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Montreal, Monday, March 25, 2019 – Did you know that if we increased soil carbon stocks by a mere 0.4% per year, it would halt the annual increase of CO2 in the atmosphere? This proposal, made at the COP 21, would address soil health and fertility and represent a viable, promising solution in the fight against climate change.
Communiqué - 25 March 2019 - Tag : Advocacy, Sustainable agriculture
Make a simple, positive New Year’s resolution that will delight your taste buds: sign up for an organic basket. You’ll get to enjoy pesticide-free food while supporting local farmers and the local economy.
Actualité - 11 January 2017 - Tag : Family farmers network, Local food, Sustainable agriculture
Two Montreal schools have chosen to innovate this year by launching a new type of fundraising activity for their projects. Thanks to the project Schools Take Root: For Healthy, Local and Sustainable Food, these schools are giving youngsters and their parents a chance to discover the surprising and delicious root vegetables of Quebec. Featuring healthy, organic produce grown...
Sign up today to take advantage of the reduced registration fee for the conference Des idées à récolter – Succès et innovations en agriculture de proximité [Ideas to Harvest – Success and Innovation in Local Farming]. Hurry—there are just two weeks left!
The family farmer organic basket 20th anniversary celebrations are still in full swing with delicious new recipes from celebrities! Fanny Bloom, Christian Bégin, Jérôme Ferrer and Chantal Fontaine are the latest celebrities to take part in our summer recipe challenge. Make the most of the remaining summer days and enjoy simple, delicious recipes made with fresh, colourful,...
To celebrate the 20th anniversary of family farmer organic baskets and in response to the increasing demand for local organic produce, Équiterre is organizing the conference Des idées à récolter - Succès et innovation en agriculture de proximité [Ideas to Harvest - Success and Innovations in Local Farming].
The 8th Annual Laure Waridel Bursary worth $10,000 was awarded to Valérie Toupin-Dubé at the 2016 Équiterre member meetup. This money will enable Valérie to develop and distribute an educational kit, École-o-Champs, to raise awareness about sustainable food and farming in Quebec schools and other public institutions. Her goal? To give everyone access to healthy food and...
Actualité - 29 April 2016 - Tag : Laure Waridel bursary, Organization, Sustainable agriculture
Équiterre is proud to be one of the four finalists in the Alimentation [food] category at the 2016 Les Vivats contest for our annual Benefit Cocktail. Some 82 applications were submitted for the 5th contest, which is intended to recognize sustainable practices in Quebec.
Équiterre attended the 6th International Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Conference in Beijing, China, from November 17 to 22. The event was organized by URGENCI, the international network of local solidarity-based partnerships between producers and consumers.
Over 450 participants met in Montreal this week for Changing the Menu, the first-ever pan Canadian conference aiming to put healthy, local and sustainable food on the menu in schools across Canada.