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Eco-Ethonomics to Present “Food and Medicine, Farm as Therapy” at the NRC Fall Forum 2018

Working on the Toronto Rehab Urban Farm Project as a Senior Fellow of OpenLab, it has been especially rewarding to see my passion currently being considered by the University Health Network (UHN). In the summer of 2018, together with the team at UHN, OpenLab finalized the business plan for a social enterprise that aims to improve patient’s transition from the hospital to their homes and community care. We use food …Read More

Book review – Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st-Century Economist

In her book Doughnut Economics, Kate Raworth illustrates how today’s economic tools use a narrow and dogmatic theoretical framework, which do not reflect the multi-dimensional challenges of the 21stcentury. The teaching and development of economics has lost sight of its goal. The founders of economics, back in ancient Greece described economics as the practice of managing the resources of the home. Over time, the goal has been appropriated to concern …Read More