Greening Projects

By: Action Communiterre Qc  09-12-2011

Les Enfants du Monde School – Public consultation bears fruit

In 2007, thanks to the support of The Foundation of Greater Montreal, Action Communiterre led a project to find out what the neighbours, staff and families of the school community envision for the grounds adjacent to Les Enfants du Monde School. With this input, a landscape plan was developed to create a park. Students and teachers of the school, community members and politicians, have all had a hand in realizing this vision, planting this urban oasis of native trees, a diverse organic garden and a heritage orchard. We intend to create an open-air theatre and install a community message board. We value the support Principal Diane Tardif and the School Commissioner, Marie-Josée Mastromonaco. The site is truly a work in progress…

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Workshops / Education

We are proud to be able to contribute to the achievements of the coordinator Merissa Nudelman and her team!The Lunch Box Workshops are part of a project led by the Comité Action 6-12 since 2003, aimed at the education of healthy eating and food security for the families of Notre-Dame-de-Grâce.


Communiserre Greenhouse

Kids who get hands-on experience understand the art and science of how food gets to the table, will be better prepared as citizens to respond to the present realities of rising fuel costs, land and water shortages, and the need to reduce agricultural-related pollution that is affecting food production and distribution worldwide.


Inter-Generational Cooking

Participating in this activity is a win-win situation for both age groups: the meals help to break isolation, foster a sense of community, allow the participants to learn new culinary and communication skills and provide a healthy meal.


Collective Gardening

These gardens create the setting in which community ties are developed and active citizenship is encouraged, by providing everyone with hands-on learning opportunities to produce and consume healthy organic foods in a dynamic and enriching group setting.



Basil is native to India, Africa and Asia and has been cultivated for culinary and religious purposes since the ancient civilization of Babylon. This one is a two for one recipe featuring Victory Garden Network favorites beets and lovage. Combine tomatoes, onion, garlic, jalapeño, lime juice, and salt in a bowl. Add diced potatoes and beets when onions become translucent. Fry sliced onions with a bit of olive oil in a pot.


Seed Catalogue 2011

Support Action Communiterre by ordering organic heritage seeds and plants for your home garden. List of plants presently growing in our Concordia greenhouse.