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Le Frigo Vert Welcomes You

Le Frigo Vert is an anti-capitalist, anti-colonial, anti-oppression , food, alternative health, and community space located at Concordia University's downtown Montreal campus.  
Le Frigo Vert is supported by Concordia students via a small refundable fee levy. All Concordia students are members. Memberships are available on a sliding scale of $0-100. 

 

News & Updates

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Memberships Are Back

Concordia students are automatic Frigo members - but if you're not a student, and want better prices (20% less), buy our sliding scale membership card. Forms can be filled out in shop, and the membership cards are good for a year.

Sex & Self Pantry

A big thank you to Sex & Self, who've set up a wonderful ''take what you need'' pantry, located at the back of the shop. A number of gender affirming products (gaffs, binders, stps, binder tape, breast forms) and sexual health + menstrual health products (pregnancy tests, pads, etc) amongst other things can be found at Frigo now, restocked every month or so by the lovely folks at Sex & Self.

End of Year Updates

*Frigo will be closed Monday April 18th
*The last week for food baskets this year will be the week of April 25th
*Frigo will be shutting down for the summer as of Thursday May 26th

 
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Service & Programs

Frigo Cafe - Locally made vegan or vegetarian treats & snacks, as well as self serve coffee & tea (plus a free hot tea option everyday)

PWYC Foodbasket - An alternative pay what you can grocery basket available to members and concordia students Monday to Thursday (though we suggest coming in on Monday  or calling to check if we have stock Tuesday onwards before making the trek over)

Kitchenette - Toaster oven, kettle, microwave, plates, dishes, accessible to everyone - no purchases in store necessary

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Lounge & Study Area - Couches, tables,  charging station, wifi, and quiet tunes, Monday to Thursday, 12-4.

Event + Workshop Space Rental - Tabling space also offered. All sliding scale. For all space inquiries, you can reach us at frigovertspace@gmail.com.

Wheelchair Accessible Bathroom & Baby Changing Station

Monthly workshops run by Community Members - Pop in and ask us what's coming up or check out our instagram or facebook.

Special guest Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioner Sally Lee is offering a limited amount of Free/Pay-What-You-Can online consultations for Concordia students and Le Frigo Vert members. 
Email Sally at info@bewellholistictherapies.ca for more information. 
www.bewellholistictherapies.ca

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Herbal Medicine Consultation

Book a one-on-one appointment for herbal medicine with our resident herbalist, Hunter Cubitt-Cooke

FREE FOR MARGINALIZED PEOPLE, CONCORDIA STUDENTS, AND FRIGO MEMBERS

Hunter Cubitt-Cooke is a western clinical herbalist who has worked in mental health and as a social worker. Discuss herbal strategies to address a wide range of health issues with a focus on accessibility/affordability from a holistic and social justice perspective. 

 

Herbal Medicine Consults

To book yours, click on the link below.

 
 

I attended the "fungi for wellness" workshop during the month of November 2021. I had a great time. The speaker, Hunter, was super interactive and well-informed, and it was a nice way to connect. I’ll be stopping by at the Frigo Vert more often!

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A Bit About Us

Le Frigo Vert is a worker-run collective devoted to working together and collaborating with other organizations in order to:

  • Provide quality vegetarian nourishment to marginalized groups;

  • Challenge corporate involvement in food production and distribution;

  • Create and promote environmentally and socially sustainable alternatives to the Market System of food production, processing and distribution;

  • Offer education with respect to health, food nutrition, food preparation and politics;

  • Develop skills pertinent to social, economic, political and individual self-sufficiency;

  • Mobilize for active involvement in environmental and social justice politics;

  • Empower communities and groups of individuals to gain control over localized resources and create community spaces;

  • Perform these activities in a not-for-profit, non-hierarchical structure.

 
 
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Opening Hours

Monday to Thursday: 12-4pm

Accessibility Info:
Le Frigo Vert is a wheelchair accessible, scent-free storefront on the ground floor on Mackay street next to Guy Concordia metro. 


There are two low-rise ramps with guardrails inside and outside of the space, and a 39.5" wide non-automated front door.  We have a wheelchair accessible kitchenette (sink, microwave, kettle, dishes, etc.) available to anyone (no purchase necessary).


We offer a wheelchair-accessible gender-neutral bathroom with a baby-changing station and safer sex + safer drug use supplies available for free.


For more detailed information (including pictures and measurements) , see our Accessibility Info Sheet.

 

Contact Us

Address: 1440 Rue Mackay

Mailing Adress:  1444 Rue Mackay #203, Montreal, QC, ​H3G 2H9

Space Booking Enquiries: frigovertspace@gmail.com

Volunteer, Accessibility, Other Enquiries: 

yesfrigo@gmail.com


Board of Directors: frigoboard@gmail.com

Herbal Medicine Enquiries: frigohunter@gmail.com

Wheelchair Accessible

438-387-7586

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