Over 250 people attended the Earth Day Fair at the Fluvarium on April 22nd! thegreenrock.ca loved interacting with them and talking about ways to take care of the planet and live sustainably!
this looks like a field in Tuscany, but it’s canola in western Newfoundland summer 2016! Canola plants share properties of all crops in that their taste is influenced by the characteristics of the soil and the weather. So opportunities for artisan cold-pressed canola oil adds another level of local to the wave of foodie excellence that’s making sustainable not only sensible, but fashionable and healthy.
off-screens and outdoors: thegreenrock.ca and the Junior Forest Wardens NL join forces to get families outdoors!
People often say that planting trees is a good deed for the environment, but when you try to add it up, you realize the value of a living tree is incalculable to our planet and the species on it. So to get to the root of the matter, we interviewed the Tree Guy aka Basil English, Silviculture supervisor of Newfoundland’s Forestry and Agrifoods Agency.
caring local entrepreneurs are making protecting the environment their business! check out Island Compost
there is a huge appetite in the local business world to come together and be promoted.
the challenges of the great big world can get a little smaller when we all work together to take action! for Earth Day 2016 thegreenrock.ca, with support from Memorial University’s Office of Public Engagement and the Department of Forestry and Agrifoods, asked human beings how their actions fit in with their larger planetary system at…
last Sunday thegreenrock.ca, with support from Memorial University, Department of Forestry and Agrifoods, and some really cool local businesses launched the How do You Fit in? initiative during the Earth Day Fair at the Suncor Fluvarium. It goes like this: the earth is one big beautiful interconnected system, and we all have a role to play in caring for it. When it comes to ‘thinking planet and living local’, we asked, “How do you fit in?”