Links

Research Institutes

Sustainable Places Research Institute at Cardiff University

National Center for Suburban Studies at Hofstra University

The City Institute at York University

Gobal Suburbanisms: Governance, Land and Infrastructure in the 20th Century 
at York University

 

Reports

Agriculture’s Connection to Health: A Summary of the Evidence Relevant to British Columbia (April 2016), authored by Lisa Powell, Lenore Newman, and Melanie Kurrein and published by the Provincial Health Services Authority. This report outlines the relationships between agriculture and human health, reviewing evidence applicable to the BC context.

Climate Change Adaptation and Canada's Crops and Food, a report prepared by the Adaptation to Climate Change Team (ACT) that outlines the major local, national, and international challenges that climate change poses to food production, as well as potential responses and mitigation strategies.

News

The Provincial Health Services Authority published a report, Agriculture’s Connection to Health: A Summary of the Evidence Relevant to British Columbia (April 2016), authored by Lisa Powell, Lenore Newman, and Melanie Kurrein. This report outlines the relationships between agriculture and human health, finding that availability of local foods and proximity to agricultural production does have positive impacts on human health, influences food choices, and helps enable healthy eating.

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