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Thursday, March 14, 2013

Some cool events happening next week!

SUS GreenWeek 2013

"Since 2006, the Science Undergraduate Society Environment Committee has organized GreenWeek to increase students' awareness and consciousness of the environment. GreenWeek is a week of student-run workshops, events and activities that are both entertaining and informative, but mainly geared towards promoting a culture of sustainability. This year, GreenWeek will take place during the week of March 18th – 22nd, 2013."

For more info and a full schedule of events, check out the following website:


MARCH 18th- 19th

A week of anti-captilist and D.I.Y food talk, teach-ins, skill sharing around food justice on campus and beyond. Workshop series organized by The People's Potato & The Midnight Kitchen.

Monday, March 18th

"Food Access and Migrant Justice in Montréal" with the Solidarity Across Borders Food For All Committee

1:30 pm in the Madeline Parent room (2nd floor of the SSMU building, 3480 rue McTavish)

Tuesday, March 19th

Seed Bomb Making with Campus Crops

2:30 pm in room B29 (Basement of the SSMU building, 3480 rue McTavish)

Description: "No time for planting your favorite native flowers? Tired of all those vacant lots not being put to better use? Learn how to make seed bombs using only clay, compost, seeds and water, and start sowing seeds without effort at home or anywhere you want! Great for quick, "no-work" seed-sowing of vigorous plants for the embellishment of public and private spaces (not necessarily your own)! Slingshot not included."

Soda Making Workshop with the People’s Potato

4:00 pm in the People’s Potato Kitchen (7th Floor Hall building, 1445 de Maisonneuve W)

Description: Learn how to make your own fizzy soda at the People's Potato!

Wednesday, March 20th

Make Your Own Bread with Adrian (our very own MK cooking coordinator!)

3:00 pm in the Midnight Kitchen (3rd floor of the SSMU building, 3480 rue McTavish)

Description: "Hi all, we will be baking from scratch a batch of bread! And I am sure enjoying more than a bit of it afterwards.

This will be a bit of a longer workshop but I am sure you will enjoy the results."

Workshop is limited to 10 spots! Please RSVP at

Challenging Fatphobia with Nathalie Cohen

1 pm at the 2110 Centre for Gender Advocacy (1500 de Maisonneuve W suite 404)

Description: This workshop is designed to teach participants about the meaning of fatphobia - the oppression of, discrimination against and prejudices about fat people based on their size – understand how they themselves, no matter their actual body size, may have been affected by fatphobia, and challenge social and health-related myths about fatness and fat people.

This event has a maximum attendance number. Please reserve your spot at

Thursday, March 21st

Migrant agricultural workers in Quebec with le Centre D’Appui de St Rémi

4pm at the People’s Potato Kitchen (7th Floor Hall building, 1445 de Maisonneuve W)

Description: People from the Agriculture workers alliance from St Remi and St Eustache will talk about seasonal workers, working conditions, and food production in Quebec

Friday, March 22nd

-- Pavillion Judith-Jasmine, UQAM Campus 
405, rue Sainte-Catherine Est, 2ieme étage

5:30 pm - Free Food Serving provide by MK and PP!

6:30 pm - 
Anti-Capitalist Food Justice Organizing in Montreal with the People’s Potato, Midnight Kitchen, le Frigo Vert, and Ras-le-Bol