Community Gardens- Fad or Fabulous?

Interest in community gardens has increased dramatically over the last decade. Community gardens are commonplace in many urban centers across the country, which may leave some people wondering why they are so popular. In my own experience with a small community garden in Saskatoon, I’ve seen firsthand how the variety Read more…

Conveniently Organic

How transparent is that organic label? By Lars Iversen, University of Saskatchewan Student Over the last decade, there has been an increasing demand from consumers for products that have organic labelling on the packaging. With this, there also is an increased use of propaganda being spread around the world about Read more…

Give the Gift of Food

The holidays are quickly approaching and for many of us, that means gathering with family and friends around the table for a feast. In reality, though, not everyone is as fortunate to have a table overflowing with food. This holiday season we want to encourage our SAIFood readers to embrace Read more…

Cultivating Knowledge About Ag

By Michelle Ross, University of Saskatchewan student A growing problem in agriculture is consumer’s lack of knowledge about where food comes from. According to a study by Australian retailer, Woolworths Limited, 92% of the 1,600 children studied between the ages of 6-17 didn’t know bananas come from a plant. Equally Read more…