Depave: Before and After PhotoBlog

Check out all these beautiful transformations along Barton St. E! From impermeable pavement to beautiful gardens of soil and flowers, these depave sites help to create a more vibrant landscape in our city, reduce stormwater runoff, and encourage local pollinators to thrive. 🐝🌱 0+M2 of Lawn, Pavement, and Concrete Transformed 0+# of Native Species Planted…

Laidlaw United Church in front of a bright sky

Community Planting Day at Laidlaw Memorial United Church

Community Planting and Partnership at Laidlaw Memorial United Church In June, Green Venture hosted the Laidlaw Memorial United Church Planting Event, participating in the Living Cities project to bring accessible green spaces to Hamilton! With additional funding from ArcelorMittal Dofasco’s Corporate Community Fund, Green Cities Foundation, Rain Haven, and Tree Canada, we transformed over 2000…

Rain Garden and Green Infrastructure Tour

Green Venture, a Hamilton based not-for-profit, is hosting a self-paced rain garden tour from August 10th-11th, 10am-12pm. Along with the homeowners, we invite you to wander through some of the residential rebate program rain gardens and green infrastructure projects- including a dry well. A dozen projects across the city will be open to the public.…

An image of EcoHouse with a green front lawn and a title saying "Birthday Parties at EcoHouse"

Celebrate Your Birthday at the EcoHouse with Green Venture!

Looking for a unique and eco-friendly way to celebrate a birthday this summer? Green Venture’s offers an exciting, fun and educational birthday party experience that you and your guests will never forget! Our summer-exclusive birthday parties are available from July 8, 2024, to August 30, 2024, and we’re thrilled to invite you to join us…

Art Crawl Repair Cafe and Clothing Giveaway

Green Venture will be running free clothing repairs and a clothing giveaway at the Hamilton Art Crawls this summer! The goal of our event is to reduce waste and carbon emissions that are created from both discarding materials and producing new ones. Moving towards a circular economy is a vital part of lessening our environmental…

Green Venture July Events

EcoHouse Stewardship Help us with maintenance and gardening projects around EcoHouse on Tuesdays and Wednesdays! Register to help on: Tuesdays from 5:00 – 6:30pm or Wednesdays from 10:00 – 11:30 am More Details Strategic Engagement Survey Green Venture is developing a new strategic plan. Your feedback will help us strengthen our organization and create a…

Rows of planted vegetables and the title, "Food Security & Edible Gardens, an Urban Gardening Club Recap."

Food Insecurity and Edible Gardens : Urban Gardening Club Recap

What is Food Insecurity? The definition of food insecurity is the condition of not having access to sufficient food, or food of an adequate quality, to meet one’s basic needs. You can either be food secure or fall into one of these 3 categories: Marginal food insecurityWorrying about running out of food/ or limited selection…