The fresh sting of the Kyoto pull-out.
Disappointment in Durban.
Traffic jams in Montreal.
What do these issues have in common? They got you talking. It’s your interest that fuels the fight against climate change.
Every year at this time we look back at the big climate change stories of the year. How do we know if a story is “big”? If it matters to you.
For the 16th year in a row, producers are invited to Journées horticoles, two days of the latest in horticultural information, featuring speakers from Quebec, British Columbia, Ontario and the United States.
The program includes talks on:
Quebecers have been waiting since 2008's Provonost report for the agri-food policy green paper, which was finally tabled yesterday.
Although the paper does make some encouraging proposals, including:
cross-compliance, i.e., attachment of environmental conditions to government support policies
developing Quebec's environmental and agricultural assets
it disappoints in...
The agri-food policy paper tabled yesterday by the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAPAQ) wants to give the consumer a bigger role in shaping the future of agriculture. But Equiterre believes that for the shift to sustainable agriculture to succeed, Quebec must lead the way, by implementing the necessary steps to transform our food system.
Quebec's Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAPAQ) launched a pilot program supporting multi-functionality in agriculture. The program – which recognizes the social, economic and environmental contribution of agriculture to the quality of community life – will fund individual or group projects that benefit farms and their surrounding...
Montreal, April 5, 2011 – The Bloc Québécois electoral platform unveiled yesterday contains many relevant measures for Equiterre’s two key issues: the fight against climate change and the future of agriculture.
Equiterre urges decision makers in the public and private sectors to make socially and environmentally responsible choices, with a focus on 7 major issues along two main themes: food production and the fight against climate change.
In food production, Equiterre works on food sovereignty and the future of farming.
In the fight against climate change, we work on the...
Equiterre's CSA network lets people become partners of a local farm by pre-ordering a basket of vegetables to be delivered to the same drop-off point each week in the summer and fall.
Some farms offer winter baskets, usually once every two weeks from November to March, consisting mainly of root vegetables. Some farms also sell meat. CSAs may team up with nearby farms to...