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Earth Hour 2020 – Wherever you are, you can make an impact

Earth Hour 2020 - Wherever you are, you can make an impact

(Theme 2 – Energy)

Organization: Worldwide Wildlife Fund (WWF)

Timeline for Completion: Annual Event – March 28, 2020 at 8:30 p.m. local time

Objective:

JOIN US ON SATURDAY MARCH 28, 2020, 8:30 PM YOUR LOCAL TIME!
Help place the spotlight on nature – the world is watching.

Started by WWF and partners as a symbolic lights-out event in Sydney in 2007, Earth Hour is now one of the world’s largest grassroots movements for the environment, engaging millions of people in more than 180 countries and territories. It has become a catalyst for positive environmental impact, driving major legislative changes by harnessing the power of the people.

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re-Cycles – A Community Bicycle Shop

re-Cycles - A Community Bicycle Shop

(Theme 1 – Transportation, Theme 7 – Waste)

Organization: re-Cycles

Timeline for Completion: Ongoing

Objective:

Re-Cycles was founded on the principle that our limited natural resources should be used wisely. As such, our goals are to:
. Put more bicycles on the road by providing affordable, recycled bikes to the community
. Provide low-cost access to a fully equipped bike repair shop
. Reduce materials going into landfills by recycling bikes and bike parts (See this offsite page about a trip to the metal recyclers)
. Promote a healthier environment and lifestyle

Offer a place for like-minded bike enthusiasts to meet and exchange ideas

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Westport Seedy Saturday – April 4, 2020 9am – 2pm

Westport Seedy Saturday - April 4, 2020  9am - 2pm

(Theme 5 – Food, Theme 8 – Health)

Organization: Heritage Seed & Produce

Timeline for Completion: April 4, 2020 – 9am to 2pm

Objective:

Westport Seedy Saturday
Come out to Knox Presbyterian Church with the whole family and celebrate local seeds.

Presentations include:
Vermicomposting 10 am
How to save vegetable seed 11 am

Location:
Knox Presbyterian Church
47 Concession Street,
Westport, ON

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Kingston Seedy Saturday – March 14, 2020 10am – 3pm

Kingston Seedy Saturday - March 14, 2020 10am - 3pm

(Theme 5 – Food, Theme 8 – Health)

Organization: Kingston Area Seed System Initiative (KASSI) – Growing our community seed heritage

Timeline for Completion: Annual Event on Mar. 14, 2020 10am to 3pm

Objective:

The Kingston Seedy Saturday Committee is excited to host the 13th annual Kingston Seed Saturday!!!

Come out to LCVI with the whole family and celebrate local seeds. Come early for the always popular Kids and Seeds workshop and to meet our local seed growers. Bring your seeds to share at the Seed Swap Table, the heart of the event. Can’t wait to see you this March!

The event is accessible and open to every with a suggested $2 donation at the door. All donations benefit local seed security initiatives.

Location:
LCVI High School,
153 Van Order Dr., Kingston, ON

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Ottawa Valley Seedy Sunday – March 8, 2020 10am – 3pm

Ottawa Valley Seedy Sunday - March 8, 2020 10am - 3pm

(Theme 5 – Food, Theme 8 – Health)

Organization: Renfrew County

Timeline for Completion: Sunday March 8, 2020 10 to 3

Objective:

Renfrew County is organizing a seed swap and workshops event on Sunday March 8, 2020 at the Rankin Culture and Community Centre 20 Rankin Rink Road, Pembroke from 10am – 3pm. Always a great day!

Ottawa Valley’s 13th Annual Seed Exchange. Many local vendors and interest groups, presentations, hot lunch. Free admission

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Brockville Seedy Saturday, Mar 7, 2020 10am to 1pm

Brockville Seedy Saturday, Mar 7, 2020 10am to 1pm

(Theme 5 – Food, Theme 8 – Health)

Organization: Brockville Public Library and Transition Brockville

Timeline for Completion: Saturday March 7, 2020 – 10 am to 1 pm

Objective:

Seed sharing, kids activities, talk to our resident expert Master Gardener; meet local gardeners and garden clubs; shop seed and farmer’s market vendors, garden supply shops, and more!

Date: Saturday March 7, 2020 – 10 am to 1pm
Admission Type: Free
Location: Brockville Memorial Centre, 100 Magedoma Blvd, Brockville, ON

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Greta’s Organic Gardens – Organic Vegetable Seeds

Greta's Organic Gardens - Organic Vegetable Seeds

(Theme 5 – Food, Theme 8 – Health)

Organization: Greta’s Organic Gardens

Timeline for Completion: Started 1992 – Ongoing

Objective:

As an organic seed company based in Ontario, Greta’s Organic Gardens assists customers in cultivating a unique and high quality garden and plants. We provide organic gardening seeds that flourish into plants and vegetables with enhanced taste and colorful appearance.

Location: 399 River Road, Ottawa, Ontario K1V 1C9

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Ottawa Seedy Saturday – March 7, 2020 – 10am to 3pm

Ottawa Seedy Saturday - March 7, 2020 - 10am to 3pm

(Theme 5 – Food, Theme 8 – Health)

Organization: Greta’s Organic Garden

Timeline for Completion: Sat. Mar. 7, 2020 – 10am to 3pm

Objective:

Seedy Saturdays are fun, inexpensive events where you can swap and exchange seeds, get exciting varieties that other seed savers are sharing (as well as the stories that come with them), attend workshops and talks, meet vendors and buy seeds from seed companies. Whether you are a first-time or master gardener, seed enthusiast or expert seed saver, there really is something for everyone.

Location: Ron Kolbus Lakeside Centre, Britannia Beach,
102 Greenview Ave., Ottawa, ON

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Ontario Active School Travel – Winter Walk Day – Feb 5, 2020

Ontario Active School Travel - Winter Walk Day - Feb 5, 2020

(Theme 8 – Health)

Organization: Green Communities Canada (GCC)

Timeline for Completion: Annual Event – First Wed in February (Feb 5, 2020)

Objective:

Winter Walk Day is celebrated by schools across the province on the first Wednesday of February each year. Walking and wheeling to and from school is fun every day. We encourage you to journey outside throughout the entire month of February.

A great way to celebrate is by holding an event in your school community.

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Supporting Environmental Education and Student Leadership in Canada

Supporting Environmental Education and Student Leadership in Canada

(Theme 4 – Habitat, Theme 5 – Food, Theme 7 – Waste, Theme 8 – Health)

Organization: EcoSchools Canada

Timeline for Completion: Started 2002 Ongoing

Objective:

From individual behaviours to collective impact, our VISION is for all members of school communities to be empowered with the knowledge, skills, and desire to act as environmentally responsible citizens.

Our MISSION is to nurture environmental leaders, reduce the ecological impact of schools, and build environmentally responsible school communities.

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