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Roundtable Urges Phase-Out of Neonicotinoids


September 26, 2014 04:00 PM

Posted by Marc Xuereb

The Waterlooo Region Food System Roundtable complimentedOntario Agriculture Minister Jeff Leal on his announcement of a new licensing system for neo-nicotinoid pesticides, and urged him to pursue a complete phase-out.

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Better food options for newcomers to the Region of Waterloo: Encouraging traditional ethnic diets


September 23, 2014 01:00 PM

Posted by Paulina Rodriguez

Food plays a crucial part in the lives of people and communities. Among newcomers, food preparation that is traditional to their place of origin is key to maintaining their health, and their cultural identity

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rare's Springbank Community Garden + 2014 walk for rare


September 16, 2014 10:00 AM

Posted by Siobhan Bonisteel Topping

We met up with  Dan Radoslav, Property Maintenance and Gardens Coordinator for rare’s Springbank Community Garden to talk about the garden and the upcoming Walk for Rare Event. Read more! 

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Upcoming Events

October 2014


Transitioning to Perennial Agriculture with Mark Shepard

October 2nd

An evening sharing session with Mark Shepard

Transitioning to Perennial Agriculture with Mark Shepard

October 3rd

A system that uses nut,fruit trees,crops & animals

Our Food Systems—Are You Hungry for Change?

October 6th

webinar with David Suzuki and 100-Mile Diet author JB MacKinnon

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