food security


Telelearning Session 23: The Role of the Social Economy in Sustainable Food and Agriculture Systems - Oct. 19, 9-10 am PST

Tuesday, October 19 2010, 9:00 – 10:00 am Pacific Time (12:00 pm Eastern time)

PODCAST Now Available, click here to listen to the full recording. Session resources are available at the bottom of this page. 


This session will explore how to build more sustainable food and agriculture systems.

September 5, 2008 - News

The trials and tribulations of home grown vegetables
Inside Iqaluit's Piruqsiavut greenhouse, the zucchini, beets and lettuce sprung up nearly as fast this summer as the new RCMP building under construction next door. Tomato plants, loaded with ripening red fruit, hang from the 17-foot-high ceiling of the greenhouse, while scarlet runner beans snake along the translucent plastic walls on strings. Successfully growing vegetables in a greenhouse can be hard.

January 11, 2008 - News

Deconstructing Dinner
"Deconstructing Dinner" is a hit radio show by Jon Steinman at Kootenay Co-op Radio (CJLY) in Nelson, B.C. "Most discussion of food by media focuses on health and diet, a very individualistic connection to food," explains Steinman. "Deconstructing Dinner looks at the well-being of all people involved in the process of growing and preparing and enjoying food." This week's offering, for example, examines the debate over genetically modified foods (GMOs).

CSEHub E-Bulletin - Vol 2 No 2 - July 07

Welcome to the bulletin of the Canadian Social Economy Hub (CSEHub) for the National Research Program on the Social Economy (funded by the Social Science and Humanities Research Council). Over the next five years, the CSEHub will be sending out bulletins on a regular basis to provide updates on the work of the CSEHub and its Nodes.