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Welcome to our collection of local news and stories! Our aim is to inform and inspire with the great work going on in this area.

Re-posted from ELGB membership January 2, 2023 e-newsletter

Jan 3, 2023

For the first time since the inception of Eat Local (2016) producers and eaters are getting the same newsletter. We (the board) are doing this quite intentionally, because we recognize that one of the major mistakes we...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Regenerate Grey Bruce to Launch Online Dialogue Series on Intergenerational Collaboration

Grey and Bruce Counties, December 21, 2022

Regenerate Grey Bruce (RGB) plans to launch a series of online dialogue Circles in January 2023, to strengthen intergenerational colla...

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A Greenbelt Foundation-funded project called Regenerate Grey Bruce (RGB) invites all community members to the official launch of the project with the goal to think big about regenerating landscapes across Grey Bruce.

RGB believes that regeneration is the action we can take together to respon...

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guest post by Joyce Hall, GBCAN

NOTE: an earlier version of this post stated incorrectly that Jon Farmer was a candidate for mayor, when he is a candidate for council. We regret the error.

Do voters have to choose among urgent priorities when choosing their candidates?

Owen Sound, ON: What...

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An amazing new community-driven initiative has popped up in Meaford in the form of a beautifully painted community garden fridge.

With the rising costs of food (and everything else) these days fresh food is, unfortunately, becoming a luxury instead of a necessity to many. The Community Garden N...

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Learn to understand plantation management and making of ornamental garden art

with Regeneration Mentor Tom Ashman, Rural Rootz

Regenerate Grey Bruce is offering its first outdoor workshop that will focus on aspects of the life-cycle of eastern white cedars that are native across vast tracts o...

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Submitted by Nikki May Member, Grey Bruce Climate Action Network

Think of a tree.

You are sitting under the tree on a warm summer afternoon. You hear the
hum of insects and the twittering of birds. Most people think trees are
beautiful. But have you ever stopped to think what a tree does for y...

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LAST UPDATE: Thurs May 26 12pm

The Climate Action Team Owen Sound (CATOS), member of the Grey Bruce Climate Action Network (GBCAN) and The Sustainability Project will host an All Candidates Meeting on Climate Change and the Future of our Region.

NOTE: This event was held May 26th at 7:00 – 9:...

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Pollinators provide an indispensable service.

They pollinate 90% of the world's flowering plants and more than
two-thirds of the world's crop species. Without them, fruit trees, berry
bushes, flowering vegetables, and crops like canola and alfalfa would
disappear. Canada has over 800 native spe...

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“Regenerate Grey Bruce” Group is Working Towards A New Landscape & Development Narrative

Georgian Bluffs, March 1, 2022

Greenbelt Foundation has awarded The Sustainability Project with a grant to pursue a new landscape & development narrative for Grey-Bruce.

This project will engage a network...

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