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Our Violent National Game

The great hockey debate continues

Pax Atlantica

NATO’s long-lasting relevance

Sarah Elton

Sarah Elton is the author of Consumed: Sustainable Food for a Finite Planet (HarperCollins, 2013) and Locavore: From Farmers’ Fields to Rooftop Gardens—How Canadians Are Changing the Way We Eat (HarperCollins, 2010). She is the food columnist for CBC Radio’s Here and Now in Toronto and writes regularly about food for, The Globe and Mail and Maclean’s.

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The Politics on Our Plate

Should we push away from globalized food production, or just keep digging in? July–August 2013
In April, the LRC and Diaspora Dialogues hosted the inaugural edition of the Spur festival in Toronto and Winnipeg. At one extremely lively Winnipeg session, locavore Sarah Elton met her rhetorical arch-nemesis, Pierre Desrochers, a dedicated globavore. They waged a verbal battle over what each has called, respectively, our “destructive” large-scale farming practices and the “elitist” local food…