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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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Trusting Emergence and a Call to save our Barns and Dams!

Round and round and round she goes and where she stops, nobody knows! It’s been awhile since I have posted anything here. Unfinished blogs rest in my files, as do my thoughts about a life changing year 1 of a … 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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The Idea of Ag3.0 is Becoming Trendy!

The idea of using computer terminology for describing the different eras of agriculture is becoming trendy! I was first introduced to the concept of Agriculture 3.0 by Steffen Schneider of Hawthorne Valley Farm, at a biodynamic conference in November, 2012. … Continue reading

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My Nuffield Agricultural Study Topic

If Agriculture 1.0 is traditional farming, which for many does not offer enough income; . . . . . and Agriculture 2.0 is industrial farming, which is creating serious health and environmental concerns in Canadian communities and communities world-wide; . … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Innovation in the Field

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Culture Shock

I went from small town villages with horse and cart to a toxic world where brand names rule, where people are selfish and drivers rude, where TV fills the space where one could be apreciating nature or doing other healthy … Continue reading

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