Read all about LOFC's latest undertaking - Canada's first regional food hub project!
Co-operatives have a way of creating environments which are empowering, enabling and transformative, qualities that few other forms of organization provide.
In honour of Women's History Month International Women's Day, the LOFC Network has curated a list of fabulous resources on important role of women within food systems and co-operatives. Did you know that women in North America had an equal vote in co-ops before they did in the rest of society?
From June 24 - 27, 2012, the Canadian Association for Studies in Co-operation and the Association of Cooperative Educators co-presented the conference "Cooperating for Change in the International Year of Cooperatives" at L'Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM). I was fortunate
Today's Globe and Mail included a special 8-page supplement on co-operatives to celebrate the International Year of the Co-op! Special thanks to Credit Union Central of Canada, The Co-operators and CHF Canada (as well as Desjardins and Agropur) for making
The average age of a Canadian farmer is now 54, according to Statistics Canada. The Globe and Mail's Tavia Grant takes a look at the ageing population of Canadian farm operators census data. Canadian Farms Having Fewer Spring Chickens Canadian farmers have never
About 75% of food biodiversity was lost in the 20th century. We continue to lose biodiversity at the rate of 2% every year. Today, 80% of the world’s dietary energy is supplied by just12 industrial crops. 2010 was the International Year of