farming

Can Urban Agriculture Feed the World's Growing Cities?

Published: 25Jul2014

Living in a city puts everything at your fingertips: From fashion and movies to social movements and political experiments, residents of urban areas experience most everything before it trickles...

City-grown vegetables could feed urban dwellers

Published: 25Jul2014

In a number of cities around the world, residents have transformed previously derelict sites, ignored corners and over-grown verges into green and productive vegetable plots...

McGill's Farm to School Summer Camp Makes the CBC News

Published: 19Aug2014

http://www.cbc.ca/player/News/Canada/Montreal/ID/2487230329/ CBC News - August 11, 2014 McGill's Farm to School Project (SP0100) Summer Camp Click on the link above to watch the full story!

Droughts hit cereal crops harder since 1980s

Published: 6Jan2016

Drought and extreme heat events slashed cereal harvests in recent decades by 9% to 10% on average in affected countries – and the impact of these weather disasters was greatest in the developed...

Is biodiverse agriculture an anachronism?

Published: 24Feb2014

Given the need to feed an estimated 2.4 billion more people by the year 2050, the drive toward large-scale, single-crop farming around the world may seem inexorable....

Hungry for something healthy and new? Why not make dinner with crickets tonight!

Published: 25Jul2014

McGill Student Jakub Dzamba desigs cricket incubator to feed growing interest in insect farming Published on July 23, 2014 | Journal Metro by: Mathais Marchal