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5 October 2011
Did you know that our new home, the Centre for Sustainable Development, is more than just a demonstration green building? It also has a social mission! That's why you'll find cabinets in our kitchen made by Boulet vers, a social insertion organization that teaches woodworking...
27 September 2011
In 1995, Equiterre launched a pilot project involving one farm, Cadet-Roussel, and about 50 Montreal families, who agreed to pay in advance for a share of the harvest. The next year, when we officially launched the network, it included 7 farms and about 250 families. Of the 103...
26 September 2011
The eight member organizations of the Centre for Sustainable Development invite the public to a week-long open house at their brand new green building in the heart of Montreal's revamped entertainment district, the Quartier des spectacles.  If you care about such issues as...
22 September 2011
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...
30 August 2011
If you want local food to be more accessible... If you want tax credits for people who belong to a community supported agriculture (CSA) program... If you want to facilitate access to land for the next generation of farmers, here is your chance to be heard. Sign the "...
26 July 2011
This June, from the green roof of Equiterre's future headquarters, the Centre for Sustainable Development, I looked out on the entertainment district downtown. The cold, rainy spring had only just ended, but already I was thinking of the heat waves of summer. Heat waves? “...
21 June 2011
Do you sometimes eat organic, sometimes not? Although it's better to eat conventionally grown fruit and vegetables than no fruit and vegetables at all, there are still some choices that you can make to limit your exposure to toxic pesticide residue.  To help shoppers...
8 June 2011
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...
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