La Ferme Coopérative Tourne-Sol
Work 1025 Chemin St-Dominique les Cedres Quebec J7T 1P5 work
Work Phone: 450-452-4271work
Their interest in good food, social justice and the environment led them to start Tourne-Sol co-operative farm in the fall of 2004. They run their business as a worker co-operative. By farming together, they have built a democratic, diversified and sustainable enterprise. They produce vegetables, flowers, herbs, herbal teas, seedlings, and seeds in Les Cèdres, Quebec. Everything they grow is certified organic by Ecocert Canada following Quebec and Canadian organic standards.
English: Fair trade organic “Camino” chocolate bars, candy bars, hot chocolate, sugar, juices; sourced from co-ops of family farms in developing countries. La Siembra Co-operative was founded in 1999 with the goal of reconnecting consumers with farmers in a sustainable manner. Our name La Siembra means “sowing” or “planting time” in Spanish. It is also a symbol for the seeds of change that our co-operative is sowing through its fair trade, educational and co-operative activities.
Français: Cacao et chocolat organique «Cacao Camino» du commerce équitable; obtenus de coopératives de cacao et de fermes familiales de production de sucre en pays en voie de développement.
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The London Brewing Co-operative was established to bring to market an eclectic style of beers that are brewed in extremely small batches. We are a nano-sized brewery producing single barrel batches of beer that reflect a long tradition of brewing and all that Southwestern Ontario has to offer. Our small batch sizes mean we can take risks and utilize a wide range of in-season ingredients and brewing techniques that would not be possible with larger volumes.
English: Réseau seeks to promote the development of worker co-ops in Quebec, notably by promoting the model, providing experience to youth, and supprt to co-operatives. Our services include: training and advisory services, networking and mentoring, referral to resource people, government relations, etc. We are a coordinator of one of the most dynamic projects in youth co-operative entrepreneurship: the Youth service co-operatives.
Français: Vise à favoriser le développement des coopératives de travail du Québec, notament par la promotion du modèle, l’expérimentation par les jeunes et le soutien aux coopératives. Nos services: formation et services-conseils, réseautage et mentorat, référence à des ressources spécialisées, représentation politique, etc. Le Réseau est également l’initiateur et le coordonnateur d’un projet d’entrepreneuriat coopératif jeunesse les plus dynamiques du Québec, les coopératives jeunesse de services.