February 28, 2014 — When you tour Montréal, you’ll soon see that certain spots have become the heart and soul of our neighbourhoods. At such places, sustainable development is a vital thread in their organizational fabric that weaves itself right into neighbourhood life.
Take a trip back to yesteryear to ye olde general store at the magasin general St-Henri, where local artisanal products line the shelves.
Hochelaga-Maisonneuve’s Bistro in Vivo promotes fair trade as well as local products, both food and cultural.
One can’t miss the charming green side streets on the Plateau, lovingly tended by their residents to beautify the neighbourhood.
Fellowship, expertise, tradition and eco-responsible baking methods infuse the boulangerie Guillaume bakery in Mile-End with its own special flavour.
Fresh bagels from St-Viateur bagel on the Plateau will satisfy your appetite, while its energy-efficient operations will appeal to your conscience.
The Brasseurs de Montréal in Griffintown drives green technological innovation to devise new techniques for the production of environmentally-friendly beer.
Central to community life in the Rosemont-La Petite Patrie neighbourhood, the Jean-Talon Market showcases local produce, from fruit and vegetables to flowers to specialty food shops and gourmet wares, many of which are specific to Québec.