An old friend of mine has started a new venture promoting local Canadian artist, please take a look as your support helps people in Canada with their small business, as well as, supports those less fortunate. Did I mention you can write the cost of renting the art as a tax right off! 😁
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ABOUT GREENING HOMES
Established in 2007, Greening Homes Ltd. is a fully licensed, WSIB-registered, insured and bonded healthy renovations firm headquartered in the Junction Triangle area of Toronto, Canada.
A trusted home renovator, Greening Homes has won numerous awards for its work in making homes healthy, energy efficient and beautiful. Its committed crew take pride in helping homeowners get the best value for their dollar all while making a difference in their community and world. Greening Homes is committed to being an impetus for change in the building industry.
Steven Biggs. Farm writer, garden writer, food writer, professional speaker.
Farm Writer, Food Writer, Garden Writer, Professional Speaker
As an urbanite with an agricultural science degree and work experience in the agricultural sector, I make sense of farm, garden, and food issues for the urban public—and write about urban food thinkers, trends, and happenings for the farm sector.
FARM, GARDEN, FOOD EXPERIENCE
I have worked in horticulture and agriculture for more than 25 years. Along with a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture from the University of Guelph, I have worked in greenhouse and nursery production, plant propagation, biological controls, horticultural supplies, and farm marketing.
About Wayne Roberts
Wayne Roberts is a Canadian food policy analyst and writer, widely respected for his role as the manager of the [Toronto Food Policy Council], a citizen body of 30 food activists and experts that is widely recognized for its innovative approach to food security, from 2000-2010.
As a leading member of the City of Toronto’s Environmental Task Force, he helped develop a number of official plans for the city, including the Environmental Plan and Food Charter, adopted by Toronto City Council in 2000 and 2001 respectively. Many ideas and projects of the TFPC are featured in Roberts’ book The No-Nonsense Guide to World Food (2008).
In 2002, he received the Canadian Environment Award for his contributions to sustainable living. NOW Magazine named Roberts T.J. Watt Womens Jersey one of Toronto’s leading visionaries of the past 20 years. In 2008, he received the Canadian Eco-Hero Award presented by Planet in Focus. In 2011, he received the University of Toronto Arbor Award for his role in establishing food studies as a field of T.J. Watt Youth Jersey study at University of Toronto.
Roberts earned a Ph.D. in social and economic history from the University of Toronto in 1978, and has written seven books, including Get A Life! (1995), a manual on green economics, and Real Food For A Change (1999), which promotes a food system based on the four ingredients of health, joy, justice and nature.
Roberts chaired the influential and Toronto-based Coalition for a Green Economy for 15 years. He has also served on the Board of the U.S.-based Community Food Security Coalition and Food Secure Canada. He is on the board of Green Enterprise Toronto, an organization of local eco-businesses that’s associated with the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies across North America. He has been invited to speak around the world on strategies that combine food security, community empowerment, environmental improvement, social equity and job creation.
Prior to his involvement with environmental issues, Roberts worked for two decades in the fields of community organizing, university teaching, media, labour education, industrial relations and union administration.
Tony Humble is an ancient, battle-scarred Eco Warrior, also CEO of Prosperium Global Solutions Corp, and Chairman of TeloRegen LLC in his spare time. … A truly exciting project between the team at our @CSALT_Arch lab and @THumbleOne Prosperium! … A partnership between #CU Arch/Eng …
The Reduce and Reuse Institute
Taking the first step to help our society become more aware and active in our use of materials.