agriculture Study Topic: As a 2013 Nuffield Scholar, Gayl is seeking to redefine what it really means to be sustainable in food and farming, by asking: ‘If Agriculture 1.0 is subsistence farming … Continue reading

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Food and Farming in Transylvania

I am busy writing up my study report for my Nuffield Scholarship. I have shut the world out and am allowing myself time to reminisce, as well as process far too many ideas. Transylvania was such a wonderful and mind … Continue reading

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2014 Nuffied Ontario Summer Picnic and Canada Fleabane

The best part about summer picnics is meeting new scholars and hearing stories of Nuffield travels, even if they were 20 to 30 years ago or more! Fellow 2013 Canadian Scholar Blake Vince (@BlakeVince) has had a very busy year … Continue reading

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