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YU ranch

1. An Edible Toronto article nicely summarizes the operations at Y U Ranch. This article is written by Bryan Gilvesy and explains his philosophy to farming. The instructor may want to discuss this article toward the end of the class. Bryan Gilvesy, "Let Me Tell You about the Birds and the Bees and the Flowers and the Trees: The Norfolk ALUS Project," Edible Toronto, summer 2010. Available at  http://www.ediblecommunities.com/toronto/summer-2010/let-me-tell-you-about-the-birds-and-thebees-and-the-flowers-and-the-trees.htm
2. A podcast, available from CBC Radio Ideas program, delves into numerous issues surrounding agriculture. Bryan Gilvesy is interviewed in part 3 at approximately 23:00. Gilvesy discusses the role of specialization and the slippery slope within the agricultural industry. Jill Eisen, 'Have Your Meat and Eat It Too," CBC Ideas program, first broadcast May 17, - 2010. Available at http://www.cbc.ca/ideas/episodes/2010/05/17/have-your-meat-and-eat-it-tdo-part-71-2-listen/

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