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The 5th edition of Équiterre’s Schools Take Root project has been kicked off, inviting schools (primary and secondary), childcare centres and community organizations from across Quebec to get involved in the sustainable food movement by providing their youth with a fundraising campaign that puts local organic vegetables on a pedestal.
Actualité - 7 August 2020 - Tag : Local food, schools take root, Schools Take Root
Soup’s On! Educational Kit is a dynamic tool that aims to introduce the concept of responsible eating. Through the activities it presents, the kit invites students to look beyond their plate, to explore issues surrounding our current food system and to think about the impacts of their fod choices on their health, their environment and the world around them.
Solution - 15 April 2020 - Tag : Food Education Kit, Local food, Soup's On!
Soup’s On! Educational Kit is a dynamic tool that aims to introduce the concept of responsible eating. Through the activities it presents, the kit invites students to look beyond their plate, to explore issues surrounding our current food system and to think about the impacts of their fod choices on their health, their environment and the world around them.
Solution - 15 April 2020 - Tag : Food Education Kit, Local food, Soup's On!
Of all the daily activities we engage in, eating is the one that has the greatest impact on our environment, our health and our society.
Solution - 14 April 2020 - Tag : Food Education Kit, Local food, Local food procurement
On Tuesday, September 24, 2019, Équiterre, Aliments du Québec and the Tables de concertation bioalimentaires from different regions of Quebec will be celebrating local food in all Quebec establishments! Whether you are a daycare, school, CEGEP, university, health facility or workplace, please save the date and register your establishment now!
Actualité - 18 June 2019 - Tag : Local food, Local food procurement
The nine Quebec schools awarded Farm to School grants have set up their salad bars and are nearly ready to get things rolling! To learn more about the salad bars in these primary and secondary schools, read on. Salad bars: a closer look The purpose of these salad bars is to increase the presence of healthful local food on the schools’ cafeteria menu – the end goal...
Actualité - 17 April 2019 - Tag : Food, Local food
The 4th edition of Équiterre’s Schools Take Root project is officially being kicked off today, inviting schools (primary and secondary), daycares and community organizations from across Quebec to get involved in the sustainable food movement by providing their youth with a fundraising campaign that puts local organic vegetables on a pedestal.
Actualité - 20 March 2019 - Tag : Local food, schools take root, Schools Take Root
Opting for local food, grown or prepared in Quebec, means a shorter distance to your plate and therefore fewer greenhouse gas emissions and less need for preservatives. We can easily make these choices for the food we bring into our households, but what about the food that is served at school, at the daycare, at the hospital, at the office?
Actualité - 14 February 2019 - Tag : Buying local, Local food, Local food procurement, Local food procurement
Local organic food makes its debut at CHU Sainte-Justine Eating healthy food and supporting Quebec’s family farmers