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Pollinators Rule the Harvest Festival at Shaarei-Beth El Synagogue

SBE Harvest Festival

Our motivated partners at Shaarei-Beth El Congregation of Halton took a huge step in greening their sacred space last month, as they started the installation of a pollinator garden on their property! This installation was paired with a fantastic day of education activities for their Hebrew school students and parents – which connected the importance …

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One Burlington Festival 2018

OBF - GSS Sugar Scrub activity

GSS Halton-Peel had an amazing time at the One Burlington Festival on August 6th in Central Park, Burlington! Despite the weather, crowds by the hundreds came out to enjoy the free cultural and faith performances, delicious food, and fun children’s activities. The theme of the festival was The Green Rule – do unto the Earth …

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Eco-mindfulness Programming for Youth

Eco-mindfulness team talks about an outdoor art activity

The benefits of getting outside and connecting with nature are scientifically well-documented, including numerous positive impacts on physical and mental health and well-being.  Greening Sacred Spaces Halton-Peel has started putting a team together, made up of experts who work with youth and promote or implement mindfulness in a variety of ways, some of which incorporate …

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Greening Sacred Spaces Awards

Applewood United Awards

The Greening Sacred Spaces Awards recognize and showcase faith organizations that have demonstrated initiative and commitment to protect God’s creations. These awards provide the opportunity for diverse faith traditions to come together to share their environmental stewardship initiatives and actions. We recognise two communities each year. Next Green Awards will take place on Thursday May …

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