Seeds are important. They are food and future. Here are some links about this:
Terrific Toronto food policy thinker, writer, and our friend, Wayne Roberts.
USC Canada is a non-profit organization working to promote agricultural biodiversity in countries located in the global south. Their website describes the steps the group is taking to promote seed security and diversity, adapt to the harsh effects of climate change, as well as its efforts to improve farm livelihood.
Canadian Biotechnology Action Network (CBAN)
The Canadian Biotechnology Action Network (CBAN) is concerned with campaigning for food sovereignty and environmental justice. This site provides information on how individual Canadians can take strategic and effective action.
Organic Agriculture Centre of Canada (OACC)
A highly extensive website on the ins and outs of organic farming in Canada.
100 Mile Diet
A website describing the benefits of eating locally.
And some videos everyone should see:
Seeds of Change
A Canadian film about farmers and genetically modified crops. Made at the University of Manitoba.
The World According to Monsanto
A French documentary about the bio-tech giant Monsanto.
http://www.foodincmovie.com (unfortunately this one must be rented)
A famous American film about the engineering and mechanization of mass food production, and the corporate system behind it, which places profit above health, science and all else.