Fields of Home

On a hot summer’s day, Chase “Superman” Duffy is taking lunch to his grandfather who is scouting his Alberta canola farm when, dehydrated, he over exerts—and blacks out.

Amelia Xerces Duffy

During a trip to the local bug museum, Chase, his sister, Amelia, and their friend, Sophie, are sucked through a mysterious portal and dumped into a “forest” filled with insects of unusual size.

Biotech

Explore topics such as: how farmers are protecting the environment; biotech crops feeding the world; and why would canola farmers choose to grow GMO seeds.

Cooking with Canola

The CanolaInfo Cooks! Video series follows fictional culinary student Dean as he uncovers the secret to great, versatile cooking - canola oil.

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    Fields of Home
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    Amelia Xerces Duffy
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    Biotech
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    Cooking with Canola

Canola is fun!

Check out Learn Canola’s resources! There are lots of available options from grades K to 12, Parent Resources, Fun Activities, Chase Duffy illustrated books and Chase en Francais.

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Expand your Canola Knowledge

Interesting and important information on Canola, Canola Farming, Canola Oil and related subjects, presented in a mix of video of text formats.

From Our Blog

What I Love for April…

It’s Aggie Days time – both Calgary and Lethbridge! Imagine thousands of students, teachers and parents who converge in one place to learn about where their food comes from. And each year, it is our pleasure to share with them, facts such as these: Canola is the only truly Canadian crop Each canola seed has about 45% oil What remains after the oil is removed is called meal, and when fed to dairy cattle, the cows will produce up to 1L more of milk per cow per day 2015 is the International…

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