Spotlight on Sustainability: The Greater Victoria Green Team

Looking for ways to get help your community? Join the Greater Victoria Green Team! The first Green Team (Lower Mainland Green Team) was originally formed in February 2011. By February 2012, the environmental volunteer group grew to 800 volunteers and had already removed 10,000 pounds of invasive plants and planted 465 native plants and trees. […]

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A Place to Grow Home

Welcome Gardens helps newcomers find food—and community by Myles Sauer One Friday evening last November, three teams of people, each assigned a random assortment of fruits, vegetables, and proteins, were asked to create a meal from scratch in the kitchen of St. Aidan’s United Church, a short drive from the University of Victoria. The event, […]

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Spotlight on Sustainability: HCP’s Earth Day Biodiversity Fair

The Horticulture Centre of the Pacific (HCP) is a non-profit in Victoria, BC which aims to become an internationally-recognized botanical garden, providing education, conservation, and research to the community. You can learn more about their origins and the services they offer in our Spotlight on Sustainability from July 2017. HCP offers a variety of workshops […]

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