Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Canning Workshops

We continue to offer canning workshops at various faith group locations. So far, we've offered 3 workshops (sour cherry jam and preserved pears) and have plans for two more in the upcoming month. Stay tuned!

Friday, September 3, 2010

Food and Faith

Greening Sacred Spaces/Environment Hamilton and Hughson St. Baptist Church present


Food as a moral movement. Growing veggies on faith home grounds Grace Lutheran's straw bale project, Highland Baptist Community Garden, Westdale United etc. Growing food in community -Hill St. Park community garden (faith group collaborative). Eating locally (Environment Hamilton). Gardens for newcomers (Hughson St Baptist church). Good Food Box. Fruit tree picking project. Canning and preserving, (Environment Hamilton). Sacred Heart's farmer's market and more!

Come out and learn from community leaders about what area faith communities are doing to help create food security for all people.

Visit booths and displays, enjoy light refreshments. All welcome!

When? Wednesday September 22nd
Where? Hughson St Baptist Church
383 Hughson Street N. Hamilton

Event starts at 7pm-9pm

Contact Beatrice Ekwa Ekoko at for more information or to register

Get to Worship Without Your Car

Traveling green is an important way we can be stewards of our planet.

Over the weekend of September 17, 18, 19th, Greening Sacred Spaces Hamilton invites people of all faiths to travel to worship that Friday, Saturday, and Sunday on foot, by bike, by public transit or carpool.

Your faith group will be competing against other Hamilton faith groups for a chance to win a prize for your place of worship.
The groups with the highest percentage of participants get the prizes.

Be part of the fun while promoting active transportation. Register your place of worship to participate and promote active transportation by emailing Beatrice at bekoko@faith-commongood.net or by calling Environment Hamilton at 905 549 0900.
Once you register participants from your group can join your team.

Let’s celebrate 'a greener way to worship' together!

Challenge requirement-We will need to know the number of people who attended the service and the number of people who took the challenge in order to calculate a percentage.
Great prizes:
Green Venture has contributed the following as prizes:

Green Raincatcher 400,
a certificate for a 10% discount on a Green Venture commercial/institutional energy audit
4 x $25 coupons towards a Green Venture residential Ontario Home Energy Savings Program energy audit.

We are seeking donations of more prizes so if you have any leads please send them on to me!!