Category Archives: News 2016

Let’s Talk #4

In lieu of a blog, I wanted to share the following poem with you: ‘Landscapes’ The terrifying landscape unfolds. The roads, like snakes, wind and slither, They consume whatever is in their way.  What once was beautiful, bucolic, is blackened, … Continue reading

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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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Meeting Place Organic Film at The Loft – Nov. 15

From The Loft at Harden & Huyse Newsletter, Nov. 3/16: A collaborative community film project Meeting Place Organic Film – Documentary – Filmmakers will attend and participate in Q&A A film about how one couple built a sustainable, organic and ecologically … 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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4 Northumberland County Homes Featured During 2016 Natural Building Tour

The Ontario Natural Building Coalition’s annual Natural Building Tour takes place this Sunday, October 2, 2016, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. There are many examples of building techniques including straw bale, rammed earth, cob, timber frame, off grid, passive … Continue reading

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