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Opting for local food, grown or prepared in Quebec, means a shorter distance to your plate and therefore fewer greenhouse gas emissions and less need for preservatives. We can easily make these choices for the food we bring into our households, but what about the food that is served at school, at the daycare, at the hospital, at the office?
Actualité - 14 February 2019 - Tag : Buying local, Local food, Local food procurement, Local food procurement
Local organic food makes its debut at CHU Sainte-Justine Eating healthy food and supporting Quebec’s family farmers
Équiterre is proud to promote Farm to School Month, a pan-Canadian event organized by the Farm to Cafeteria Canada movement.
Actualité - 28 September 2018 - Tag : Local food procurement, Local food procurement, Local food procurement
Équiterre, Farm to Cafeteria Canada (F2CC) and the Whole Kids Foundation (WKF) are pleased to announce that ten Québec schools have been chosen to receive Farm to School Canada grants of up to $10,000 each, to bring more local harvest onto the plates and into the minds of their students. In its second edition, the Farm to School grants program, financed by F2CC and WKF, has...
Actualité - 21 June 2018 - Tag : Food, Food, Local food procurement, Local food procurement
Back for a third season, this project offers establishments (schools, childcare services, organizations and daycare centres) an original and educational fundraising campaign based on the sale of baskets of local, organic vegetables grown by farms belonging to Équiterre’s network of family farmers. Suggest this alternative to traditional fundraising campaigns and promote...
This October: Celebrate healthy, local food and earn the chance to win $1,500  Équiterre and Farm to School Quebec are proud to promote Farm to School Month, a Canada-wide event organized by Farm to Cafeteria Canada.
Actualité - 25 September 2017 - Tag : Local food procurement, Local food procurement, Local food procurement
Equiterre offers schools a promising project for communities, health and the environment: the sale of organic vegetable baskets produced by our family farmers!