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  • London’s First Urban Agriculture Steering Committee

      TREA is excited to have attended the City’s first Urban Agriculture Steering Committee meeting this month. The goal is to develop a plan engaging community to become involved with all the strategy’s many action opportunities. A final report at year end will be strategized for Council’s consideration. March 2018 Newsletter

    Posted at March 15, 2018 | By : | Categories : Blog,Events | 0 Comment
  • TREA Video

      During February and March TREA is developing a TREA video specifically to talk about TREA and its opportunities, as well as creating a new TREA pop-up display panel and new project flyers. February 2018 Newsletter

    Posted at February 5, 2018 | By : | Categories : Blog,Events | 0 Comment
  • Governance, Special Projects and Events

      TREA is taking special time now to map out the year 2018. This includes governance, special projects, presentations, special events and volunteer opportunities.   January 2018 Newsletter

    Posted at January 8, 2018 | By : | Categories : Blog,Events | 0 Comment
  • LEN’s Day of Refle-Action

       TREA and participate with LEN’s Day of Refle-Action held on Nov. 17 with other community groups. Amazing updates and idea sharing took place and a fabulous lunch was catered by Growing Chefs.   December 2017 Newsletter

    Posted at December 4, 2017 | By : | Categories : Blog,Events | 0 Comment
  • GreenDrinks

      TREA welcomes 2 new Board members – Colin Baird and Melissa March. Recent activities - we were pleased to be on a team in the finals at GreenDrinks, Oct 5 on the topic of community energy planning.    November 2017 Newsletter  

    Posted at November 23, 2017 | By : | Categories : Blog,Events | 0 Comment
  • Western Fair

      We was pleased to have a message at Western Fair this year (Sept 8-17) in conjunction with displays organized by Friends of Urban Agriculture (who are partnered with the Fair). Also in Sept, TREA had a display at Doors Open on Sept 16 held at Grosvenor Lodge where TREA has its office (see photo). A country fair was well received by those attending. Several activities ranged from a vintage market, tea garden, children’s area, and musical ...

    Posted at October 9, 2017 | By : | Categories : Blog,Events | 0 Comment
  • Green Directory

      This fall TREA is moving to finalize a new version of its Green Directory, a successful program TREA has offered for several years. More recently over the last 5 years, it stepped back as EcoLiving London established a commercial listing of retailers and advertising stream, but now that is not offered so the Green Directory is once again a community education source on businesses, info and contacts.     August 2017 Newsletter

    Posted at September 1, 2017 | By : | Categories : Blog,Events | 0 Comment
  • Compost Awareness

      TREA is starting to expand composting awareness efforts by attending smaller park special events in London promoting waste diversion and composting. Our thanks goes to those inviting TREA.      July 2017 Newsletter

    Posted at August 18, 2017 | By : | Categories : Blog,Events | 0 Comment
  • Earth Overshoot Day

    Aug. 2, was Earth Overshoot Day, the date when humanity’s annual demand on nature exceeds what Earth can regenerate over the entire year, according to Global Footprint Network, the research institute specialized in natural resource accounting that has developed the Ecological Footprint metric. Human activity currently consumes 1.71 times more renewable natural resources and ecological services than Earth can renew, depleting our natural capital. Consuming natural resources 71 percent faster than what Earth can regenerate means ...

    Posted at August 16, 2017 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Big Bike Giveaway – Oct 1, 2017

    Be part of  https://bigbikegiveaway.ca  Oct 1, 2017 Seeking used, working bikes for a good home! Since 2014, Big Bike Giveaway has given out over 500 bikes to the community, for free! Big Bike Giveaway collects and repairs bicycles and gives them away once a year in the fall. The intent of the program is to help people living ...

    Posted at July 4, 2017 | By : | Categories : Blog,Events | 0 Comment
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