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Ingeborg Boyens

Boyens
Photo: Gregg Shilliday 1999

Ingeborg Boyens has worked as a journalist for many years, writing for newspapers, magazines and television in Ottawa, Toronto, Winnipeg and Calgary. Her most recent position took her to CBC-TV's national current affairs program Country Canada in Winnipeg. Her work there as a documentary producer led to the production of her first book, Unnatural Harvest: How genetic engineering is altering our food. The book is a layperson's exploration of how the new science of biotechnology is transforming the food that we grow and that we serve our children.She followed that up in 2001 with Another Season's Promise: Hope and Despair in Canada's Farm Country.And she acted as managing editor for the Encyclopedia of Manitoba, released in 2007.

E-mail: iboyens@mts.net
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Publications

Another Season's Promise: Hope and Despair in Canada's Farm Country. Penguin, Canada.
Unnatural Harvest: How genetic engineering is altering our food. Toronto: Doubleday, 1999.

Awards

Finalist, Shaughnessy Cohen Award for Political Writing for Another Season's Promise, 2001.
Finalist, Business Book of the Year for Another Season's Promise, 2001.
Finalist, McNally-Robinson Book of the Year for Another Season's Promise, 2001.
Winner, Eileen McTavish Sykes Award for Best First Book.
Winner, National Business Book Award, 1999.
Eligible for National Public Readings Program :
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