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My Sustainable Day-Cation in Halton Hills Part 5: Leadership at Every Level

When writing this blog, the focus is almost always on finished projects and highly visible actions. I’ve always felt that these projects are a great thing to highlight, but sometimes I feel that this blog runs the risk of ignoring all the hard work that goes in to making these projects happen. In truth, every […]

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My Sustainable Day-Cation in Mississauga Day 1 – Let Your Green Show

As I wrote about earlier, Mississauga launched their Let Your Green Show Campaign at their Canada Day Celebrations this year. And although I wasn’t able to divulge some of the exciting parts of the program before it was launched, I’m all too happy to tell you about it now that it is up and running, […]

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“Revenge of the Root Cellar” or “Yes, We Can!”

There’s been a quiet revolution going on the kitchens across Canada. As people start to go to farmers markets more and more, they get to know their farmers. They grow accustomed to the delicious bounty that the harvest brings in, and sometimes, if you’re like me, the harvest goes to your head, and in a […]

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My interview with Sarah Elton, Author of The Locavore

I have to say, I was pretty excited about getting to interview Sarah Elton ahead of her talk at the Burlington Public Library.  She’s been doing great work in the field of local food, and I was always interested to hear what she had to say on CBC Radio’s Here and Now, so I was […]

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My Sustainable Day-Cation in Burlington Day 3 – Local Food

After cycling into Burlington and touring some of their Green Buildings, I have to say, I was starting to get a might bit peckish.  As soon as my tour guides told me that we were going to go and see the City’s new Community Garden in Central Park, I knew that it was only going […]

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Sustainable Pickering Day Grows the Local Food Movement

As March draws to a close and spring starts to rear its leafy green head, my thoughts always turn to three things: Cycling in the sunshine, Gelato and Fresh, delicious local produce On the final day of March, in the middle of Pickering Town Centre, over 250 people gathered to celebrate the latter of those […]

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My Sustainable Day-Cation to Pickering: Part 4 of 5

This week we’ve been focusing heavily on a lot of the physical infrastructure that is making Pickering a more sustainable place to live. The great addition of the bridge to the Go Station, Pickering’s City Hall retrofits and the great sustainable place-making that is going on all across the City have provided an inspirational beginning […]

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