More resources for farmers in distress

One year after a program to help agricultural workers recognize and respond properly to distress and suicidal behavior, about 600 sentries were trained. Stress, debt, isolation, environmental constraints, too busy work days: there are many reasons to explain that 51%…
Canadian Food Guide To Undergo Major Changes

Canadians, say goodbye to the Food Guide as you know it: the new version of this document, which is the reference of all the food policies of the country, is expected in two years. But Health Canada will not deliver…
Another Roof Top Garden Sprouts Up In Quebec

QUEBEC – On one of the institution’s roofs, an area of ​​141 square meters was converted into a community garden for students and staff. Better still: some of the vegetables will be used to feed toddlers who attend the CEGEP…
Saskatchewan Sets Up Urban Gardens On Roof Tops

Employees at the University of Saskatchewan have set up an urban garden on the roof of the College of Agriculture and Biological Resources. The productivity of their garden is moreover tenfold because of the concrete of the roof. The concrete…
Our Fruits And Vegetables Are Not Always Green

The climate assessment of fruits and vegetables transported by air or from heated greenhouses is highly negative, WWF estimates. Twenty-five varieties of fruits and vegetables were evaluated to assess their climatic impact. WWF wanted to know if regional and seasonal…
Which Breed Of Laying Hen To Choose For A Chicken Coop?

The chicken is the new star animal of our gardens. In addition to providing fresh eggs, it feeds on our organic waste (salads, cheeses, peelings …), insects and slugs … A true omnivore! In addition to its practical aspects, the…
What You Need To Know About  Chicken Coops

Before buying your chickens it is important to know where to house them! You can find on the Internet and in the garden centers all kinds of chicken coop, from the cheapest to the most original … Mistrust however: a…
Watering Techniques

With global warming, precipitation is becoming less and less abundant. It is therefore important to quench your plants without wasting drinking water. Watering frequency Of course, everything depends on the climate, the type of soil and the specific needs of…
Irrigation In The Garden

Water is a precious natural resource to be consumed with great moderation in all circumstances.During the summer season, the various outdoor activities that we offer can double our water consumption. Much of this increase is due to the irrigation of…
Gardening without pesticides

The Golden Rules of Ecological Gardening It was long believed that the best way to deal with problems in the garden was to regularly spray pesticides to control unwanted pests. Over time, it was realized that this was not sustainable…