Anne-Frédérique Hébert-Dolbec wrote an article in Le Messenger de Verdun:
Family public markets will be installed in all three borough neighbourhoods this summer. For the first time in six years, the mainland joins Nun’s Island in ensuring that all residents have access to fresh food and local products close to home.
Read the entire article in French.
Tonight, Verdun borough councillors voted to give a subsidy of $20,000 to the Art of Raising Children (ARC) organization to animate farmers’ markets in collaboration with the Urban Abundance Solidarity Coop (CAUS).
Guillaume Voyer, the president of CAUS was there to thank them.
Watch his comments at minute 16.31 un the second part of the question period on the videao archives of council meetings.
Thank you everyone!
Marie-Ève Dumont wrote an article, Les déchets des poissons feront pousser les légumes (fish waste makes vegetables grow) in the Journal de Montréal yesterday and Le Journal published an infographique about the process today.
CAUS participated in the Nun’s Island Family Market big seed sale today. Tracey Arial gave children a planting workshop.
This is the beginning of a strong partnership with the Art of Raising Children (ARC) organization.
about our aquaponics system at the Douglas Institute.
The Douglas University Health Institute welcomes Quebec’s first community aquaponics system, a form of integrated aquaculture in which raising fish and growing vegetables strengthen one another.
Thank you to the Douglas Institute for welcoming our system!
We’ve started planted seeds and weeding our Crawford Park gardens and our strawberries already have flowers!
We’ll have rhubarb, mint, oregano and sage for our market.
Nancy Snyitar, one of our founders, was among urban agriculture experts cited in Guenevere Neufeld’s article published by The Suburban today.
“There’s no reason why we can’t have food growing all around us and you can’t just go up to a tree and pick a fruit.”
Read the article.
Join COOP C.A.U.S. member Eric as he guides us through a hands-on demonstration of how to construct self-watering container systems!
The workshop takes place this Saturday from 3 until 5 p.m. at Nu Art Café, 3770 Wellington Street, Verdun.
Please join our Facebook event to let us know you’re coming.