The Grid TO – June 25, 2013
21-25. Because everyone loves a slushie (especially when it’s spiked with liquor)! Every Saturday and Sunday at the Evergreen Brick Works, a kind of choose-your-own-boozy-adventure happens on Cafe Belong’s patio.
OrilliaPacket.com – June 24, 2013
Evergreen has a mandate to “inspire and enable action to green cities.” Led by Lisa Spinks-Smith, fund developer for Simcoe Community Services, Orillia Community Gardens was graciously awarded a $5,000 grant from the Walmart–Evergreen Green Grants Program.
WeHeart.co.uk – June 13, 2013
It’s always nice when former industrial sites, so often the bad guy in today’s eco-savvy times, are reinvented as something new – all the architecture and heritage, none of the belching chimneys. That’s the story of the Don Valley Brick Works, Toronto.
TorontoStar.com – June 12, 2013
Nestlé Purina PetCare Canada and Evergreen transformed an empty outdoor rooftop patio space at Toronto Humane Society into a green oasis with animal-friendly plants.
Torontoist.com – June 12, 2013
Evergreen and Purina—the former an environmental charity and the latter a pet-food maker—launched a new rooftop haven for cats at the Toronto Humane Society’s building on River Street.
CanadianArchitect.com – June 06, 2013
The design team for Toronto’s Evergreen Brick Works was honoured with a 2013 Congress for New Urbanism (CNU) Charter Award—the urban design industry’s pre-eminent global awards for excellence.
TheRecord.com – June 03, 2013
Funding from grants, including Toyota Evergreen Learning Grounds, helped students at Kitchener Collegiate Institute build an underground cistern beneath their sports field to store rainwater and irrigate the gardens and trees surrounding the field
InsideToronto.com – May 28, 2013
An intergenerational garden to be used by both children and seniors is being built at Eastview Neighbourhood Community Centre this week made possible by an Evergreen Walmart Green Grant
CityTV – May 27, 2013
Jenn from Breakfast Television goes to the Evergreen Brick Works.
NiagaraFallsReview.ca – May 01, 2013
Picture Less Hunger, started by the Salvation Army, kicked off at 17 restaurants in the city. The campaign is being backed by celebrity chef and former Food Network Restaurant Makeover host Brad Long, who has committed Café Belong, his restaurant at Evergreen Brick Works, to the effort.
NOWToronto.com – April 27, 2013
NOW Magazine heads to the Evergreen Brick Works and speaks to Shah Mohamed about the Bike Works’ youth programs and the importance of cycling advocacy.
The GlobeandMail.com – April 27, 2013
Teams compete in the Hit the Bricks urban adventure in support of Portage and Outward Bound Canada at the Evergreen Brick Works. Proceeds from the event support the Portage Ontario substance abuse rehabilitation program, which helps teens and families in crisis to overcome mental health and addiction issues.
AzureMagazine.com – April 21, 2013
Taking place May 21 and 22 at Evergreen Brick Works, this event offers informative panels, walking tours, and an exhibitor line-up that explores sustainable approaches to project design and urban infrastructure.
Thestar.com – April 04, 2013
TorontoStar.com – April 03, 2013
Steve Schaefer is a volunteer worm wrangler at the Evergreen Brick Works and describes the benefits of using red wiggler worms for making vermicompost.
Mississauga.com – April 03, 2013
Steve Schaefer has been digging around in the worm bins at Evergreen Brick Works to show off the thousands of red wigglers and their tiny white offspring slithering beneath the surface, efficiently turning food scraps and bits of shredded paper into rich fertilizer.
Toronto Star – March 25, 2013
City of Toronto and Waterfront Toronto are looking at an unsolicited proposal to redevelop the Hearn generating station.Community groups in Toronto have been talking about turning the Hearn into a mixed-use facility for years. One consortium has evolved and responded to the formal request and members include Evergreen, the non-profit group behind the Toronto Brick Works site.
CBC Here and Now – March 24, 2013
Listen to Marina Queirolo, the Food Program Manager at Evergreen Brick Works and a member of the Toronto Food Policy Council talk about the local food bill.
AlternativesJournal.ca – March 19, 2013
Lessons and ideas from the Golden Horseshoe Sustainable Neighbourhoods, that was capped with a tour of Evergreen, a previously abandoned brick factory that is now a showcase of environmental design and urban innovation. The facility is a great example of “creating infrastructure for emotional attachment,” as advocated by Nasmith.
MyTownCrier.ca – March 14, 2013
WINTER HOME: Popping out of a structure made from logs and fir boughs at Evergreen Brick Works is Willow Tashlin Clark.