Good Things Come in Trees!

3-30-300 Rule: Can you see three trees from your home? If the answer is no, there’s work to be done. Urban Forestry professor and researcher Dr. Cecil Konijnendijk recently put forward a guiding rule for cities and their urban forests called the 3-30-300 Rule. Every resident should have three trees in view of their home,…

Sharing A Love for Native Plants

Adding native plants in our gardens, balconies, yards, and parks – even small patches – helps to build a more resilient, sustainable, and healthy Hamilton. Adding native plants helps pollinators thrive, supports biodiversity to expand, and helps make our city greener.  That’s why Green Venture is excited to announce our 2021 Plant Sale and Share.…

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Introducing the EcoHouse Community Orchard

Introducing the Ecohouse Community Orchard Over the last three months, Ecohouse has become home to three new fruit trees and two fruit shrubs which we received from the wonderful team at TreeMobile. This non-profit, volunteer run team is passionate about providing food security through plant ownership and supplying community members with their own climate appropriate…

What You’ve Missed – Native Plant of Month Fundraiser

Update (August 16, 2021). Applications are open until September 20th, 2021 for the Youth Stewardship and Professional Skills Program. Apply today! Green Venture’s plant subscription box is almost half way through for 2021! We’ve delivered over 130 plants and 100+ local, sustainable goodies to our subscribers since May. This fundraiser has helped us raise funds…

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Visit A Repair Cafe

Do you have a broken household item? Don’t throw it away! Bring in your small electronics, basic wooden furniture, bicycles, clothes, and more, and our local community mendors and fixers will repair it for free! Find out more below.   When and where is the Repair Cafe? On July 17, 2023 from 4:00 PM to…