High Park Stewards session: Using Permaculture Principles in the Community – February 23, 2014

Posted on February 18, 2014

Feb 23rd - Permaculture High Park Stewards Session

Using Permaculture Principles in the Community
Sunday, February 23, 2014, 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Howard Park Tennis Club, 430 Parkside Drive, Toronto, ON

How can permaculture’s nature‑based approach inform us as individuals
and environmental stewards? Learn key permaculture principles and how
they can be used to engage people for environmental, social and personal

Permaculture can be understood as planning, designing, building (or
co‑creating) sustainable systems involving food, water, buildings,
transportation, and cities ‑‑ and how all those systems work together in

Jane Hayes, Masters in Environmental Studies (York U), Director, Garden
Jane. Her current work includes working with garden communities of all
ages, teaching permaculture design, and growing the scope of urban
agriculture in the GTA. Her accomplishments include establishing the
City of Toronto Children’s Garden Program and High Park Children’s Garden.

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Reminder: Ontario Place Park and Trail Survey – February 21st Deadline

Posted on February 18, 2014

As mentioned in a previous blog post, you may complete a survey for the park and trail at Ontario Place.

Your park. Your ideas.

See the proposed design for the new urban park and waterfront trail at Ontario Place! They would like your feedback on the newly unveiled concept.


Participate in their online survey and tell us what you think of the concept design for the new park and trail. The survey closes on February 21, 2014.


The urban park and waterfront trail marks the first step of revitalization for Ontario Place and is a key part of the new vision that will transform approximately 7.5 acres of the east island into a vibrant green space and waterfront destination.


Help spread the word and post this tweet to your followers:


Share your ideas for a new park and trail at #OntarioPlace and complete the online survey! Deadline is Feb. 21. https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/OPParkTrail


You can also join the conversation using their hashtag #OntarioPlace or follow them at @ExploreON.

West Bend Community Association monthly meeting will be held on Wednesday February 19th at 7.00 pm

Posted on February 18, 2014

The next West Bend Community Association monthly meeting will be held on Wednesday February 19th at 7.00 pm. Come and find out what is happening in your neighbourhood, in High Park-Parkdale and across the city! We meet at Indian Road Crescent School, located at Indian Rd Crescent and Humberside Ave, from 7:00 to 9:00 pm in the upstairs Teachers’ Lounge, 2nd Floor.

February 2014