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Universities’ Sustainability Initiatives Save Money, Resources

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

Published: 7Sep2013

The first day of the McGill Farmers' Market!

McGill Farmers' Market

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 pr

McGill Feeding McGill | Tomato Fiesta

Tomato Fiesta

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

Published: 28Aug2013

A sustainable factory farm that spits out crickets

A sustainable factory farm that spits out crickets

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.

Published: 15Aug2013

Hult Prize accelerator preps competitors for $1M

Gabe Mott said competing for the Hult Prize has opened opportunities for his McG

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.

Published: 15Aug2013

Sustainable Barbecue at Mac Campus

Centennial Centre Outside, 21111 Lakeshore Road, St Anne de Bellevue, QC, H9X 3V9, CA
Sustainable BBQ Poster | Mac Campus August 15

Since the Sustainability Projects Fund's inception many projects have been successfully implemented to further green McGill.

Food for Thought

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.

Published: 25Jul2013

Campus Dining – More Universities are Serving Healthier Cuisine to Students

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

Published: 14May2013

The Stop Book Launch

Leacock Building room 232, 855 rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Montreal, QC, H3A 2T7, CA

Food & Dining GHG Audit (SP0090)

Status: ONGOING December 2012 - present

The Audit hopes to foster ann efficient and consistent waste, water, and energy management system across all McGill Food and Dining Services’ residence cafeterias. 

(From the Results Report and Action Plan)