Useful Websites and Links

LEARN ABOUT ORGANIC STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS

LEARN ABOUT GMOS

LEARN ABOUT THE NUTRITIONAL BENEFITS OF ORGANICS

LEARN ABOUT LOCAL FOOD SYSTEMS

  • Culinary Education: An Introduction to Local Food Systems – Local food systems are networks of producers, consumers, and distributors in a particular location. These food systems represent an alternative to buying food from global corporations that have to produce food and ship it all over the world.
  • Deconstructing Dinner – Award-winning independent radio show reporting on current issues throughout the world of food but maintains a focus on local BC food systems.

 

 

LEARN ABOUT SEEDS

  • Seeds of Diversity Canada (SoDC) – Canadian charitable organization dedicated to the conservation, documentation and use of public-domain non-hybrid plants of Canadian significance.

LEARN ABOUT CONSERVATION

  • EarthSave Canada – A non-profit, educational organization promoting awareness of the health, environmental and ethical consequences of our food choices.
  • Greenpeace Canada – on Genetic Engineering.

LEARN ABOUT LAND CARE

LEARN ABOUT PESTICIDES

  • Canadians Against Pesticides – An activist organization dedicated to banning all pesticides known or suspected of having deleterious effects on humans (especially children) and wildlife.

LEARN ABOUT ANIMAL WELFARE

LEARN ABOUT FOOD SAFETY

 

Video Library

Magazines & E-Newsletters

Organic Agriculture Centre of Canada e-zine

Organic Consumers Association

The Ram’s Horn – A Monthly Journal of Food System Analysis.

Organic Guide – an international online publication connecting global consumers with the best the organic industry has to offer.