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Pssst! Local organic food lovers, if you sign up for a summer basket by April 15, you’ll have a chance to win exciting prizes!
Montreal, November 17, 2016 – 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.
Communiqué - 17 November 2016 - Tag : Family farmers network, Organic baskets, Sustainable cafeterias
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.
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:
Organic food baskets season is here again and, like every year, we’re counting on our loyal, committed partners to spread the word about how our system operates. The Metro grocery store chain has been hosting Équiterre’s family farmers and their organic food baskets each week in the parking lot of the participating Metro supermarkets.
After an agricultural engineering degree in France and a farming apprenticeship with the AMAP—the French equivalent of our family farmers—Anne Rigaud wanted to learn more. The idea of combining a trip with an internship to explore farming in Quebec quickly took shape after a quick web search and an initial contact with Équiterre, who was offering an internship for...
Actualité - 1 June 2015 - Tag : Family farmers network, Organic baskets, Volunteers
Consumers are increasingly mindful of what they eat, often for health reasons. When it comes to health, organic food often springs to mind. And rightfully so!
Actualité - 30 April 2015 - Tag : Family farmers network, Farmer's basket, Local food, Organic baskets
This spring, travellers and visitors to Montréal-Trudeau airport will discover family farmers! As of May 2015, the airport will be adorned with a series of large photos—some of our farmers and some capturing moments in their everyday lives. The exhibition will raise public awareness about not just local organic farming, but the daily reality of farms in the Équiterre...
Actualité - 30 April 2015 - Tag : Family farmers network, Farmer's basket, Local food, Organic baskets
We are always interested in hearing from our supporters, so we wanted to know how satisfied subscribers are and why they sign up for organic baskets. Last winter we sent a survey to the 12,000 subscribers and over 2,600 respondents expressed their appreciation! Their answers inspired us to encourage you to subscribe too!
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 hailed, at home and abroad, as a model of its form.