Resources & Links

Our Partners

  • Darrell Freeman, CGD, Docaitta Design
    Communications. Created our logos and consulted on our communication strategy.
  • HolmPage Productions
    Web design and maintenance, WordPress. Our web designer.
  • Klassen Fine Woodworking
    Lloyd Klassen is a woodworker with an old-world commitment to craftsmanship and detail, and a new-world approach to design and aesthetics. Board member and carpenter.
  • Ma Bell’s Country Condiments
    A small artisanal business in nearby Middle New Cornwall, making jams, jellies and chutneys in wonderful flavour combinations with local ingredients. Meredith (Ma) Bell is our Kitchen Hub visionary and a mover and shaker with the We Dig Food therapeutic garden. Also coordinates the Farmers’ Market.
  • Mahone Bay Area Farmers’ Market
    Tuesdays 10-2 at the Blockhouse School in the summer
  • Mateus Bistro
    Partner in the IncrEDIBLE Picnic. Local food champion.
  • Hinchinbrook Farm
    Our neighbour, creator of the We Dig Food Therapeutic Garden
  • The Flying Apron Cookery
    Culinary education & local, sustainable, tasty foods.
  • Twylights by EarthSea
    One-of-a-kind lamps made from industrial waste poplar that would otherwise be buried or burned. David Cameron is a board member and our projects coordinator.

Related organizations

Sustainable food

  • Appropedia
    A wiki for collaborative solutions in sustainability, appropriate technology and poverty reduction.
  • Eat Halifax
    Kathy Jollimore’s food blog
  • Rustik Magazine
    Online magazine focusing on practical tools and techniques for rural and urban self-sufficiency and sustainability

Programs & Services

  • AgPal Program and Service Finder
    Find information on all federal and provincial programs and services relating to the agriculture and agri-food industry offered to Nova Scotia businesses.

Agriculture

  • Appropedia
    A wiki for collaborative solutions in sustainability, appropriate technology and poverty reduction.
  • Plan to Farm
    Salt Spring Island Agricultural Alliance of organizations with interests in agriculture, food production, and sustainable economic development

On the ground

  • Permaculture Forums
    Large site with forums on permaculture, green building, organic/sustainable practices, woodland care, homestead and more

Technology innovation

  • Appropedia
    A wiki for collaborative solutions in sustainability, appropriate technology and poverty reduction.
  • Open Source Ecology
    A Network of Farmers, Engineers, and Supporters Building the Global Village Construction Set
  • Open-sourced blueprints for civilization
    Marcin Jakubowski’s TED talk about Open Source Ecology
  • Rocky Mountain Institute
    RMI’s strategic focus is to map and drive the transition from coal and oil to efficiency and renewables, where business and environmental interests increasingly overlap.

Sister projects

  • Incredible Edible Todmorden
    Growing and campaigning for local food. Growing herbs, veggies and orchards around town, involving schools, food hub, aquaponics (UK)
  • Terre Vivante
    Ecological research and education center located in southeastern France. Courses on regenerative gardening and farming, renewable energy, and ecological building techniques. In French.
  • The Deanery Project
    Now a community-owned cooperative offering a wide range of activities focused on youth and community development, natural building, environmental education, and the arts. Formerly a summer camp at Ship Harbour on the Eastern Shore of Nova Scotia
  • West End Food Co-op’s food hub project
    Community kitchen and local food store, green retrofit of building (Toronto)

What you can do

  • Appropedia
    A wiki for collaborative solutions in sustainability, appropriate technology and poverty reduction.
  • David Suzuki’s Queen of Green
    Do-it-yourself tips and advice, eco-friendly cleaning and cosmetics recipes, and how-to videos that will help you protect nature.
  • Rustik Magazine
    Online magazine focusing on practical tools and techniques for rural and urban self-sufficiency and sustainability

Environmental issues

  • Appropedia
    A wiki for collaborative solutions in sustainability, appropriate technology and poverty reduction.
  • The Story of Stuff
    Entertaining, clear-eyed animated videos about stuff and the environment.

Environmental leaders

  • David Suzuki Foundation
    Works with government, business and individuals to conserve our environment; science-based education, advocacy and policy work; catalyst for social change.


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