Northern Alta. agronomist tackles organics

Julie Bernier has been hired to help producers in Mackenzie County solve their problems and improve production By Jeremy Simes Glacier FarmMedia staff Julie Bernier has become the go-to person for organic producers in Alberta’s Mackenzie County, helping them deal with problems they might have on their farms. She’s the new agronomic consultant for the […]

Organic label doesn’t tell the full story

Purdue University – The label on organic, fair-trade coffee and clothing doesn’t always tell the full story. In some cases, companies are working behind the scenes to provide more than just higher earnings by helping marginalized farmers secure land and protect it from logging, mining and large-scale agriculture operations. This is true with organic coffee […]

Searching for superpowers? Chefs look to forgotten ingredients

By Karla Mendes, Anuradha Nagaraj and Inna Lazareva Thomson Reuters Foundation On three continents, three women have taken three different paths to find healthy and tasty solutions to one of the world’s greatest health crises – poor nutrition. Chef Bela Gil found her solution in Brazil’s Amazon; in India, Anahita Dhondy discovered her answer in […]