Support Local Farmers and Producers at Vancouver Farmers Markets

Photo: Vancouver Farmers Markets (Kitsilano Market)

Vancouver Farmers Markets have just launched their spring season, with various markets open all across the city. These vibrant local food hubs have a long and proud history in this city that began nearly three decades ago. Continue reading:
Support Local Farmers and Producers at Vancouver Farmers Markets

8 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day in Vancouver

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Vancouver is a fantastic place to live, work, and play, but it needs help for our city to continue thriving. Earth Day is a chance to reflect on our relationship with Mother Nature and do our parts to preserve and protect our health, our families, and our livelihoods. Continue reading:
8 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day in Vancouver

Indigenous-Led Tours in Vancouver Share Knowledge on Culture and Ecology

A family enjoying a guided canoe experience with Takaya Tours at Deep Cove; Destination BC/Hubert Kang

With the arrival of spring, James Healy is excited to lead tours again in a 35-foot canoe along the spectacular coastlines of Burrard Inlet. Healy, manager at Takaya Tours, is especially excited about one aspect of the tours.

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Indigenous-Led Tours in Vancouver Share Knowledge on Culture and Ecology

Vancouver Convention Centre and Binners’ Project: Proud Partners in Sustainability

West Building Aerials – LEED; Sourced from Vancouver Convention Centre

The Vancouver Convention Centre is iconic in Vancouver’s downtown core for the distinctive green roof of its West building and the white sails of its original East building. Not only is it gorgeous, but the Convention Centre, as the city’s flagship event and conference venue, embodies a continued commitment to sustainability. “Our philosophy is that Vancouver is one of the most beautiful cities in the world, and we are proud to not only showcase it throughout our facility, but to also help ensure it remains beautiful for future generations through our sustainability practices,” says Adam Radziminski, Director of Sales for the Vancouver Convention Centre.

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Vancouver Convention Centre and Binners’ Project: Proud Partners in Sustainability

Three Sustainable Apparel Companies in Vancouver Going Beyond Fast Fashion

Serenity West; Acacia Cresswell (left) and Sandra Mc

Vancouver has developed a reputation for companies that produce and champion sustainable clothing. From Arc’teryx, which focuses on minimizing environmental impact through the design of their outdoor wear, to Decade Studio, which makes long-lasting jeans, Vancouver-based businesses are paving the way for sustainable apparel.

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Three Sustainable Apparel Companies in Vancouver Going Beyond Fast Fashion

YVR Airport Committed to Net Zero Carbon by 2030

Sourced from YVR Airport

In October, YVR Airport released the details of their ambitious “Roadmap to Net Zero Carbon in 2030,” with their target date 20 years ahead of their original plan. Marion Town, Director of Environment at YVR, explains how the Airport has both the desire and the available expertise to speed up the changes necessary to reach the target.

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YVR Airport Committed to Net Zero Carbon by 2030

VanDusen Botanical Garden Visitor Centre and Bloedel Conservatory: Iconic Eco-Design in Vancouver

VanDusen Botanical Garden Visitor Centre; Sourced from the City of Vancouver

If you visit VanDusen Botanical Garden this holiday season, chances are you’ll be there for all the sparkly lights at the Festival of Lights. However, there is another marvel that’s well worth admiring: the VanDusen Botanical Garden Visitor Centre.

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VanDusen Botanical Garden Visitor Centre and Bloedel Conservatory: Iconic Eco-Design in Vancouver