Authenticity in every basket, that's how idée BIO! magazine describes the work of family farmer François Tanguay, co-owner of Les Jardins du petit tremble in the Montérégie.
Find out how this product of a suburban childhood became a proponent of organic agriculture. According to the article, some of the credit for François's love of nature must go to his father, who kept a...
You have a little land. You'd like to grow some organic veggies, maybe even sell them.
Family farmer Jean-Martin Fortier, whose Eastern Townships microfarm, Les jardins de la Grelinette, has been hailed, at home and abroad, as a model of its form, is offering workshops based on his recently published guide, Le Jardinier-Maraîcher, for aspiring organic farmers, amateur...
Family farmer Jean-Martin Fortier, whose Eastern Townships microfarm, Les jardins de la Grelinette à St-Armand, owned with partner Maude-Hélène, has been hailed, at home and abroad, as a model of its form, has written a guide, based on his decade of experience, for aspiring organic farmers, both amateur and professional alike. The book, Le jardinier-maraîcher, Manuel d'...
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.
Come celebrate with the Protec-Terre land trust, which has raised more than $200,000 to protect the status of the Ferme Cadet-Roussel. After 15 years of effort, the trust became a reality last December.
The event will take place on Saturday, October 1, 2011, at 6 p.m., at the Lion d'Or, located at 1676 Ontario St. East in Montreal.
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