Green Events

Plant a Forest – June 10, 2017

Plant a ForestCome out for a morning of tree planting and help bring back our local forests for future generations! With thanks to the County of Wellington’s Green Legacy Programme we will be planting red & white pine, cherry, elm, birch, hickory and walnut trees. Delicious organic snacks provided! Cost – free but registration is required.

Where: Guelph-Eramosa, Ontario, Canada

 

Designing and Constructing an Airtight Building – June 14, 2017

Designing and Constructing an Airtight BuildingDo you want to learn how to achieve the upcoming airtightness related requirements in the BC Step Code and City of Vancouver rezoning policy? During this lunch seminar, the City of Vancouver and step code airtightness testing requirements will be introduced, and you will then hear from experienced practitioners who are involved with the design, construction and testing of airtight buildings in Seattle. You will learn what it really takes to design and construct an airtight building, from those who have hands-on experience of making this happen. Following the presentations, there will be plenty of time for Q&A/discussion.

Where: Vancouver, British Coloumbia, Canada

 

Zero Waste Ontario conference – June 15 – 16, 2017

Zero Waste Ontario conferenceWe need to find ways – through manufacturers, consumers, and governments – to reduce solid waste. The Zero Waste Ontario conference will create an environment whereby those conversations about sustainable waste solutions can take place, and practical solutions discussed to encourage a more determined movement towards zero waste. The Conference will advance discussions about how we can facilitate, accelerate and support progress towards a zero waste community; highlight innovative programs, practices, and research that advance progress towards zero waste and circular economy communities; and identify the best strategies/practices for using the shared research and knowledge to inform provincial policy and program implementation.

Where: Lakehead University, Orillia Campus, Ontario, Canada

 

Lovin' Local Food Fest – July 29, 2017

Lovin' Local Food Festoin us at the Lovin’ Local Food Fest — Canada 150 edition, a celebration of local & sustainable food & drink in the heart of downtown Toronto. Featuring some of Toronto’s top restaurants; celebrity chefs; Ontario wine, beer and cider; on-stage battle of the chefs; live music, a family fun zone and much more — the Lovin’ Local Food Fest is a full day of fun, food and celebration. The Lovin’ Local Food Fest is a production of Live Green Toronto. Follow us on social media (@LiveGreenTO) for updates. Admission is FREE!

Where: Yonge-Dundas Square, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

 

Advanced Permaculture Course in Teaching - 17th Annual – August 1 to 8, 2017

Advanced Permaculture Course in Teaching - 17th AnnualIn this dynamic and interactive course, you will learn significant teaching techniques to communicate Permaculture principles and strategies in a wide variety of settings. This Teacher Training unfolds as a design methodology and advocates the Permaculture Design Course Curriculum. Our goal is to encourage and inspire your unique strengths and talents by demonstrating diverse teaching modalities such as lecture, facilitating class discussions, storytelling, utilizing visual aids and hands-on projects. In this setting of active learning, you will experience essential practice by preparing and co-teaching multiple presentations.

Where: Oregon, USA

 

Eva's Golf Classic – September 18, 2017

Eva's Golf ClassicFunds raised from the Golf Classic will help Eva’s provide safe shelter and new opportunities for 123 youth aged 16–24 each night. This is a chance to enjoy a great day of golf knowing you are also helping young people successfully transition from the streets to living independently in the community.

Where: Glen Abbey Golf Club, 1333 Dorval Drive, Oakville, Ontario, Canada