Fifteen years ago, 250 Montreal families banded together with seven local farms to launch what has since become North America's largest community supported agriculture (CSA) network.
This October, we asked you to celebrate with us. And celebrate you did!
One hundred and thirty of you joined us at the Centre for Sustainable Development for a day of family fun. It was a chance...
The Université du Québec à Rimouski will grant Laure Waridel an honorary doctorate at a convocation ceremony on October 22, 2011 at 3 pm.
The university wishes to honour the activist for her commitment "to awakening Quebec society to such pressing issues as respect for the environment, environmental protection, social justice, and an openness to diversity, issues to...
Former partners and farmers, come celebrate with us!
Sunday, October 23, at 11 am in the Centre for Sustainable Development, our new green building in the Quartier des spectacles
talk by Laure Waridel (in video conference)
lunch made with local, organic ingredients
guided tour of the Centre for Sustainable Development
traditional Quebec music...
As part of a symposium on the future of social democracy in Quebec, Laure Waridel will be at the SAT (Society for Arts and Technology) on October 24 to discuss the economy.
Laure Waridel and the other panelists will speak on two main issues:
Equiterre cofounder Laure Waridel will be in Mont-Tremblant on October 25 at 7 pm in the Anna-Archambault room of the Curé-Mercure school for a public talk, "Du pouvoir au bout de notre fourchette" (Power in your fork). She will also meet with groups of primary and high school students from the school earlier in the day.
Tickets for the talk: $10.
In 1995, Equiterre launched a pilot project involving one farm, Cadet-Roussel, and about 50 Montreal families, who agreed to pay in advance for a share of the harvest.
The next year, when we officially launched the network, it included 7 farms and about 250 families.