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12 August 2014
Hydro-Québec's recent request to the Régie de l'énergie for a rate hike has quickly become a hot button issue. On my part, I have been quite vocal about my belief that it is cutting corners for a Crown corporation to blame the proposed hike on the cost of wind energy. To me, it suggests that we...
12 August 2014
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...
Actu - Tour à la terre à Québec, 2013
11 August 2014
On August 16 and 17, Frelighsburg will host its first organic/fair trade fair, bringing together thirty Quebec exhibitors offering fair trade and organic products such as fresh produce, bread, cheese, honey, oil and soap. The event will also include talks, local music, children's entertainment and...
Actu - Foire Bio Paysanne Équitable de Frelighsburg
11 August 2014
Forty-some family farmers recently braved the rain to take part in the second of four visits between farms this season. These visits give our farmers a chance to see how others operate. At Equiterre, we believe in the power of peer learning, especially for young farmers who are just starting out....
Actu - Un succès pour les visites entre fermes du réseau des fermiers de famille
30 July 2014
Chances are that if you've followed the news this summer, you've heard about neonics, AKA bee-killing pesticides. These pesticides have been banned temporarily for some uses in Europe, but are still widely used in Canada for agricultural purposes, especially on corn. Did you know that neonics can...
Geste - Pour une pelouse « amie des abeilles »
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