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Deconstructing Unilever

“Love Your Heart”, reads the back cover of the May/June 2010 issue of Synergy Magazine. It’s not an unexpected mantra to be found on the pages of Synergy, however, this particular... 



Deconstructing Dinner: The Fight to Save Canada’s Rehabilitative Prison Farms

In an attempt to defend their decision to close Canada’s prison farm program, motives among Canada’s Conservative government have become quite curious   “Over the last five years,... 



Deconstructing Dinner: Halifax Awaits a World-Class Farmers’ Market

The Oldest Farmers’ Market In North America Prepares For An Exciting Move At 259 years old, the Halifax Farmers’ Market is the longest-running farmers market in North America.   ... 



Deconstructing Dinner: A Crisis in Awareness and Participation

Farmer and author Michael Ableman on the real crisis facing North Americans. Michael Ableman is a farmer, author and photographer.  His interest to change the way in which North Americans... 



Deconstructing Dinner: Ending Hunger

Will it take a strong role from municipal governments to once and for all alleviate food insecurity?  If we were to analyze the role of local governments in North America, the most... 



Deconstructing Dinner: What is ‘Convenience’?

Should our interest to lead more responsible lifestyles begin with how we define ‘convenience’? Fundamental changes to how we live are ongoing topics of discussion these days both... 



Deconstructing Dinner

A Perplexing and Promising Tale of Milk.  The story of how one B.C. farm has become fed up with the distance their milk travels to be processed, and is now exploring how to keep it... 



Deconstructing Dinner – The Age of Inequality

Celebrated Indian journalist Palagummi Sainath shares his understanding of how our consumption habits here in North America affect India’s rural poor.  It’s rare for a newspaper... 



Maude Barlow and the Global Water Crisis

"The global water crisis is the greatest ecological and humanrights crisis of our time,” says Maude Barlow, the chairperson of the Council of Canadians. Barlow is the author... 



Deconstructing Dinner: How Can We Better Connect With Our Food?

While the world’s poorest populations spend upwards to 70% of their income on food, North Americans shell out less than 10%. In our highly consumer-driven culture, how we choose... 



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