Category Archives: 2016 Speaker Series

The Carbon Elephant in the Room: Natural Buildings as a Solution to the Carbon Problem

In the sixth and final event of the 2016 Speaker Series, Chris Magwood from The Endeavour Centre will be giving an informative talk on buildings and their carbon footprint, and how natural buildings are a viable solution to the carbon … Continue reading

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Meet Chris Magwood of The Endeavour Centre

On November 18, 2016, at 7:00 p.m., Chris Magwood will be speaking about buildings and their carbon impact at the Cobourg Community Centre. This will be a free event and we encourage anyone who is considering building or renovating a home or … Continue reading

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2016 Speaker Series and Annual General Meeting, October 22

Sustainable Cobourg invites you to The Market Building in Cobourg to hear passionate speakers from ‘The Cottage Gardener’ talk about open-pollinated seeds and their importance for food security. This is the fifth in the 2016 Speaker Series. Other groups participating … Continue reading

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Farming in Ontario’s Greenbelt: Possibility Grows Here

During the last year the province has been conducting its Land Use Planning Review, considering the Greenbelt Plan, the Growth Plan, the Niagara Escarpment Plan and the Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Plan. The proposed amendments were announced earlier in May: … Continue reading

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It’s a Green, Green World

It seemed like it might never happen this spring but we are now able to get out into our gardens and get our green thumbs to work. My peas and first lot of chard are planted but I’m worried that … Continue reading

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A Low Carbon Future For Canada: Making It Real

Sustainable Cobourg invites you to the third in their 2016 Speaker Series, “A Low Carbon Future For Canada: Making It Real.” Guest speaker Ralph Torrie, who has been on the forefront of sustainable energy futures thinking for nearly 40 years, … Continue reading

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