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Buy local – the Burlington Farmers’ Market

The following blog post was written by our high school co-op student Yasmine D. Last week I visited the Burlington Farmers’ Market, which is operated …

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Food Waste

Further Adventures in Vermi-Composting

The following article is by guest contributor by Lynda Sturgeoff. Lynda Sturgeoff, a retired Ph.D. chemist, now spends her time volunteering for various organizations where her …

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The Garden Journey

Gardening Spotlight: Amy Sykes, Volunteer Coordinator at the Acton Community Garden

Amy Sykes was on a walk one day with her friend Chantal Garneau, who works at P.O.W.E.R. (Protect Our Water and Environmental Resources). Garneau mentioned …

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Agriculture

Innovative Agriculture: AquaGrow Farms Spotlight

Over the last couple of weeks, Alex from Halton Environmental Network connected with The Mississauga Food Bank to learn more about their AquaGrow Farms, the …

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The Garden Journey

Gardening Lessons from a Beginner Community Gardener

It’s official, I have spent two gardening seasons community gardening with Halton Food (a program of the Halton Environmental Network). I began my community gardening …

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Our Food Print

Supporting Local Farmers: The Environmental and Economic Benefits

Supporting local businesses has historic roots in our communities – prior to globalization, the majority of the goods and services we consumed could be nothing …

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