SPF: Academics

Sustainable Eating (SP0013)

Status: COMPLETED September 2010 - April 2011

The main goal of the Sustainable Eating Project is the promotion of healthy, sustainable eating to students living off campus. 

Edible Campus (SP0003)

Status: COMPLETED March 2010 - Fall 2012

The Edible Campus Garden, a collaborative project of the McGill School of Architecture's Minimum Cost Housing Group, Alternatives, and Santropol Roulant, seeks to involve citizens in the creation of green, edible community spaces by demonstrating how productive planting can be woven into urban spaces without diminishing their utility or functionality.

McGill Feeding McGill (SP0002)

Status: COMPLETED Summer 2010

The mandate of McGill Feeding McGill is to provide locally grown fruits and vegetables from the Macdonald Campus’s Horticultural Research Center to McGill University’s Food and Dining services operated residences and the general student community.

In 2010, resources from the SPF helped pay for 2240 student hours, technician hours, 200 reusable plastic food grade bins, seeds and irrigation supplies, land and machinery rental fees.