it turns out that ‘local’ is an important consideration for people when they are buying, and, even more encouraging, people would buy more local goods if they knew local options where available and they knew how to access the goods. the results of the poll will help us build Habits for Your Habitat – Guide to the Good, and that will make it easier for those of us in the Northeast Avalon to include more ‘local’ in our purchasing decisions.
Since 2011, thegreenrock.ca has been sharing stories about great local, green and savvy initiatives. Along the way we’ve been talking to loads of local business owners, environmental practitioners, and community organizations. So good, so inspiring, and so needed! We realized that there is more we can do to make our communities more sustainable and more…
lots of buzz about UNCOP21 today. I’ve been following, but needed to brush up on the basics to get the big picture. For starters, UNCOP is United Nations Conference of Parties – the almost 200 ‘parties’ (countries) who are part of it. the 21 is the 21st Conference. (It was in Montreal in 2005.…
thanks to facebook, I feel more knowledgeable about the federal election 2015 over any other federal election.
food security! nl needs to grow more of its own. they’re working on it!
5. if you’re not pleased with the location of your plants, you can transplant them no problem
trees are big, and strong and beautiful. they are alive. they provide shade and cover. they produce the carbon dioxide we live by. all that is simple, age-old, and astonishing. their sap is ambrosia.
remember grade 6? that magical time between little and teen. all the goings-on! in February thegreenrock.ca was delighted to spend an afternoon with the crowd of grade sixes at Vanier Elementary in St. John’s….