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2022

Tools For Tackling Food Insecurity In BC - The I-Open Group Collaborates With UFV
Our survival is at stake if our food system doesn't change, Lenore Newman and Evan Fraser, Financial Post
i-Open Group - 'Tools For Tackling Food Insecurity In BC - The I-Open Group Collaborates With UFV To Launch The Abbotsford Food Asset Map' - March 23, 2022
 Financial Post - 'Our survival is at stake if our food system doesn't change' - June 07, 2022

Milk without the cow: Cellular agriculture could be the future of farming, but dairy farmers need help, The Conversation

Du lait sans la vache: l’agriculture cellulaire pourrait être l’avenir, Radio Canada
The Conversation - 'Milk without the cow: Cellular agriculture could be the future of farming, but dairy farmers need help' - January 12, 2022
Radio-Canada - 'Le Café Show - Du lait sans la vache: l'agriculture cellulaire pourrait être l'avenir' - January 14, 2022

2021

Lab-grown meats and cow-free dairy can meet the demand for protein and help address climate change, The Conversation
Cellular Agriculture Report Identifies Billions in Annual Economic Opportunity for Canada Over the Next Decade, Ontario Genomics
The Conversation - 'Lab-grown meats and cow-free dairy can meet the demand for protein and help address climate change' - December 15, 2021
Ontario Genomics - 'Cellular Agriculture Report Identifies Billions in Annual Economic Opportunity for Canada Over the Next Decade' - November 22, 2021

How the B.C. floods revealed the fragility of Canada’s food system, Globe and Mail, Lenore Newman

We need people to keep their head Grocers, suppliers struggle to refill empty shelves in flooded BC, The Financial Post, Lenore Newman
The Globe and Mail - 'How the B.C. floods revealed the fragility of Canada's food system' - November 27, 2021
The Financial Post - 'We need people to keep their head': Grocers, suppliers struggle to refill empty shelves in flooded B.C. - November 19, 2021

The B.C. floods are a mere hint of what climate change could do to the food supply, Maclean’s, Lenore Newman

Indoor farming could improve B.C. food security amid climate change, Lenore Newman, CBC News
Maclean's - 'The B.C. floods are a mere hint of what climate change could do to the food supply' - November 18, 2021
CBC News - 'Indoor farming could improve B.C. food security amid climate change' - November 02, 2021

Abbotsford farmer says he's first in B.C. to grow saffron, Lenore Newman, CBC News

Race Against Climate Change Podcast, Episode 1: How We Eat, Lenore Newman
CBC News - Abbotsford farmer says he's first in B.C. to grow saffron — the world's most expensive spice - November 13, 2021
Race Against Climate Change - 'Episode 1: How We Eat' [podcast] - October 13, 2021

Evan, F. & Newman, L. (August 26, 2021).These two farming methods can feed the planet and help the environment - but they need to get along. The Financial Post

Episode 12: A systems perspective, policy and planning with Dr. Robert Newell
The Financial Post - 'These two farming methods can feed the planet and help the environment - but they need to get along' - August 26, 2021
National Environmental Treasure - 'A systems perspective, policy and planning with Dr. Robert Newell' [Podcast] - September 22, 2021

The Current (CBC Radio). (July 21, 2021). Extreme Heat. Lenore Newman

The Washington Post. Canada's farmers brace for new heat wave. (July 17, 2021)
CBC Radio The Current - 'Extreme heat battering Canada’s farmers and food supply' - July 22, 2021
The Washington Post - 'Canada's farmers brace for new heat wave as scorching summer leaves cherries roasting on trees' - July 17, 2021

Extreme heat and drought in Western Canada wreak havoc on food system, article, Financial Post

Planning for a secure food future, Article, Royal Roads
The Financial Post - 'Extreme Heat and drought in Western Canada wreak havoc on food system' - July 16, 2021 Royal Roads University - 'Planning for a secure food future' - June 28, 2021

More over porridge: Oat milk is whipping up an international frenzy and Canada is lapping it up, article, Financial Post, Lenore Newman


Enabling the digital agricultural revolution, article, Policy Options
The Financial Post - 'Move over porridge: Oat milk is whipping up an international frenzy and Canada is lapping it up' - May 27, 2021 Policy Options - 'Enabling the digital agricultural revolution' - April 23, 2021

Cellular Agriculture and Food Security in Canada, article, New Harvest, Food and Agriculture Institute

UFV Food and Agriculture Institute receives grant to explore future of food, 3x5 lined image
New Harvest - 'Cellular Agriculture and Food Security in Canada' - April 23, 2021
The Abbotsford News - 'UFV Food and Agriculture Institute receives grant to explore future of food' - April 8, 2021

Virtual collaboration led to CoLabS_Article


3 technologies poised to change food and the planet, Lenore Newman, Evan Fraser

Royal Roads University - 'Virtual collaboration led to CoLabS' - April 6, 2021

The Conversation - '3 technologies poised to change food and the planet' - February 18, 2021


An Island Couple Is Only Eating Food They Harvest, but You Probably Shouldn't Do the Same, Lenore Newman By Brishti Basu


Abbotsford Agtech Platform Empowers UFV Students With Access To Winery Industry Data & Insights, Robert Newell, i-Open
The Tyee - 'An Island Couple Is Only Eating Food They Harvest, but You Probably Shouldn't Do the Same' - January 29, 2021
In Insights - 'Abbotsford Agtech Platform Empowers UFV Students With Access To Winery Industry Data & Insights' - January 12, 2021

How BC’s Fruit Farming Industry Could Go for Gold Again, Lenore Newman, by Alex Nguyen

The chef preserving Canada's Indigenous identity, Lenore Newman, By Lina Zeldovich
The Tyee - 'How BC's Fruit Farming Industry Could Go for Gold Again' - January 11, 2021
BBC's Travel - 'The chef preserving Canada's Indigenous identity' - January 5, 2021

 


2020

CBC interviews the Food and Agriculture Institute's Director Lenore Newman on the classic Canadian dessert the Nanaimo bar (January 9, 2020).

Applications for the new agritech grant program are being accepted, Business Examiner magazine, Lenore Newman

CBC The Next Chapter - Lost Feast Review
Business Examiner - 'Applications for the New Agritech Grant Program are being Accepted' - December 15, 2020
CBC Radio The Next Chapter - 'Antanas Sileika reviews two books that explore the connection between science and food' - November 20, 2020

What are nature-full cities, Robert Newell, National Environment Treasure

Gastronomica magazine - Lost Feast Review
National Environment Treasure - 'What are Nature-full Cities?' - December 3, 2020
Gastronomica - 'Review: Lost Feast: Culinary Extinction and the Future of Food, by Lenore Newman'' - November 1, 2020

 

 

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