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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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Why Giving Agricultural Land Greenbelt Protection is Important

Go to this link to let the Ontario Government know: http://www.growourgreenbelt.ca/action?recruiter_id=53

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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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89.7 Northumberland Radio Interview – Protecting Our Home, Our Country, Our World

A radio interview featuring Gigi Ludorf-Weaver, President of Sustainable Cobourg, speaking with host Jim Glover about the upcoming event, “Protecting Our Home, Our Country, Our World”, which will feature speaker Ian McVey, who will lead you to connecting the dots from … Continue reading

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Protecting Our Home, Our Country, Our World

Sustainable Cobourg invites you to the second in our 2016 Speaker Series, “Protecting Our Home, Our Country, Our World.” Guest speaker Ian McVey, Project Manager for The Ontario Climate Consortium, will be giving a presentation on how land use affects … Continue reading

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