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Urban Cowboy with Owen Roberts

Fergus producer leads charge for Ontario beef industry <b>(3 photos)</b>

Fergus producer leads charge for Ontario beef industry (3 photos)

In this edition of Urban Cowboy, Joe Hill is determined to make sure beef producers’ voices are heard
As land gets scarce, farmers turn further to new technology

As land gets scarce, farmers turn further to new technology

To sustain their businesses, farmers work to conserve the land on which they grow crops and raise livestock, writes Owen Roberts in his latest Urban Cowboy column
Time to put joy back in food

Time to put joy back in food

In this edition of his Urban Cowboy column, Owen Roberts pushes back at guilt about eating and marketing good food
Home alone in rural Ontario

Home alone in rural Ontario

In this edition of his Urban Cowboy column, Owen Roberts finds some alarming figures about rural Ontario housing for seniors
High hopes for Canada’s legal cannabis, despite shortages

High hopes for Canada’s legal cannabis, despite shortages

In this edition of his Urban Cowboy column, Owen Roberts talks to an expert who predicts more cannabis licenses are coming
Cultured meat isn’t weird…to a 14-year-old

Cultured meat isn’t weird…to a 14-year-old

In this edition of his Urban Cowboy column, Owen Roberts hears a different perspective on fake steak
This pseudo-naut is ready for blast off <b>(4 photos)</b>

This pseudo-naut is ready for blast off (4 photos)

In this edition of Urban Cowboy, Owen Roberts meets a Guelph student helping grow plants in space
Wild rice comeback eyed by Indigenous harvesters <b>(5 photos)</b>

Wild rice comeback eyed by Indigenous harvesters (5 photos)

In this edition of Urban Cowboy, Owen Roberts writes how an historian and an engineer at U of G are working together for food security
No horsing around at symposium time

No horsing around at symposium time

In this edition of Urban Cowboy, Owen Roberts shows how University of Guelph equine students are rallying the industry
Flex your muscles, feed the people

Flex your muscles, feed the people

In this edition of Urban Cowboy, Owen Roberts finds volunteers are in short supply at the Guelph Food Bank