Beaches Jazz Festival in full swing!

Last night was pretty incredible for a Thursday evening in the East End of Toronto. The Beaches Jazz Festival Street Fest kicked off. Queen Street East through the Beaches is closed from 6pm-12am. There are over 50 bands performing along the stretch along with a…

Life In A Shipping Container?

As more and more people begin to move away from the traditional ways of building homes for more sustainable solutions, shipping containers have entered the foray. Readily available and built to withstand extreme conditions, these containers are super strong and will last a long time.…
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The Leaves they are a Changing!

The Autumn is among us and Ontarians really do love this time of year. Many long drive's are made throughout the province during this season to take in the beauty of the changing of the season as the trees get ready to sleep through the…

Lil’ Bean N’ Green – Cafe N’ Play

I had the pleasure of meeting the proprietor of a fantastic little cafe in Leslieville, neighboring our lovely Beaches. Lil' Bean N' Green is a cafe/play area for parents and kids. Serving the finest local and organic food as well as a fantastic selection of…

Human Feces Fertilize Ontario Farms

I met an organic farmer at the Green Living Show in Toronto a few weeks back who said sludge is being sprayed over crops as fertilizers. “they don’t even hide it” he says. “everyone in the area knows”. The average Ontario farmer earns $-15,000 /…
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