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1 November 2014
With the release of his French-language collection, Les nouvelles du Vallon, Outaouais family farmer Michel Massuard takes on a new role, that of published author. Owner since 2001 with partner, Monique Laroche, of Le Vallon des Sources, a farm in Rippon, Massuard provides more than 300 families...
Actu - Un fermier de famille publie un recueil de nouvelles
1 November 2014
Calling all organic and market farming enthusiasts, professional and amateur alike, Jean-Martin Fortier, author of The Market Gardener, is coming to the Centre for Sustainable Development. Fortier will tell the story of his Eastern Townships microfarm, Les Jardins de la Grelinette, which has been...
Actu - Assistez à la conférence de Jean-Martin Fortier
1 November 2014
As the debate on tar sands pipelines rages on in North America, we talk very little – too little – about the the mini revolution in solar energy taking place both here and around the world.  Who hasn't heard about the shale gas boom in the United States? In recent years, this...
1 November 2014
Buying local is the responsible-consumption behaviour that has progressed the most in Quebec since 2010, and food is at the top of the list of products that Quebecers prefer to buy local, according to the Observatoire de la Consommation Responsable. In its recent survey of 1100 Quebecers on...
Actu - Nouvelle étude sur la consommation de produits locaux
14 October 2014
Equiterre and the Caisse d'économie solidaire Desjardins are pleased to announce the launch of the 7th edition of the Laure Waridel bursary. Once again, this year, a $10,000 prize will go to a student or recent graduate for a research, action and dissemination project in the field of the...
Actu - La bourse Laure Waridel est lancée!
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