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Eating Insects: Educating the market to get global buy-in

Wed, 2013-10-02 12:10

Insects are not something you are likely to find on the menu in Canada, but the United Nations suggests they should be.

Published September 27 2013 | Globe and Mail

In fact, they're eaten in other parts of the world and some Canadian business people are creating products to meet demand and be a global resource for what they feel is the food of the future.

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Applied Student Research: Changing How Campuses Learn and Eat through Coursework

Tue, 2013-10-08 12:30 - 13:30
Price: Free

Join Lilith Wyatt and Brent Mansfield in a discussion about the opportunities, benefits and challenges of Applied Student Research.

Universities have the potential to be living laboratories and be leaders in supporting sustainable food systems. Independent studies, campus-community consultant projects and on campus action research have been avenues for student engagement, relevant research and food systems change.

This webinar is open to all faculty, students, administrators, community organizations and anyone interested in learning!

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McGill Students Win $1M for Urban Food Security Project

Tue, 2013-09-24 09:56

A group of McGill students has been awarded $1 million for undernourished communities in urban slums.

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Justice Alimentaire pour Montréal (Off-Campus)

Sat, 2013-10-05 09:00 - 17:00
Price: Free

You are invited to participate in the 2013 Montreal Food Justice Convergence organized by Justice Alimentaire pour Montréal (JAM).

The goal of JAM is to build connections between communities and universities, activists, farmers and entrepreneurs  toward a more equitable and resilient food system for Montreal. Join us as we strengthen our collective efforts!

 

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A Taste of Wilderness: Wild and Foraged Foods in Quebecois Cuisine and Culture

Fri, 2013-10-11 18:00 - 20:00
Sherbrooke 688 : 688 rue Sherbrooke Ouest Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 3R1
Price: $29 - $39

McGill's Personal and Cultural Enrichment Program (PACE) is excited to announce A Taste of Wilderness:  Wild and Foraged Foods in Quebecois Cuisine and Culture

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JAM session: Get involved with food justice in Montréal

Thu, 2013-09-19 17:00 - 21:00
University Centre : Room 302 (Midnight Kitchen), 3480 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 0E7
Price: $1 for each jam jar

Are you a McGill student interested in getting to know the Montréal food movement? Are you passionate about creating a just, nutritious, safe, and healthy food system in Montréal? 

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Chefs battle in culinary fundraiser

Sat, 2013-09-07 14:51

Organizers have dubbed the event the Battle of the Beets.

Published on September 3, 2013 | Gazette
Written by Susan Schwartz

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Développement durable et agriculture urbaine à l'université

Sat, 2013-09-07 14:47

Published on July 31, 2013 | Radio-Canada TV (Téléjournal 18 h)

Les universités québécoises se sont mises à l'heure du développement durable.

Les campus de la province, qui ont souvent l'importance de petites villes, sont soucieux de réduire leur empreinte écologique. À l'Université de Montréal et à l'Université McGill, ça passe notamment par l'agriculture urbaine et la production de miel en plein centre- ville.

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Universities’ Sustainability Initiatives Save Money, Resources

Sat, 2013-09-07 14:27

The University of Toronto uses solar panels to heat water for athletes’ showers and McGill University imposes a student fee of 50 Canadian cents per credit that is matched by the university for its Sustainability Projects Fund.

Published July 23, 2013 | Environmental Leader

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Welcome BBQ & Info Day

Fri, 2013-09-13 11:00 - 14:00
Education Building : Lobby, 3700 rue McTavish Montreal Quebec Canada , H3A 1Y2

Undergraduate students, staff and Faculty members are invited to join us for our Annual Welcome BBQ & Info Day in the Education Lobby. 

Friday, September 13, 2013

11:00am – 2:00pm 

Faculty of Education services and student societies will be present to answer questions.

Drop-in advising (DISE & KPE) from 11:00am – 1:00pm

Free food!  

BBQ sponsored by the Education Undergraduate Society (EdUS)

Source Site: /edu-sao