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Équiterre, Farm to Cafeteria Canada, the Whole Kids Foundation and Québec en Forme are launching a call for projects for Quebec schools that want to make healthy, local and sustainable food a priority.
Actualité - 15 January 2018 - Tag : Local food procurement, Sustainable cafeterias
This October: Celebrate healthy, local food and earn the chance to win $1,500  Équiterre and Farm to School Quebec are proud to promote Farm to School Month, a Canada-wide event organized by Farm to Cafeteria Canada.
Actualité - 25 September 2017 - Tag : Local food procurement, Local food procurement, Local food procurement
Equiterre offers schools a promising project for communities, health and the environment: the sale of organic vegetable baskets produced by our family farmers!
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...
The first-ever pan-Canadian conference on healthy, sustainable school food, Changing the Menu, which was organized by Équiterre and partners in November last year, continues to have a ripple effect. At a webinar and networking event this week, over 120 people carried on the work of knowledge transfer and collaboration already well underway.
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].
In November 2015, 450 participants met in Montreal to help put healthy, local, sustainable food on school menus across the country. Throughout the year, many of us continued our projects in the field, likely drawing inspiration from the informative presentations shared last year. You can carry on the work of knowledge transfer and collaboration by registering today for one of...
In collaboration with Équiterre and the Farm to Cafeteria Canada network, the Collectif de la table des écoliers and Breakfast Club of Canada are creating the first map of school food initiatives on the Island of Montreal. The goal is to provide a comprehensive overview of activities that provide food to students and educate them about the benefits of healthy food (e.g.,...
Actualité - 10 August 2016 - Tag : Farm to Cafeteria, Local food procurement
Montreal, February 1rst, 2016 – Équiterre, the Pointe-de-l’Île School Board and the CIUSSS de l’Est-de-l’Île-de Montréal are unveiling the results of the project Consommer localement, c’est goûter les saveurs d’ici! (Eat local and savour home flavours.) The initiative aims to increase the share of local foods served to residents and...
Communiqué - 1 February 2016 - Tag : Local food, Local food procurement, Local procurement