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“Getting involved is exhilarating, and anyone can do it!” These are the inspiring words of Gabriel Meunier, chair of Équiterre’s Lanaudière action group (GAEL). Gabriel lives and breathes the environment. By day he’s a project manager for the Lanaudière regional environment council and by night he’s active in community groups—on the go...
Actualité - 12 February 2015 - Tag : Action group, Action groups, Gabriel Meunier, Give time, Portrait
After 10 years working for IT firms and web agencies, in 2013 Marie-Soleil L’Allier decided to change direction and pursue a master’s degree in environmental science at the Université du Québec à Montréal so she could help companies go green more quickly.
Actualité - 29 January 2015 - Tag : Action group, Action groups, Give time, Marie-Soleil L'Allier, Portrait, Volunteer
The members of our Montreal action group invite you on a bike ride to local organic farm, D-Trois-Pierres. This is a chance for you to see how the farm works and to meet with other Equiterre members and supporters.  Date: Friday, September 12, 2014, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Meeting point: The meeting point is outside Henri-Bourassa metro station at 1 p.m. The farm is located...
Actualité - 28 August 2014 - Tag : Action groups, Biking
The members of our Montreal action group invite you on a bike ride to local organic farm, D-Trois-Pierres. This is a chance for you to see how the farm works and to meet with other Equiterre members and supporters.  Date: Friday, September 12, 2014, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Meeting point: The meeting point is outside Henri-Bourassa metro station at 1 p.m. The farm is located...
Événement - 20 August 2014 - Tag : Action groups, Bike ride, Équiterre Activities, Local agriculture
Over the past few years, our Quebec City action group has launched a new tradition, an annual bike ride to a local organic farm. This activity brings participants into contact with a local farmer for a chance to learn more about – and even try their hand at – organic farming. This year, the tour will visit the St-Achillée organic farm for an approximately...
Actualité - 12 August 2014 - Tag : Action groups, Biking, Family farmers network, Organic baskets
Montrealers, was "volunteer more" one of your New Year's resolutions?
Actualité - 6 January 2014 - Tag : Action groups, Engaged citizenry, Volunteers
An Écomusée du fier monde exhibit on sustainable cities travels to Sherbrooke. The focus is on three themes: housing transportation consumption At the Musée de la nature et de sciences de Sherbrooke, 225, rue Frontenac, Sherbrooke. Open Wednesday to Sunday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Info: AmiEs de la Terre de l'Estrie, (819) 562-4413. Entrance is free!
The dedicated members of your Quebec City action group have announced a new date for a bike ride tour to La Coulée Douce in Saint-Antoine de Tilly, which was cancelled due to rain earlier in the summer. This organic CSA farm is one of the farms in our family farmer network. Participants will be able to tour the farm and give the farmer a hand in the fields. And don't forget to...
Our Quebec City action group invites you on a bike ride to La Coulée Douce in Saint-Antoine de Tilly. This organic farm is one of the farms in our family farmer network. Participants will be able to tour the farm and give the farmer a hand in the fields. More details to follow! A community picnic will give participants a chance to discuss their shared interest in community...
Thank you to the seven volunteers in our Quebec City action group who distributed more than 1000 flyers by bike last weekend, reminding residents that there is still time to order a summer basket of locally grown vegetables from one of the family farmers in our community supported agriculture (CSA) network. Mathieu, Maxime, Michel, Lucie, Christian, Nicolas and Alizée took...