Kortright produces much of its own power and processes its own waste water. Vaughan, ten minutes north of Toronto. To accomplish this, Everdale delivers a wide range of practical learning programs to people of all ages and backgrounds including farmer training, school programs, food and farming workshops and public events.
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We have purchased a acre farm near Caledon, northwest of Toronto. Info meetings; weekend workbees, workshops and other events. View recent messages from the e-mail list: Surrounded by acres of natural forest, hills and valleys, open meadows and three spring-fed streams, a pond, an organic garden and orchard, and an endless network of trails. Year-round calendar of events, workshops, courses and retreats.
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Ignatius Farm has been under the management of the Canadian Jesuits sinceencompassing a variety of activities, including organic livestock and apple production, and a retreat centre. Our mission is to foster community, while affirming commitment to the land and the environment.
Agatha, north of Waterloo ON Hands-on training in growing vegetables, fruits, herbs and flowers using organic techniques. When completed, the site will have: Volunteers needed tours, workshops, sales, gardening, more.
Hosts outdoor education programs for area organizations and school groups; site tours available.
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Clements, 15 minutes NW of Waterloo, Ontario. Our plants are thriving across the province, in restoration sites, storm water ponds, families' backyards, school yards, and of course on our own farm.
Also, working towards the use of alternative energies and building resources; organic and Integrated Pest Management practices in our greenhouses. A acre former tobacco farm with a variety of natural features including prairie, remnant oak savannah, wet meadow, a ravine system and meandering creek, slough and upland forest.
Apprenticeships; short term one-on-one training by special arrangement. Hands-on training in draft horse farming, farm husbandry, diversified small farm management, organic vegetable and herb production, and CSA garden management.
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Northwest of Kitchener-Waterloo, near Goderich. Meeting Place Organic Farm.
A warm and sympathetic meeting and retreat space for organizations promoting social justice and environmental issues. Century farmhouse, meeting room, lounge, fully equipped kitchens, barn, trails. Accessible rates for special interest groups, as part of our mandate to encourage and support socially conscious organizations. Near Collingwood, about two hours north of Toronto. Timeline of Ottawa history With the draining of the Champlain Sea around ten thousand years ago, the Ottawa Valley became habitable.
The Ottawa river valley has archaeological sites with arrow heads, pottery, and stone tools. Three major rivers meet within Ottawa, making it an important trade and travel area for thousands of years.
The building of the canal attracted many land speculators to the area. The first maps of the area used the word Ottawa, derived from the Algonquin word adawe "to trade", used in reference to the area's importance to First Nations tradersto name the river.
Philemon Wrighta New Englandercreated the first settlement in the area on 7 March on the north side of the river, across from the present day city of Ottawa in Hull. Wright pioneered the Ottawa Valley timber trade soon to be the area's most significant economic activity by transporting timber by river from the Ottawa Valley to Quebec City. The canal's military purpose was to provide a secure route between Montreal and Kingston on Lake Ontariobypassing a particularly vulnerable stretch of the St.
Lawrence River bordering the state of New York that had left re-supply ships bound for southwestern Ontario easily exposed to enemy fire during the War of He also laid out the streets of the town and created two distinct neighbourhoods named "Upper Town" west of the canal and " Lower Town " east of the canal.
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Two years prior, Queen Victoria selected the city as the permanent capital of the Province of Canada. On New Year's EveQueen Victoriaas a symbolic and political gesture, was presented with the responsibility of selecting a location for the permanent capital of the Province of Canada.
Macdonald had assigned this selection process to the Executive Branch of the Government, as previous attempts to arrive at a consensus had ended in deadlock. Additionally, despite Ottawa's regional isolation it had seasonal water transportation access to Montreal over the Ottawa River and to Kingston via the Rideau Waterway.
By it also had a modern all season Bytown and Prescott Railway that carried passengers, lumber and supplies the kilometres to Prescott on the Saint Lawrence River and beyond. Ottawa was the only settlement of any substantial size that was already directly on the border of French populated former Lower Canada and English populated former Upper Canada thus additionally making the selection an important political compromise. Starting in the s, entrepreneurs known as lumber barons began to build large sawmills, which became some of the largest mills in the world.
The Library of Parliament and Parliament Hill landscaping would not be completed until Lebreton Flats after the Hull—Ottawa fire. The fire destroyed one-fifth of Ottawa, and two-thirds of neighbouring HullQuebec. The Hull—Ottawa fire of destroyed two-thirds of Hull, including 40 per cent of its residential buildings and most of its largest employers along the waterfront.
It was redeveloped as a ceremonial centre in as part of the City Beautiful Movement and became the site of the National War Memorial in and designated a National Historic Site in Gerber plan's National Capital Greenbelt surrounding the urban core.
Ottawa's former industrial appearance was vastly altered by the Greber Plan. Prime Minister Mackenzie King hired French architect-planner Jacques Greber to design an urban plan for managing development in the National Capital Region, to make it more aesthetically pleasing and more befitting a location for Canada's political centre.