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Sustainability & climate
A quick and dirty intro to DIY composting

Learn to compost at home (or even on your balcony) in 7 easy steps.

Published on March 20, 2024

Public places
Our favourite farmers markets across Canada

There’s simply no better way to shop local.  

Published on March 18, 2024

Health & wellbeing
Gear up for spring with our cycling safety checklist

Spring is the perfect time to connect with nature on two wheels — learn about the ABC checks before you head out on the trail.

Published on March 13, 2024

Celebrating Maple Syrup Month at Evergreen Brick Works

Celebrate nature’s gift of maple syrup at the Saturday Farmers Market, Evergreen Garden Market and Weekend Nature Play.

Published on February 21, 2024

Sustainability & climate
Getting to Evergreen Brick Works the green way

Lower your carbon footprint by using active and sustainable forms of transporation to get to Evergreen Brick Works.

Published on February 21, 2024

How Lac-Mégantic rebuilt after devastating environmental disaster

Aerial view of downtown Lac-Mégantic shows solar panels on sports complex and new builds. Photo from Hydro Québec (www.hydroquebec.com/microgrid-lac-megantic/)

Published on February 20, 2024

Health & wellbeing
Designing public spaces that connect us: Q&A with Evergreen’s Senior Urban Designer

T.J. Maguire says it isn’t just about physically changing what a space looks like, but the opportunities for people to be involved 

Published on February 12, 2024

Friendship 101: A guide for grown ups

Adulting is hard, but making friends doesn’t need to be. Here are eight simple ways to find new friends.  

Published on February 10, 2024

Evergreen Brick Works: a place to skate

Skateboarding drop-in program helping to connect community on site.

Published on February 5, 2024

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