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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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Visit Sustainable Cobourg at Harvest Festival

Cobourg’s Harvest Festival takes place downtown on Saturday, September 17, and Sustainable Cobourg will be there with an information table right in front of Victoria Hall to answer any questions, offer information or to just chat! Drop by to enjoy … 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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