The Homegrown National Park Project
A project from that David Suzuki foundation that is attempting to make a national park in downtown Toronto. The idea is to bring landowners, community groups, businesses and residents together in the area along the former route of the garrison creek to create a green corridor. They have dozens of volunteer park rangers that have started hosting events and facilating workshops to share ideas and help people establish more gardens, trees, and green rooftops and patios in the area.... [Read More]
 
Lake Ontario Waterkeeper
Lake Ontario Waterkeeper is founded on the belief that it is possible to achieve a swimmable, drinkable, fishable world – all we need is commitment to clean water and the right mix of sound environmental policy, transparent and informed decision-making, public education, and community-building programs. Lake Ontario Waterkeeper, a registered Canadian charity, helps to create a swimmable, drinkable, fishable future by connecting and empowering people in order to stop pollution, p... [Read More]
 
Toronto and Region Conservation Authority Stewardship Events
The TRCA runs a stewardship events on a wide range of topics. From Monarch butterflies, to planting native plant gardens, to family fishing days the TRCA is offering a diversity of social events to help connect you to our land. [Read More]
 
A Higher Plane
The Higher Plane takes old materials and uses them to make something new. They have a line of zero waste furniture. They also specialize in custom home renovations, fine carpentry and millwork as well as alternative construction.... [Read More]
 
Grow Your Own Gourmet Mushrooms + Organic Sprouts | Fungaea
They provide grow your own oyster mushroom starter kits with eco friendly packaging. With their kit you can practice a little urban farming on your kitchen counter. [Read More]
 
The Soap Works
Discovered these Toronto made soaps about a decade ago and have loved them ever since.  Their bars come without any packaging. The natural sents smell great. My skin likes them, where as most other soaps seem to irritate my skin and cause minor temporary rashes. They carry a wide variety of soaps for different purposes and skin types. Some of my favourites are hemp, tea tree oil and goat milk. I use these both as a body soap and as a shampoo.... [Read More]
 
The Beet Organic Cafe
Delightful little restraunt with a local, organic healthy food focus. Both veggie's and meaters can find something to enjoy here. The price is slightier higher than average, but given the quality of ingedients they are sourcing it remains a fairly good deal and your body will thank you for spending a few extra dollars.They also have a pretty sweet patio. [Read More]
 
Toronto Bicycle Music Festival
The sound system of this annual festival is pedal powered, includes bike rides through the city as well as mobile performances. For 2012, the festival takes place Saturday September 15th. It's starts at 2pm at Coronation Park across from the CNE gates before moving on to liberty village and Christie Pits. The Schedule includes The Lemon Bucket Orkestra, The Complete Street Band and Rae Spoon.... [Read More]
 
Occupy Gardens Toronto
Inspired by the Occupy movement, this growing community of gardners is focused on food security. Photo by: Kristyna Balaban They guerilla gardening around the city and share the harvest with anyone who is hungry. There motto is Lettuce Occupy Gardens for World Peas! Join in on the fun and help create peace by reducing hunger.... [Read More]
 
Featherstone Two Wheels Green Delivery
Equipped with a bike, a serious trailer and hot and cold bags, this delivery service offers to haul just about anything(See her website for an amusing list of ideas) roughly between Keele to Coxwell and Front to Eglinton. Laurie Featherstone regularly performs deliveries at places such as the Wychwood Barns Farmers' Market and Karma Co-op and FoodShare. Generally, she needs deliveries booked one day in advance.... [Read More]