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Does your school or daycare offer educational activities involving healthy local food? Have the children put a garden in the schoolyard? Is there a composting project? Does a local farmer deliver fruits and vegetables? Support and draw attention to these initiatives promoting local food by putting your school or daycare on a national food activity map.
Actualité - 14 May 2015 - Tag : Food, Insist on fair trade, Local food, Responsible consumption
The 2015 campaign for organic basket subscriptions has begun! With this flexible, user-friendly scheme, you receive fresh organic fruits and vegetables each week. Sign up soon for your preferred farm and drop-off point! Easy and convenient
At the recent family farmers network annual meeting, Équiterre presented awards for the first time! The Pioneer and Golden Carrot awards will now be given each year to recognize our family farmers. Pioneer Award for initial intrepid farmers
Actualité - 31 March 2015 - Tag : Family farmers network, Food, Organic baskets, Organic farm, Pioneer Award
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