Debbie Field, FoodShare's executive director, shows some of the fresh fruits and vegetables being shipped from Toronto to the Nishnawbe Aski Nation in northern Ontario in 2013. Photo by Deborah Baic/CP Images
Eight stories that will give you food for thought
By Various Writers
A 50-year-old community group confronts urban hunger in Toronto's Regent Park, providing residents with access to high-quality food from local gardens
By Observer Staff
Syrian refugee Marfat Ibrahim with daughter Shurooq outside their tent, located in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley. Photo by Bilal Hussein/AP Photo/CP Images
Civilians fleeing the war in Syria make up the largest refugee population in the world. As the conflict rages on, aid agencies are stretched to the limit.
By Vidya Kauri
Children watch the celebrations at a festival in Paro, Bhutan, in 2012. Photo by Jonathan & Angela Scott/JAI/Corbis
The small kingdom of Bhutan promotes itself as the most blissful place on Earth. The writer ventures there to see if the joy is genuine.
By Tim Johnson
Photo by Greg Fulmes
The writer and professor emeritus of history at the University of Calgary talks about Ojibwa and Methodist interactions in the 19th century
By Richard Wright
We are pleased to announce a series of commendations for editorial excellence in 2013.