November 19, 2018

How do we reduce Hot Cups in Landfills?

Over 2.5 million beverage cups end up in Vancouver landfills every week. According to the City of Vancouver’s single-use reduction report. That is a lot of cups going to landfills! The big question is how we are going to reduce
October 15, 2011
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From Farms to Forks 2 | A Growing Chefs! Harvest Kitchen Party

What: From Farms to Forks 2 About: An event by Growing Chefs! to promote support for local and sustainable food. They pair top Vancouver restaurant chefs with local produce growers to treat guests with top-notch dishes with small footprints. Ticket holders will
August 18, 2011

Thrifty Foods takes a step backwards – brings back plastic bags

Two years ago, Thrifty Foods proudly announced that they were discontinuing plastic bags. “We think eliminating plastic grocery bags is the right thing to do and we are confident our customers will understand and accept this as a positive step
May 26, 2011

World Environment Day Celebrations: Love Vancouver, Love Your Planet

This year, UN World Environment Day is on Sunday, June 5th, 2011. That’s coming up fast! So, how will you be celebrating this year? If you’re in Vancouver, you should definitely check out “Love Vancouver, Love Your Planet” – a
May 24, 2011

June 19th is Car-Free Vancouver Day!

Hey Vancouver, turn off your engines and join the festivities! Yes, Sunday June 19th is Father’s Day, but it’s also Car-Free Day. Each year since 2008, several blocks in four Vancouver neighbourhoods will shut down the streets for a day
May 20, 2011

Vancouver’s unique farmers markets and co-ops

Here’s a list of some of the most popular (plus some not so well-known) farmers markets and food co-ops that you should definitely check out!