The McGill Farmers' Market is held every Thursday from 12 pm to 5 pm on McTavish Street in front of the SSMU building from August 29th to October 24th 2013.
An annual Fall event on McGill's downtown campus, the McGill Farmers' Market provides students, employees, and neighborhood residents the opportunity to buy fresh, healthy, organic and local food directly from the farmers who produce it, and to engage with community and student groups working on personal, community, and ecological food sustainabilityinitiatives.
Written by Elaine Smith
Published on July 21, 2013 | the New York Times
"Sustainability has become more than a fashionable buzzword on Canadian campuses; it has become enshrined both in university policy and in daily student life. McGill’s Sustainability Projects Fund, for example, imposes a student fee of 50 Canadian cents per credit that is matched by the university.