Acknowledging who we are

This blog is written by Academy Fellow, Jane Rabinowicz. Jane works to advance food sovereignty and community leadership at local, regional, national, and international levels. She currently serves as Executive Director of USC Canada, one of Canada’s longest-standing and progressive international collaboration organizations.

Following International Women’s Day, I have been reflecting on lineage.

I have always felt the weight of lineage. This has […]

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The Future of Food in Healthcare

The following blog post is written by our Academy Fellow, Beth Hunter. Beth is Program Director at the J.W. McConnell Family Foundation, where she has worked since 2010, focusing primarily on the Sustainable Food Systems initiative.

My heart is SO full.

We have just launched Nourish, an initiative on the future of food and health care focused on a two-year program for 25 […]

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Full Moon Intention

The following post is a Full Moon Intention from Ken Leinbach, written following the recent meeting between the Academy and the Donella Meadow’s Institute

Full Moon Intention – March 22, 2016

“This fresh apple, still cold and crisp from the morning dew, is not-me only until I eat it. When I eat, I eat the soil that nourished the apple. When I drink, […]

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Next Generation Leaders – Impact

Formed in 2015, our first cohort of Next Generation Leaders are participating in a learning journey that is built on four elements

Capacity Building
Community Building

The fellows develop their personal and professional capacities by applying what they are learning directly to their complex systemic challenges. This recent flyer shows the areas that our first group of fellows is impacting.


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Sustainability in Schools Simulation/Card Game for school administrators and teachers

Are you looking for something interesting to do during staff meetings or in-service training? 

Learn which sustainability-related projects have the best cost/benefit and discover how to use these as teaching opportunities.  

The Sustainability in Schools game is a powerful learning tool to help your school:

Understand what sustainability looks like in a school
Identify sustainability related projects that have a good cost/benefit ratios and […]

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