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The members of our Montreal action group invite you on a bike ride to local organic farm, D-Trois-Pierres. This is a chance for you to see how the farm works and to meet with other Equiterre members and supporters.  Date: Friday, September 12, 2014, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Meeting point: The meeting point is outside Henri-Bourassa metro station at 1 p.m. The farm is located...
Actualité - 28 August 2014 - Tag : Action groups, Biking
Over the past few years, our Quebec City action group has launched a new tradition, an annual bike ride to a local organic farm. This activity brings participants into contact with a local farmer for a chance to learn more about – and even try their hand at – organic farming. This year, the tour will visit the St-Achillée organic farm for an approximately...
Actualité - 12 August 2014 - Tag : Action groups, Biking, Family farmers network, Organic baskets
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)!
This month Étienne Théroux, 26, embarks on a bike trip across the Americas. One of his fundraising goals? To raise money for Equiterre. He also intends to raise awareness about food sovereignty and ecological agriculture. It will take him one and a half years to travel from Inuvik, Northwest Territories, north of the Arctic Circle, to Ushuaia, Tierre del Fuego Province,...
Actualité - 3 June 2012 - Tag : Individuals, Biking, Changing the world, Give time, One step at a time
In preparation for his 27,000 km ride... from Inuvik, Northwest Territories, north of the Arctic circle to Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego Province, Argentina, at the near southern most tip of South America to raise funds for Equiterre Quebecer Étienne Théroux, 26, will undertake a 1200 km "warm up" journey of Quebec, with stops in:
Team test drives neighbourhood bikeways in Plateau-Manoir-des-Trembles (Gatineau) * Volunteers from Vélo Services joined residents of Plateau-Manoir-des-Trembles and councillor Maxime Tremblay for a test drive of bike routes to pinpoint problems.
Once again this year, Gatineau is celebrating Sustainable Transportation Week. September 16 Bike-Car-Bus Challenge: Ever wonder which was the fastest way to get to work? This is one way to find out. A friendly competition pitting three different travel options against one another to compare time and costs. Park(ing) day: Teams transform a plain old parking space into...
In town, without my car! is an international phenomenon, with a 9-year history in Quebec, that encourages people to leave their cars at home and experiment with other – cleaner – modes of transportation, such as walking, biking, the bus or metro. Cities across the province will be celebrating the event between September 16 and 23. Each city has its own way of...
A week devoted to clean transportation in Montreal!  Events celebrating alternative modes of transportation will take place downtown and across Greater Montreal. Exact schedule to be announced. Car-free zone downtown on Thursday, September 22, between 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Roads will be closed to traffic between:
We're pleased to award the grand prize – a year of alternative transportation – to Equiterre member Marie-Éve Noreau, who is already an expert at the transportation cocktail. In the summer, she walks, skates or bikes to work. In the winter, she uses public transit.   Ms. Noreau says that cars still take up too much space in Montreal. She'd like to see better...