In the fields of Chanv
A plant with one-thousand-and-one virtues, an ideal climate, and enthusiastic artisans: that’s all that was needed to bring Chanv, a growing local business, to light. The Quebec business first came to be in 2004 in Knowlton, in the Eastern Townships, before getting a second wind in 2017, when it was acquired by Dany Lefebvre and Marie-Ève Parenteau.
Putting an end to food waste, one jar at a time!
Guillaume Cantin, co-initiator and general manager of La Transformerie, presents the company’s new tasty solution to food waste and introduces their new line of Rescapés products made with unsold produce.
Ferme de la berceuse
At a time when sustainable farming left many skeptical, Robin Fortin was quite the visionary. Caring about both the environment and consumers’ health, he founded an organic farm almost 25 years ago, in Wickham, Centre-du-Québec.
In the heart of Serres Lefort
Valérie Terrault, Marketing Director of Hydroserre, invites us to visit their greenhouses. She helps us discover hydroponics in the production of lettuce and organic pepper and cucumber farming!
Lavender in all its splendour
Ève-Lyne Auger chats with Nathalie Nasseri, GM and co-owner of Bleu Lavande, who invites us to take in her fields of flowers. She shares her wellbeing products for the body and home, as well as the therapeutic and relaxing effects of lavender.
Eve-Lyne Auger ventures into the camelina fields
Eve-Lyne Auger sits down with Chantal Van Winden, CEO of Signé Caméline. In a charming country setting, Chantal tells the story of the mysterious flower she has been growing for 15 years. The two also take the opportunity to make a refreshing salad with camelina oil and seeds.
Maude visits la Clef des Champs
Maude Carmel takes us to the Laurentians to meet Marie Provost, president and founder of La Clef des Champs. This industry pioneer tells her profession’s secrets and the journey that led her to the production of medicinal plants, more than 40 years ago.
Maude Carmel cooks live at PurDélys Gardens!
While visiting PurDélys Gardens, Maude Carmel was inspired by the local farm’s delicious fresh, organic products, and prepared a cauliflower steak served with corn and beet salsa. This easy recipe allows you to fully enjoy fresh, quality food from Quebec!
Local, organic produce, just around the corner
Maude Carmel visits Les Serres du Dos Blanc, a cooperative located in Ville Saint-Laurent that offers Montrealers the possibility of enjoying organic fruits and vegetables all year long. She also takes advantage of the occasion to make a recipe with products she picked onsite!
With their 400 hives, Jonathan, Carmen and their daughter produce honey with exquisite flavours and natural benefits. Every day at Saint-Didace in the Lanaudière region, they take care of their bees and harvest the honey that we’re all grateful for.
In 2015, at Saint-Ambroise-de-Kildare in the heart of the Lanaudière region, Julie and her spouse Sébastien founded the Jardins d’Ambroise. Offering fresh, healthy and organic vegetables is their mission.
The affection that Lise and Guy have for each other is palpable. But their love for cheese is equally evident.
Thank you to our local artisans for inspiring our exquisite new year's eve
In 2020, the ideal feast is made of local flavours! Rachelle Béry introduces you to 11 artisans who work tirelessly to offer us fresh and real food, summer and winter.