August already! TREA has been busy promoting waste reduction. TREA volunteers were again at Home County Folk Festival, and Inspiration Fest. Even with rainy weather, we saw great enthusiasm from attendees.
Welcome to summer, be sure to keep up to date with TREA’s summer events. Or come visit us to find out more about our composting site or pollination garden.
London’s 27th Bicycle Festival was this month, get out and enjoy the beautiful weather on a bike!
Thank you for your support in attending London’s Compost Day sale on Saturday, May 5 at the London Food Bank and Richmond North Centre.
We just want to remind you to celebrate Earth Day, April 22 with TREA this year with a lovely meal and good friends at Plant Matter Kitchen through their Dinner for a Cause program.
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.
TREA is taking special time now to map out the year 2018. This includes governance, special projects, presentations, special events and volunteer opportunities.
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.
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.
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 entertainment to historic building tours. Over 700 attended.
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.
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 has been a busy month with 2 new summer students on board – TREA welcomes Jessica and Scout. TREA has had another successful year helping World Partnership Walk and Home County Folk Festival at Victoria Park.