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Unofficial Transcript Radio #3

GRIP-UQAM activists work to transform food politics & challenge economic structure

by David Koch

To learn about some of the work being done by student activists at the Université du Québec à Montréal, I visited a small but feisty focal point of student militancy known as GRIP-UQAM.

In these days of impending climate chaos and and shrinking biodiversity, many of the student groups sponsored by the GRIP are working on projects aimed at reversing environmental destruction — with a notable focus on transforming the wasteful processes that go into the production of food.

To get the low-down on these goings-on, I spoke to GRIP-UQAM coordinator Jocelyn Darou, in their sunny downtown Montreal office.

Report by David Koch. The Unofficial Transcript is made possible with funding from the Canadian Federation of Students-Quebec (CFSQ).

Music in this episode includes clips from “Radio Nowhere” and “Get The Funk And Hop It” by Ethnomite Pux, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Sharealike 2.5

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