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Équiterre’s organic baskets: A sign that summer is right around the corner! This pioneering initiative continues to grow, driven by the enthusiasm of a new generation of family farmers   
Communiqué - 10 avril 2017 - Tag : Advocacy, Organic agriculture, Organic baskets, Organic farm
A text published in the Hill Times on March 27th 2017, co-authored by Jane Rabinowicz and Karen Ross, Ph.D. Project Manager - Pesticides and Toxic Substances at Équiterre. Organic growers and researchers have been sustainably innovating on a shoestring budget for decades. Imagine what could be achieved with more. Investing in organics is worth our while, concludes a study...
Actualité - 27 mars 2017 - Tag : Alimentation, Organic agriculture, Organic baskets, Organic farm
Registration for 2016–2017 winter baskets are open! “Eating local organic produce all year round has never been easier with family farmers!” says Isabelle Joncas, project manager of Équiterre’s family farmer network. “In winter, it’s a real challenge to find a variety of organic vegetables in Quebec.
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,...
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.
For the second year in a row, Équiterre presented awards at the family farmers network annual meeting on February 2 in Sainte-Rosalie.
Choosing certified organic foods in Quebec ensures a diet filled with freshness, flavour and nutrients, while supporting local farmers, who have decided to cultivate the land without using pesticides, synthetic fertilizers or genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Discover all the advantages to putting organic food on your plate! Eating organic products is important:
In 1995, a small group of environmentalists floated the idea of bringing farmers, consumers and businesses together to create a supply network for fresh, local, organic produce. These “green” citizens were Équiterre’s founders, and the farmers were Madeleine and Jean Roussel, of the Cadet Roussel farm in Montérégie, very good neighbours of Équiterre cofounder...
Actualité - 14 juillet 2015 - Tag : Family farmers network, Organic agriculture, Organic baskets
This summer, our fantastic family farmers will be featured on ICI Radio-Canada’s Par ici l’été, from Monday to Friday between 4:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.
Expo 2015 is being held in Milan on the inspiring theme “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life.” The civil society and farmers' movement will be holding a parallel think-tank alongside the world fair. During the People's Expo, participants will be led to discussion on how agroecology fits into food sovereignty and the possible solutions to the food system crisis.