food

Is biodiverse agriculture an anachronism?

Published: 24Feb2014

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....

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

Published: 19Feb2014

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...

SPOKES II Conference

26Feb201411:00
to
14:30

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...

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

18Feb201418:00

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

Published: 23Jan2014

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...

Student-Run Café opens for business

Published: 17Jan2014

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

Hundreds of millions of people still go to bed hungry every night

Published: 20Oct2013

In the early 1990s, when more than 1 billion people were going hungry ever year, this goal represented a reduction of 50 per cent. Published on October 8 2013 | GazetteWritten by Hugp Melgar-Quiñonez

Fair Trade Week promotes socially conscious consumption

Published: 2Oct2013

Events celebrate McGill’s certification over the summer as first fair trade certified school in Quebec Published October 1 2013 | McGill TribuneWritten by Chelsey Ju

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

Published: 2Oct2013

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

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