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Pioneers of the organic basket program, established nearly twenty-five years ago, Équiterre’s family farmers are a shining example for new farmers. For the past three years, about twenty new organic farms have joined the network every year. Most of these farms are run by young farmers, who often start off by renting some land to grow their organic vegetables. As part of...
Actualité - 12 June 2018 - Tag : family farmers network, Family farmers network
Blog Post by Karen Ross, Ph.D. Project Manager - Pesticides and Toxic Substances
Actualité - 28 November 2017 - Tag : family farmers network, Family farmers network
I REly on Équiterre's family Farmers  for my winter baskets!  
Communiqué - 4 October 2017 - Tag : Advocacy, family farmers network
On Sunday, July 24, La JoualVert Farm opened its doors to other Équiterre family farmers and about 30 people hoping to become one. Owners Andrès Rousseau and Stéphanie Leclerc explained the process of starting an organic farm and their bio-intensive approach. The visitors were also shown the wide range of jobs that can be done with a BCS two-wheeled tractor.
Actualité - 10 August 2017 - Tag : family farmers network, Family farmers network
We’ve put together an e-book* with 20 recipes from our top 20 celebrities to celebrate the 20th anniversary of our organic baskets! It’s ready to print or download to your preferred e-reading device. You’ll soon be on your way to making recipes by celebrity fans of healthy, local, organic food, including Christian Bégin, Josée Di Stasio, Karim Ouellet and...
Actualité - 15 July 2017 - Tag : family farmers network, Family farmers network, recipe
Holding a rural festival on food self-sufficiency and sovereignty, developing a land bank, making the first Acadian kombucha, raising livestock, and growing organic fruits and vegetables are all activities that the incredible team at Ferme Terre Partagée in New Brunswick juggle brilliantly. We’re very proud to have Kevin, Rébeka and their team in Équiterre’s...
Actualité - 13 July 2017 - Tag : family farmers network, Family farmers network
We know that eating local organic food benefits our health, the environment and the local economy. But some people are still hesitant to sign up for an organic basket from one of Équiterre’s family farmers for a season. If you have any doubts, reading these 7 points will put them to rest! SUBSCRIBE HERE
For the 20th anniversary of the organic baskets of our family farmers’ network, Équiterre will unveil, in the next few weeks and up until the end of the year, 20 recipes from celebrities who share our values for healthy and local food. Step in the spotlight too!
Actualité - 15 June 2016 - Tag : family farmers network, Family farmers network
Équiterre is proud to be one of the four finalists in the Alimentation [food] category at the 2016 Les Vivats contest for our annual Benefit Cocktail. Some 82 applications were submitted for the 5th contest, which is intended to recognize sustainable practices in Quebec.