Community garden / Guides

Tips for Urban Gardening and Gardening in Small Spaces
Food production

Grow food at home: 7 tips for growing food in small spaces

...gardening or even just sharing gardening space will help to build and strengthen relationships within your community. A community garden is also a great way t...

Choosing a home and neighbourhood
Real estate

Shopping for a home? Some tips for finding the right house and neighbourhood

...garden if that's your thing. Community: Do you like the neighbours and community? Is it kid friendly? (this is good to know, even if you hate kids) How ...

Suburb of Toronto
Choosing where to live

Living a greener lifestyle in the suburbs

...garden for half the yield. Less lawn to mow and free healthy food can be pretty enticing. And involve the local kids in your garden. Growing food is a skill tha...

Real estate

Real estate

...garden if that's your thing. Community: do you like the neighbours and the area? Is it a kid friendly neighbourhood? (this is good to know whether you like ...

The village of Baie-Saint-Paul in Charlevoix
Choosing where to live

Moving to the country - living a rural lifestyle

For those that aren't made for the bustling lifestlyle of cities, small towns can be a dream come true. The nature of small towns is one of community and acc...

Off-grid LEED Gold house in Low, Quebec
LEED Homes

Canada Ranks as the top country for LEED green building for second year in a row

...community what we can do at the local level to promote real, substantive change," said Rick Fedrizzi, CEO and founding chair, USGBC. "It is always encouraging t...

ProductiveHouse in Montreal
Choosing where to live

Green living in the city

...gardening, greening our streets, promoting alternatives to pesticides etc. Check local bulletin boards and community centres for groups in your area, and watc...

Climate change impact of diet
Lifestyle and environment

how your diet affects climate change

How does diet affect climate change? Dwindling water is the next big global resource crisis looming over us, and soil depletion isn't far behind. Living in a...