School Greening in Action Webinars

Be inspired by the greening stories of two Toronto secondary schools that have engaged students in innovative hands-on projects to transform their schools into an urban oasis with unique learning opportunities.  Join us for our upcoming webinars:Urban Agriculture in Schools: Eastdale’s Rooftop Market GardenWednesday, April 27 2016 | 3:30–4:30pm EDTLearn how an underutilized roof space at an inner-city school was transformed into a thriving ½ acre rooftop garden. Hear about how the fresh produce grown by the students supplies the school’s culinary program and cafeteria. The harvest is also sold to farmer’s markets and local restaurants, providing students with a first-hand opportunity to learn about social enterprise and sustainability.   >

communityBUILD Social Venture Pipeline deadline for applications

communityBUILD Social Venture Pipeline Applications are now open!   WHAT IS THE MISSION OF THE SOCIAL VENTURE PIPELINE? To improve the success of social ventures in getting to launch and accessing funding and investment.  WHAT IS THE SOCIAL VENTURE PIPELINE? The Social Venture Pipeline is program of the communityBUILD initiative. It is a curated pathway for those ventures approaching launch into market and revenue generation consisting of a 4.5-month... >

The Variety of Life: Workshop on Biodiversity and Pollinators

Hurry and register for a workshop brought to you by Toronto Region and Conservation Authority April 14 from 4-6 pm Parkway Forest Community Centre 55 Forest Manor Rd., a short walk from the Don Mills Subway Station and minutes from Fairview MallCome and learn about the Variety of Life, Biodiversity and Pollinators. These workshops will be presented by Lisa Ward, Multicultural Program Coordinator at TRCA. A minimum number of 10 participants is required for each class. Please register at:... >