Last Thursday, a crowd gathered at the Maison du développement durable for the premiere of the Épluche ta ville web doc series.
You're invited to:
Discover the many different ways people are putting local food on the menu in Montreal.
Learn fun food facts and brush up on your local food history.
Find out what you can do to promote eating local in Quebec.
Discover the web doc.
p.s. The website is in French, but the videos are subtitled in English. Enjoy!
Do you eat the recommended five servings of fruits and vegetables a day?
According to one recent study by Montreal's public health agency, most Montrealers don't.
It is hard to pinpoint one reason for this problem, which is widespread, and appears to affect people regardless of income, age, gender, etc.
And yet, there is a growing interest in local food. A...
Last week, Ontario's Ministry of Agriculture introduced a Local Food Act, establishing "a target to aspire to in respect of local food." Quebec should take note.
According to Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty, if Ontario households were to take just $10 of their normal food spending, and use it to buy Ontario-grown rather than imported products, it could spark $2.4...
Chloé Dodinot says that when her company, Ubisoft, first heard that it could host a drop-off point for a family farmer, it conducted a survey to measure the level of interest amongst employees. "We were pleasantly surprised by the positive response. In just two days, more than 100 people told us, 'Yes, we want to do it. Sign us up!' So we said, 'Let's do this.'"
Seeking participants for the first ever nationwide online survey of programs that help bring local, nutritious and sustainably produced foods into places where we learn, work, are healed and play.
Are you associated with a school or health care facility involved in Farm to Cafeteria activities or interested in participating in Farm to Cafeteria activities in the future? If so...
Fifteen years ago, 250 Montreal families banded together with seven local farms to launch what has since become North America's largest community supported agriculture (CSA) network.
This October, we asked you to celebrate with us. And celebrate you did!
One hundred and thirty of you joined us at the Centre for Sustainable Development for a day of family fun. It was a chance...
Join us for an evening of culinary delights made with local food to celebrate our move to the Centre for Sustainable Development and to raise money for our future projects. Help us continue our work towards a society that is sustainable and fair!
Tickets are on sale now. We issue charitable receipts.
Hope to see you at 6 p.m. on October 6 at the Centre CDP Capital.