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Rain Garden Design Workshop

Join Our Grass to Garden Design Workshop! Say goodbye to the endless cycle of mowing, watering, and fertilizing, and hello to a low-maintenance, eco-friendly garden oasis right outside your doorstep. Join us for our rain garden design workshop and take the first step towards transforming your lawn into a beautiful and sustainable landscape that you…

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Canada Greener Homes Grant: Closed for New Applicants

The closure of the Canada Greener Homes Grant has taken a sudden and accelerated path. Originally expected to accept new applications until the end of February, recent developments have hastened its end, leaving homeowners and organizations that support energy-related upgrades scrambling to adapt to the new reality. On January 19th, just over a month before…

Green Venture February Events

Seedy Saturday Join us for the the 13th annual Seedy Saturday!  Saturday, February 3, 2024 10am – 3pm at the Hamilton Central Library, 4th floor 55 York BLVD, Hamilton, ON Winter Commute Month The City of Hamilton is encouraging the use of alternative forms of commuting to reduce the number of vehicles on our city…

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Urgent Action Needed: Canada’s Greener Homes Program Closing

UPDATE: As of Jan 19th, registrations for qualifying audits under the Canada Greener Homes Grant are paused. Enbridge is initiating a reconciliation process to determine the program’s viability given the Federal government budget constraints. We are awaiting further information, and are committed to keeping you up to date. In a surprising turn of events, the Canada Greener…

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Spring Clothing Swap: March 19, 2024

The Spring Clothing Swap is set for March 19, 2024! From 4 – 7pm, join us at 22 Veevers Drive to take home some new outfits for FREE! Clothing swaps are an amazing way to reduce textile waste, cut back on water use needed for creating new clothes, and reduce the carbon emissions needed to…

Green Venture Upcoming Events

Seedy Saturday Join us for the the 13th annual Seedy Saturday!  Saturday, February 3, 2024 10 A.M. – 3 P.M. at the Hamilton Central Library, 4th floor 55 York BLVD, Hamilton, ON Urban Gardening Club January 18th 2024, 6-8pm Where: Pinch Bakery and Plant Shop, 183 Sherman Ave N Topic: Native Plants and Green Infrastructure…