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Though it was a long time coming, Canada’s new food guide has been released to great acclaim and is being praised country-wide by advocates of local, healthy eating. In our work to encourage individuals and institutions to put healthy, local and sustainable food on their menus, Équiterre is one of those happy advocates. So how exactly does the new food guide align these...
Actualité - 31 janvier 2019 - Tag : Advocacy, Food choices
According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, “one third of food produced for human consumption is lost or wasted globally, which amounts to about 1.3 billion tons per year.” In Canada, up to 40% of all food produced is wasted, of which 30% doesn’t even make it onto store shelves and
Actualité - 29 avril 2016 - Tag : Food choices, Responsible consumption, Responsible consumption
Want to attend the first-ever national school food conference? Hurry, there are still some places left! Please register before November 6th.
Actualité - 15 octobre 2015 - Tag : Food, Food choices, Local food, Local procurement
More than 3 out of 4 Canadians say that they favour the purchase of local fruit and vegetables. This according to a recent survey conducted by Leger Marketing for Equiterre. The survey shows that buying local is a primarily a political act for Canadian consumers, more likely to be motivated by a concern for the economy than for the environment. 94% of respondents said that...
Actualité - 31 août 2011 - Tag : Buying local, Food choices, Leger survey, Organization