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Cultivating New Approaches

Greenbelt Foundation Launches ‘In a Changing Climate’ Series

Thursday, October 4, 2018

The Greenbelt Foundation is launching a series of articles exploring how climate change is impacting the region and the people who live here, and how residents can take action. CEO of the Greenbelt Foundation, Edward McDonnell, shared some of his thoughts on the Greenbelt website: “The entire Greater Golden...read more

Small Plot Agriculture Workshop in Niagara-on-the-Lake

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Save the Date! The Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation, in partnership with the Golden Horseshoe Food and Farming Alliance, is hosting a free one-day workshop and bus tour on small plot agriculture in Niagara-on-the-Lake on Tuesday, September 18, 2018. The workshop will be relevant to planners, economic developers, agri-food...read more

York Region Business Waste Reduction Forum

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Join York Region for a free business waste reduction forum on Friday, September 28, from 8 a.m. to 12 noon at Vaughan City Hall (2141 Major Mackenzie Drive West). York Region’s Economic Development and Environmental Services are collaborating to deliver this Forum, designed to provide businesses in the region with...read more

$10 Million Worldwide Competition for Cleaner Water comes to Holland Marsh

Thursday, August 9, 2018

For the last few months, Ontario’s Holland Marsh was the site of a worldwide competition targeting phosphorus water pollution, which creates harmful algae blooms in freshwater bodies around the world. The grand prize? $10 million from The Everglades Foundation. Algae blooms are a serious global problem that require a...read more

Growing Healthy Pollinator Habitats

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

“There’s a widely stated phrase in agriculture that you can thank a pollinator for one out of three bites of food you eat,” said Claire Kremen, a professor at UC Berkeley, who co-authored a study that corroborated the common phrase. In other words, it’s difficult to overstate the fundamental...read more