Three children. Three sports. The Bergeron family is busy. But they still find ways to do their part for the environment.
Real vs. artificial Christmas trees.
Which is better?
Every year, we get asked this question.
This year, we encourage you to sidestep the debate. Forget real vs. artificial. Branch out: make your own Christmas tree from repurposed materials.
A wood pallet, an old picture frame, a box of decorations unearthed from the depths of your basement... You can give old objects a new...
In the fall, as the days shorten, and the cold weather descends upon us, we retreat indoors, where sometimes we have to contend with an upsurge in creepy crawlies, such as house centipedes or the multicolored Asian lady beetle, as well as other bugs that form a year-round threat, such as the dreaded bed bug, which, in recent decades, has enjoyed somewhat of a resurgence in...
You're invited to a benefit evening for Equiterre on Tuesday, November 5 in Quebec City. This is an opportunity to:
show your support for sustainable development
network with other business and community leaders who share your interest in sustainability
learn more about what you can achieve through Equiterre
All proceeds will help finance Equiterre's work...
We are used to eating whatever we want, whenever we want, all year round.
But in September and October, we have something even better.
We have a wide selection of fresh, locally grown products.
This year, why not take advantage of fall's bounty and throw your very own harvest party?
Here are some ideas to get you started.
Look outdoors for inspiration:
Actualité - 11 septembre 2013 - Tag : Apple pie, Bobbing for apples, Changing the world, Jams, Local food, One step at a time, Preserves, Pumpkin seeds, Ring toss, Scarecrow, Squash
It’s that time of year again, where parents stand in line to sign up their children for extracurricular activities. Before you know it, you have one kid in hockey, another in swimming and gymnastics, and scheduling becomes an extreme sport for the entire family.
If you are in Montreal or Quebec City this summer, you may be approached by one of these people in an orange vest and encouraged to become a member or donor of Equiterre. Our work as a force for social and environmental good depends on the financial support of concerned citizens like you.
Our crew in orange will gladly tell you about some of what our members and donors have...
Bon vivants, rejoice. Living the good life just got easier. Summer berry season is here.
Strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, yum!
Eating local is always fun, but right now, it is even more fun than ever.
We are especially lucky in Quebec. Did you know that this province is one of the largest producers of strawberries in Canada?
Here are some ideas to help you...
What you want: a healthy summer.
What you don't want: to get holier-than-thou about it.
One solution? Just keep it simple.
Biking with the kids...
Organic food on the BBQ...
Drinks with a local twist (see recipe below)!
It has been almost a year since Etienne Théroux began his bike trip of a lifetime, CycloExpedition Americas: 27,000 km across the Americas, to raise awareness about food sovereignty and ecological agriculture.
After eight countries and 15,000 km – following what he calls "the dorsal spine" of the continents – he is past the half-way point.
So far on...