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An unprecedented crisis is shaking the world of agriculture and public agricultural research. Équiterre has been fighting this situation for years. It has to stop!
Actualité - 15 March 2018 - Tag : Advocacy, Agriculture, MAPAQ, Pesticides
October is a Farm to School Month in Canada. You can celebrate this month by sending us your students' artwork - a hand drawn picture, poem or a recipe - between October 1st to 31st to win great prizes. This year, we are pleased to announce that the grand prize is a $2000 school garden grant contributed by the Whole Kids Foundation.
Actualité - 29 September 2015 - Tag : Agriculture, Farm to School Month, Food, Food
On Tuesday, December 2, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m, PACE McGill (Personal and Cultural Enrichment) invites you to follow the seminar “A Chicken in Every Back Yard”. Description An examination of the potential and possibilities of producing more of your own food: what’s realistic and what isn’t.
Événement - 16 October 2014 - Tag : Agriculture, Food, McGill University, Miscellaneous, PACE
On Tuesday, November 25, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m, PACE McGill (Personal and Cultural Enrichment) invites you to follow the seminar “Global Food Security”. Description With another 3 billion mouths to feed in the next few decades, can we feed the world without destroying the environment?
Événement - 16 October 2014 - Tag : Agriculture, Food, McGill University, Miscellaneous, PACE
On Tuesday, November 18, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m, PACE McGill (Personal and Cultural Enrichment) invites you to follow the seminar “The Agri-Food chain”. Description Understanding how consumerism and food processors are fashioning what and how we eat, and how this affects what and how we produce. Where does ‘local food’ fit into the equation?
Événement - 16 October 2014 - Tag : Agriculture, Food, McGill University, Miscellaneous, PACE
On Tuesday, November 11, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m, PACE McGill (Personal and Cultural Enrichment) invites you to follow the seminar “Sustainable Agriculture: can we go organic and still feed the world?”. Description What are the alternatives to conventional agricultural production?
Événement - 16 October 2014 - Tag : Agriculture, Food, McGill University, Miscellaneous, PACE
On Tuesday, November 4, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m, PACE McGill (Personal and Cultural Enrichment) invites you to follow the seminar “Synthetic Inputs: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly”. Description Modern agriculture is built upon fossil fuel consumption, synthetic inputs and genetic manipulation; how much longer can this go on?
Événement - 16 October 2014 - Tag : Agriculture, Food, McGill University, Miscellaneous, PACE
On Tuesday, October 28, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m, PACE McGill (Personal and Cultural Enrichment) invites you to follow the seminar “Earth, Wind & Fire”. Description We will consider our relationship with, and the basics of, the natural resources which produce food: sunshine, soil, water, and nutrients.
Événement - 16 October 2014 - Tag : Agriculture, Food, McGill University, Miscellaneous, PACE
On Tuesday, October 21, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m, PACE McGill (Personal and Cultural Enrichment) invites you to follow the seminar “The Future of the Family Farm”. Description The number of farmers in Canada has shrunk by two-thirds in 65 years, with no decrease in sight; is there a future for family farms?
Événement - 16 October 2014 - Tag : Agriculture, Food, McGill University, Miscellaneous, PACE
The agri-food policy paper tabled yesterday by the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAPAQ) wants to give the consumer a bigger role in shaping the future of agriculture. But Equiterre believes that for the shift to sustainable agriculture to succeed, Quebec must lead the way, by implementing the necessary steps to transform our food system.