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Garden Party Blog

The Garden Party blog celebrates the actions of global peasants who are building a new fair and just food system. The change starts right here on 2 acres of land in the little village of St. Agatha, Ontario, Canada. Change is not hard - its a Garden Party – and you are invited.

Moving the Food Movement: Introducing Open Food Network Canada

Posted by Theresa Schumilas

Sometimes the best way to fix a system is to build a new one. 

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A Produce Farmerís Winter Life

Posted by Theresa Schumilas

No,  I'm not sitting on a beach drinking margaritas.

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Dear Justin - Can you give us a sign?

Posted by Theresa Schumilas

People at the grassroots of the food movement are wondering if the devil or God is in the details of the new ministerial mandates, and they are waiting for action to follow rhetoric.

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From Local Food to COOL Food

Posted by Theresa Schumilas

Half of our global greenhouse gas emissions come from the food system and we need to look beyond local to COOL he planet.

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Farm 2.0 - A Sustainable Food Hackerspace

Posted by Theresa Schumilas

Farm 2.0 is a new project that explores how internet and communication technologies can be used in Canada’s sustainable food movement.

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Manure and Markets - Ranting Down on the Farm

Posted by Theresa Schumilas

Four fellow ecological farmers met up in a tomato field and ranted about everything from manure to markets. The results: some amazing insights into farmers' struggles to keep up with consumer tastes for local, organic food.

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Women in Farming Series: Theresa Schumilas

Posted by Theresa Schumilas

Blogger Emily Mann recently interviewed me for a series on Women in Farming 

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Announcing Farm 2.0

Posted by Theresa Schumilas

Farm 2.0 is a series of projects designed to link software developers and designers with ecological/organic growers and sustainable food hubs.  

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Stop GMOs - cut your own fruits & veggies!!

Posted by Theresa Schumilas

Cisgenesis of fruit and vegetables is a wide open highway, paved by grocery store deli counters that are trying to convince us that we would save so much time if we bought pre-cut produce.

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Keep winning hearts and minds. Just tweet me when the revolution starts.

Posted by Theresa Schumilas

food revolutionEnough with the tear-jerking, rural idyllic films,  and the research reports!  Just tweet me when the revolution starts.

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