All you need to know about GMOs

The following articles explore GE Foods through the lenses of agriculture, science, politics, and business. Decisions, whether at a federal level, or in your own kitchen, require a broad understanding of the subject, and these articles are a start in that direction:

Local MP Jean Crowder: Analysing the Effects of GE Seeds
Local MP Jean Crowder speaks at the House of Commons, in favour of the NDP bill to analyse the…

Union of Concerned Scientists: Current Uses of Biotechnology in Agriculture
The Union of Concerned Scientists, founded at MIT, is a science-based non profit organization…

Farmer to Farmer: The Truth About GM Crops
A short documentary following British farmer Michael Hart as he investigates the reality of farming…

Deconstructing Dinner Podcasts
An archive of podcasts from previously syndicated radio show, Deconstructing Dinner. Hosted by Jon…

Petitions Related to GM Foods
An archive of GMO-related petitions submitted by various groups, and government responses so far.

World Health Organization: 20 Questions About GMOs
The UN World Health Organization addresses 20 questions concerning GMOs.

David Versus Monsanto
Listen and watch Saskatchewan farmer Percy Schmeiser talk about Monsanto in this clip from…

Genetically Modified (GM) Foods and Other Novel Foods
A website by Health Canada about biotechnology, novel foods and their safety assessment.

Greenpeace Shopper’s Guide for avoiding GE foods

 

 

Project News

  • Farm

    New Horizons – Farming Connections

    Farming Connections     Farming Connections is a new initiative of Cowichan Green Community in partnership with the Government of Canada’s New Horizons for Seniors Program that focuses on bringing farmers out of the isolating lifestyle that f …

    See Full Project

Upcoming Events

    • New Horizons- Free workshops

      Tuesday, January 8, 2019 - Tuesday, January 29, 2019
      Join the Cowichan Green Community in partnership with the Government of Canada's New Horizons for Seniors Program for the following FREE workshops! Employee Stock Ownership Plan facilitated by Jeremy Smyth of ESOPbuilders.ca for a talk on how to sell/buy a...
      Read Full Event