Check out this free event on Saturday October 3rd, from 11am – 2pm at Derby Reach Regional Park in Langley. Enjoy heritage apple tree guided tours, taste different varieties, and talk with apple experts. Continue reading →
Host Dagmar Timmer shows how initiatives such as local fish processing plants are supported by Greenest City Grants, why hugs and cowbells can connect neighbours, and what’s growing in Langley City’s new community garden.
Community Gardens give people such as apartment dwellers a chance to get their hands dirty and grow their own food. Learn how the City of Langley and LEPS worked together to create this all-ages, wheelchair accessible amenity for its residents.
When it comes to building community, individuals can make a difference – one hug at a time! See how projects such as 100inOneDay and Abundant Communities harness people power to strengthen our social fabric with positive, grassroots initiatives.
Vancouver gets closer to its greenest city goals with the help of the Vancouver Foundation and Green City Grants. $1.4 million has been allocated to 500 projects. See how the funding program fosters creative solutions & supports local green efforts.
Autumn is the perfect time to stock up on fruits and vegetables, whether you’re harvesting from your own garden or buying locally. But if you don’t have a way to preserve your bounty, that food could end up being wasted. To make the most of the food you love, you’ll want to preserve the produce you can’t eat right away – to extend its shelf life and prevent spoilage. Here’s some techniques to consider:
On September 13th, celebrate the return of spawning salmon at the Coho Walk in Capilano River Regional Park, North Vancouver. Walk along trails and enjoy performers and interpretive stations at this free event from 9:30 am to 2 pm. Continue reading →
This video on emergency preparedness has good advice for dealing with extended power outages
Metro Vancouver reminds residents and businesses to use their green bins and home composters to recycle as much of the excess food waste as possible due to power outages during last weekend’s storm. Here’s what you need to know.Continue reading →
In this edition, a game show inspires Langley Township students with environmental learning, Surrey shows off its cycling infrastructure during Bike to Work Week, and Feeding the 5000 turns recovered food into a free lunch and a food waste lesson.
Making a game of environmental education is delivering results in Langley. The Planet Protector game show mixes quizzes, activities, and video segments to make learning an engaging experience that has these students eager to share their knowledge.