May 29, 2024

George Brown College Achieves Historic Milestone: Awarded COTA’s Gold Organic Campus Designation, a Canadian First

In April 2023, George Brown College in Toronto became Canada's first post-secondary institution to earn the Gold Organic Campus Designation from the Canada Organic Trade Association, showcasing its commitment to sustainability.
April 22, 2024

Enhancing Sustainability: Nitrogen Management and Cover Crops in Organic Farming

Organic farming, rooted in ecological and biological principles, offers a pathway toward sustainable agriculture. By adopting nitrogen management practices and integrating cover crops, farmers can not only enhance soil health but also contribute significantly to reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
August 15, 2023

Making the connection between organic farming, climate change, and the social & environmental justice movement

When I joined Nature’s Path Organic Foods in 2016, I signed up for something bigger than just making delicious organic food or managing environmental projects; I joined a team with a purpose of “always leaving the earth, communities and team members better than they found them”.
June 6, 2023

Coping with Farming Stress: Research Findings

May is Mental Health Awareness Month in Canada. Covid has highlighted the importance of good mental health and its impact on our physical well-being. In this month’s issue of BuzzBuilder, learn what researchers discovered about stressors on farmers and their coping strategies.