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Save our Seed - Stop Bill C-18
Bill C-18, the “Agricultural Growth Act” omnibus bill, amending several federal agricultural laws, was introduced in Parliament on December 9, 2013. If passed, it will give multi-national agri-business much more money, power and control while increasing farmers’ costs and reducing farmers’ autonomy and Canadian seed sovereignty.more...

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Click on any of the following links to learn about the special promotional offers that are being featured each month. Offers are extended by local businesses that provide services to the community that are complimentary to the core philosophy of Home Grown Organic Foods.
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Recipe of the week
Baked Beans
Beans are an important part of a vegetarian's daily nutritional requirements. The food guide states you should consume 2 servings daily or have them make up 5 to 15 percent of your diet. This bean bake is a savoury, satisfying way to meet your been quota for the day. more...
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In the garden
Common Roots Urban Farm
Common Roots Urban Farm is into its third year of production. Last year they delivered 1650 lbs of healthy produce to the Parker Street Food Bank with the help of youth groups, school classes, and hundreds of volunteers. more...
How to avoid Genetically engineered food
Greenpeace Canada
Greenpeace opposes the release of genetically engineered (GE) crops and animals into the environment based on the precautionary principle. We also oppose patents on plants, animals, humans and genes. Life is not a commodity.www.greenpeace.org.

Food Not Bombs weekly meeting
Halifax, NS
Food not Bombs offers free meals twice a week on Sunday at 1 pm in front of the Gottingen Street Public Library and Wednesday at 5:30 pm in front of the Spring Garden Road Library. Hunger is not an agricultural issue - it is a distribution problem.
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