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Herbalism 101

Food & Culture Conference Report – by Haley McKendy   This workshop took place on Tio’tia:ke (a.k.a Montreal), unceded Kanien’keha:ka (Mohawk) territory. Herbalism 101 was a workshop was held at Coop La Maison Verte in Montreal. The space as warm and welcoming and everyone was encouraged to ask questions. It was held as an anti capitalism […]

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Volunteering at the Greenhouse

Food & Culture Conference Report – by Hannah Ostiguy Hopp Apart from being an amazing study space, one of the best parts about the Concordia Greenhouse is the incredible amount of volunteer and other student-engagement opportunities they offer weekly during the semester. More specifically, the Houseplants Project works with students by hosting volunteer sessions every Tuesday morning […]

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Concordia Farmer’s Market

Photos by Lori Marachian Food & Culture Conference Report – by Lori Marachian Wednesdays from 12-6pm on campus The Concordia event that interested me the most is the weekly farmer’s market. I first visited the market in the beginning of the semester when it was held outdoors. The farmer’s market is organized by the Concordia Food Coalition and […]

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Mayan Ancestral Knowledge & Land Defense

Photo by Ella Bennison – The Milpa (Mayan calendar system)s  Food & Culture Conference Report – by Ella Bennison Conference:Rony Lec – Permaculture, Mayan Ancestral Knowledge & Land Defense Monday, October 2 at 6 PM – 8 PM On October 2, 2017, the McGill Permaculture Club hosted a talk with Ronaldo Lec. In 2000, he founded the Mesoamerican Permaculture Institute (IMAP) in […]

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Food Safety & Introduction to Canning

Photos by Lorena Gropp Food & Culture Conference Report – by Loreena Gropp Conference: Season Jars – Food Preservation – Food safety & Introduction to Canning Wednesday, September 27th 6.00-8.00pm After weeks of unusual but mostly welcomed temperatures for this time of the year, September 27th marked the unofficial start of fall season. Getting to the workshop hosted at […]

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