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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
Had enough of shopping for groceries and eating vegetables from Mexico or California? Don't miss the summer's best offerings: a weekly delivery near your home or workplace of freshly picked tasty food, the chance to see your children and your friends munching on vegetables and fruits without pesticides not to mention a way to increase your consumption of local produce!
Actualité - 11 May 2016 - Tag : Family farmers network, Organic baskets
For 20 years the Équiterre family farmer network has cared for the health of Quebec families through its organic food baskets. This simple idea has proved to be extremely successful—and increasingly so. The model may have been copied and adapted, but it has never been equalled. “Équiterre family farmers are pioneers of the organic food basket concept and have...
For the second year in a row, Équiterre presented awards at the family farmers network annual meeting on February 2 in Sainte-Rosalie.
Choosing certified organic foods in Quebec ensures a diet filled with freshness, flavour and nutrients, while supporting local farmers, who have decided to cultivate the land without using pesticides, synthetic fertilizers or genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Discover all the advantages to putting organic food on your plate! Eating organic products is important:
In 1995, a small group of environmentalists floated the idea of bringing farmers, consumers and businesses together to create a supply network for fresh, local, organic produce. These “green” citizens were Équiterre’s founders, and the farmers were Madeleine and Jean Roussel, of the Cadet Roussel farm in Montérégie, very good neighbours of Équiterre cofounder...
Actualité - 14 July 2015 - Tag : Family farmers network, Organic agriculture, Organic baskets
Organic food baskets season is here again and, like every year, we’re counting on our loyal, committed partners to spread the word about how our system operates. The Metro grocery store chain has been hosting Équiterre’s family farmers and their organic food baskets each week in the parking lot of the participating Metro supermarkets.
This summer, our fantastic family farmers will be featured on ICI Radio-Canada’s Par ici l’été, from Monday to Friday between 4:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.
After an agricultural engineering degree in France and a farming apprenticeship with the AMAP—the French equivalent of our family farmers—Anne Rigaud wanted to learn more. The idea of combining a trip with an internship to explore farming in Quebec quickly took shape after a quick web search and an initial contact with Équiterre, who was offering an internship for...
Actualité - 1 June 2015 - Tag : Family farmers network, Organic baskets, Volunteers
Expo 2015 is being held in Milan on the inspiring theme “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life.” The civil society and farmers' movement will be holding a parallel think-tank alongside the world fair. During the People's Expo, participants will be led to discussion on how agroecology fits into food sovereignty and the possible solutions to the food system crisis.