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Researching the Future of Food, 12:00

Mon, 2015-02-16 12:00 - 12:30

Un regard sur l'avenir propose une série de vidéos qui analyse en profondeur les projets de recherche actuels à l’Université McGill.

Source Site: /canal-savoir

Controlling obesity with potato extract

Extract of Irish potatoes, rich in polyphenols, reduces weight gain to a surprising extent
Tue, 2014-12-09 09:53

Take a look in your pantry: the miracle ingredient for fighting obesity may already be there. A simple potato extract may limit weight gain from a diet that is high in fat and refined carbohydrates, according to scientists at McGill University.

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Feeding a University

Sun, 2014-09-14 01:13

Gone are the days when thousands of McGill students had to subsist on doughnuts and sad steam trays. Over the last five years, the university has transformed its food services, and tapped into the wealth of produce grown at its Macdonald Campus

Sept. 7, 2014 | The Gazette

by: Lesley Chesterman

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What’s in McGill’s giant brownie?

Mon, 2014-09-01 03:36

McGill à la carte event to highlight Fair Trade and Mac farm products 

Published on Aug 21, 2014 | McGill Reporter

Written by: Neale McDevitt

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Workshop for le Mois de l'archéologie: Roman Banquet FULL

Sun, 2014-08-24 14:00 - 16:00
Redpath Museum : Room 106, 859 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0C4
Price: $8 per adult/ $4 per child/ MAX: $20 /family.

This event is fully booked. No more spots available.

With Stephanie Maurel (Classics and Archeology, Concordia University)

Learn about the ancient Roman diet, help to prepare some special Roman dishes and then enjoy a traditional Roman cena or banquet together. This three course banquet will be held in Room 106 and/or outside (weather permitting). No alcohal. Bilingual.

FEE: $8 per adult/ $4 per child/ MAX: $20 /family.

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City-grown vegetables could feed urban dwellers

Fri, 2014-07-25 05:10

In a number of cities around the world, residents have transformed previously derelict sites, ignored corners and over-grown verges into green and productive vegetable plots

Published on July 30, 2014 | Environmental Research Web

For example, in York, UK, an "edible map" reveals that there is garlic mustard and horseradish growing in abundance alongside the river, and plums will be available on a tree in a street in Osbaldwick by August.

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Can Urban Agriculture Feed the World's Growing Cities?

Fri, 2014-07-25 05:10

Living in a city puts everything at your fingertips: From fashion and movies to social movements and political experiments, residents of urban areas experience most everything before it trickles through the suburbs and into rural communities.

Published on July 29, 2014 | Yahoo! News

by: Willy Blackmore

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Source Site: /sustainability