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McGill Feeding McGill | Tomato Fiesta

Wed, 2013-08-28 20:24

Find more information on McGill's Tomato Fiesta from CBC and Global News below.

Published on August 27, 2013 | Global News
Written by Josh Panton

Posted on August 28, 2013 | CBC News

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A sustainable factory farm that spits out crickets

Thu, 2013-08-15 14:47

Published in FastCoExist

"Crickets are a delectable, affordable, and environmentally friendly protein source already eaten in some parts of the world. Now the trick is producing them for the masses.

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Hult Prize accelerator preps competitors for $1M

Thu, 2013-08-15 14:33

Written by Christina Reinwald
Published by August 15, 2013 | Boston Globe

"The problem: finding a high-quality source of protein for hundreds of millions of people that can be raised quickly, without consuming a lot of land, water, and other resources.

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Sustainable Barbecue at Mac Campus

Thu, 2013-08-15 (All day)
Centennial Centre : Outside, 21111 Lakeshore Road St Anne de Bellevue Quebec Canada , H9X 3V9
Price: FREE

Since the Sustainability Projects Fund's inception many projects have been successfully implemented to further green McGill. Students and staff have been sensitized to environmental issues and continue to think of ways to further make events and daily operations more sustainable.

One set of events that may been overlooked are the many barbecues that occur in various departments during the spring, summer and fall. In the early 2000s, Oak Ridge Laboratory estimated that a charcoal grill emits 11 pounds of carbon dioxide hourly.

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Food for Thought

Thu, 2013-07-25 15:24
Aired on July 23, 2013 | CBC News

Most chefs don't have the luxury of talking to a farmer once a day to find what product is ripe or ready in the next few weeks , but four years ago Executive Chef Olivier Volpi turned to McGill's Farm at Macdonald Campus in an effort to go local.

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Campus Dining – More Universities are Serving Healthier Cuisine to Students

Tue, 2013-05-14 13:03

Published in the May 2013 Issue (Vol.15 No.5 p.18) of Today's Dietitian
Written by McKenzie Hall, RD

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The Stop Book Launch

Thu, 2013-05-23 19:00 - 21:00
Leacock Building : room 232, 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 2T7
Price: FREE

Contact Information

Contact: Christina
Organization: Community Food Centres Canada
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Office Phone: 416 532 8826 ext. 229
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Montréal food sovereignty and systems research group: Callout for participation

Tue, 2013-01-01 (All day)

Callout for participation

In a collaborative and multidisciplinary attempt to pull together Montreal-based research, we are organizing a working group that is critically approaching food systems, security and sustainability at different levels: institutions, Montreal and its peri-urban and rural surroundings, as well as the broader ‘Global South,’ which is facing immediate issues of food crisis.

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