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City-grown vegetables could feed urban dwellers

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.

Published: 25Jul2014

Can Urban Agriculture Feed the World's Growing Cities?

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

Published: 25Jul2014

Hungry for something healthy and new? Why not make dinner with crickets tonight!

McGill Student Jakub Dzamba desigs cricket incubator to feed growing interest in insect farming

Published on July 23, 2014 | Journal Metro

by: Mathais Marchal

Published: 25Jul2014

Campus Crops 4 (SP0108)

Status: Ongoing June 2013

Campus Crops is a student-run urban gardening collective on the downtown McGill campus.

Is biodiverse agriculture an anachronism?

Given the need to feed an estimated 2.4 billion more people by the year 2050, the drive toward large-scale, single-crop farming around the world may seem inexorable.

Published on Feb 21, 2014 | Teatro Naturale International
Written by S.C.

Published: 24Feb2014

It isn’t easy being green, but why not try?

Composting on campus: a big project in the works. After finishing the last bite of an apple, it’s almost second nature to toss it into the trash can before heading off to class. But what happens then?

Published on Feb 7, 2014 | McGill Tribune
Written by Jenny Shen and Marlee Vinegar

Published: 19Feb2014

SPOKES II Conference

26Feb201411:00
to
14:30
University Centre Ballroom, 3480 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0E7, CA

From 11am-2:30pm on Wed, Feb 26th, SSMU EnviroComm is bringing together some of the wonderful sustainability groups on campus to share their knowledge and skills with us all, as well as get you engaged in brainstorming and creating so

Grand Opening of the Nest/Le Nid: SSMU's new student-run cafe

18Feb201418:00
University Centre Cafeteria, 3480 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0E7, CA

After several weeks of operation, The Nest, SSMU’s brand-new Student-Run Café, is hosting its Grand Opening on Tuesday, February 18 at 6pm in the SSMU Cafeteria.

Des étudiants de l’Université McGill se mobilisent

Alors que la population des abeilles chute de façon alarmante, des étudiants de l'Université McGill amassent des fonds pour construire un pavillon où vivront des colonies entières de ces insectes afin de conscientiser la population à la problématique.

Published on January 20 2014 | Journal de Montréal
Written by Ewan Sauves

Published: 23Jan2014

Student-Run Café opens for business

Project managers seek student feedback on The Nest, cite dedication to sustainability as main goal.

Published January 14 2014 | McGill Tribune
Written by Catherine-Laure Juste

Redel said the SRC has been successful in achieving a main goal so far—the promotion of sustainability.

Published: 17Jan2014

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