Coop CAUS

The Urban Abundance Solidarity Coop CAUS creates community abundance via healthy and local food, education and social activities.

Our projects include the Verdun Farmer Markets, an aquaponics setup, workshops, year-round vegetable production, a cooperative buying centre and a compost project.

Visit our site web for more information about membership and products.

2018 Events

In the coming year, we have the following markets, training and workshops.

Verdun Farmer Markets

We have three markets:

  • The waterfront farmer takes place Sundays between 1 and 5 p.m. from July 1 until September 30 in the green space on the Verdun waterfront between 4th and 5th avenues just east of the Crescendo Restaurant.
  • The Library farmer market takes place Wednsdays from 3 until 7 p.m. in the green space in front of Verdun’s Culture Centre, 5955 rue Bannantyne from July 4th until October 3.
  • The Borough Hall farmer market takes place Fridays between 3 and 7 p.m. from July 6 until September 28 in du Souvenir Park in front of Borough Hall and next to the Verdun Metro.

The autumn farmer markets

The autumn farmer markets take place Wednesdays from 3 until 7 p.m. from July 4 until October 3 at Grand Potager in the Verdun municipal greenhouses, 7000 boul. LaSalle.

Fall Workshops

Our practical aquaponics training sessions take place on the third Thursday of every month between 5 and 9 p.m. at Grand Potager in the Verdun greenhouses, 7000 boul. LaSalle.

Food heritage workshops in English take place every second Thursday, except December from 7 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. at Grand Potager in the Verdun greenhouses, 7000 boul. LaSalle.

The Big Christmas Market

Our big Christmas market takes place on November 24 between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. at the Church of the Epiphany, 4322 rue Wellington.