Filter By Author

Agriculture & Food

mmm... Manitoba

The Stories Behind the Foods We Eat

Kimberley Moore (Author), Janis Thiessen (Author)

Mixing recipes, maps, archival records, biographies, and full-colour photographs with fascinating stories, mmm... Manitoba showcases the province’s diverse foodways and industries from on board the Manitoba Food History Truck.

Plundering the North

A History of Settler Colonialism, Corporate Welfare, and Food Insecurity

Kristin Burnett (Author), Travis Hay (Author)

Plundering the North provides fresh insight into Canada’s colonial project, laying bare the processes behind the chronic food insecurity experienced by northern Indigenous communities by charting the social, economic, and political changes that have taken place in northern Ontario since the 1950s.

Recipes and Reciprocity

Building Relationships in Research

Hannah Tait Neufeld (Editor), Elizabeth Finnis (Editor)

Recipes and Reciprocity considers the ways that food and research intersect for researchers, participants, and communities, demonstrating how everyday acts around food preparation, consumption, and sharing can enable unexpected approaches to reciprocal research and fuel relationships across cultures, generations, and places.

Mennonite Farmers

A Global History of Place and Sustainability

Royden Loewen (Author)

A comparative world-scale environmental history, Mennonite Farmers is a pioneering work that brings faith into conversation with the land in distinctive ways.

The Rise and Fall of United Grain Growers

Cooperatives, Market Regulation, and Free Enterprise

Paul D. Earl (Author)

Paul Earl’s history reveals UGG’s central role in the growth and transformation of the western grain industry at a critical period. With meticulous research supplemented by interviews with many of the key players, he also delves into the details and the debates over the company’s demise.

Growing Community Forests

Practice, Research, and Advocacy in Canada

Ryan Bullock (Editor), Gayle Broad (Editor), Lynn Palmer (Editor) + others

Canada is experiencing an unparalleled crisis involving forests and communities across the country. The creation of community forests is one path that promises to build resilience in forest communities and ecosystems.

Snacks

A Canadian Food History

Janis Thiessen (Author)

Through extensive oral history and archival research, Thiessen uncovers the roots of our deep loyalties to different snack foods, what it means to be an independent snack food producer, and the often-quirky ways snacks have been created and marketed.

A Land Not Forgotten

Indigenous Food Security and Land-Based Practices in Northern Ontario

Michael A. Robidoux (Editor), Courtney W. Mason (Editor)

Food insecurity takes a disproportionate toll on the health of Canada’s Indigenous people. A Land Not Forgotten examines the disruptions in local food practices as a result of colonization and the cultural, educational, and health consequences of those disruptions.

Farmland Preservation (2nd Edition)

Land for Future Generations

Wayne J. Caldwell (Editor), Stew Hilts (Editor), Bronwynne Wilton (Editor)

Farmland preservation speaks to the need to preserve the agricultural land base for future generations.

Imperial Plots

Women, Land, and the Spadework of British Colonialism on the Canadian Prairies

Sarah Carter (Author)

Imperial Plots depicts the female farmers and ranchers of the prairies, from the Indigenous women agriculturalists of the Plains to the array of women who resolved to work on the land in the first decades of the twentieth century.

Colin R. Anderson (Editor), Jennifer Brady (Editor), Charles Z. Levkoe (Editor) + others

Few things are as important as the food we eat. Conversations in Food Studies brings to the table thirteen original contributions organized around the themes of representation, governance, disciplinary boundaries, and, finally, learning through food.

Planning for Rural Resilience

Coping with Climate Change and Energy Futures

Wayne J. Caldwell (Editor), Wayne Caldwell (Contributor), Erica Ferguson (Contributor) + others

Planning for Rural Resilience asks central questions about the nature of change and the ability to adapt in rural regions. While change is often feared, communities have capacity that can be rallied, harnessed, and turned towards planning policy and action that responds to threats to the future.

Growing Resistance

Canadian Farmers and the Politics of Genetically Modified Wheat

Emily Eaton (Author)

The remarkable story of the farmer-led coalition that defeated the introduction of GM wheat in Canada.

Kenneth Stewart (Author), Douglas Watkinson (Author)

Freshwater Fishes of Manitoba is not only the definitive guide to these fishes of Manitoba, it is also accessible and reliable for a range of users from general fishers to professional fish biologists.

Making Ends Meet

Farm Women's Work in Manitoba

Charlotte van de Vorst (Author)

Mac Runciman

A Life in the Grain Trade

Paul D. Earl (Author), Gerald Friesen (Introduction)

Mac Runciman: A Life in the Grain Trade tells the story of how Runciman rose through the ranks of the UGG to play a central role in the fierce debates over the modernization of grain handling, subsidized freight rates, and the role of The Canadian Wheat Board.