Feature: The Mudgirls Natural Building Collective

Who are the Mudgirls? Founded 10 years ago, they are an amazing network of women builders on the west coast of BC, Canada. Specializing in using local, natural and recycled materials, they can be hired to build with you (with a strong focus on education) or for you, organizing a work party. They are experienced … Continue reading

Your Yard Has the Power to Reduce Pollution!

Our maintenance team takes great care to gently maintain the gardens entrusted to them, by using permaculture-inspired methods and hand tools as often as possible. When larger equipment is required, they use rechargeable battery pack blowers and mowers for everything from yard clean-ups and one-time projects to regular maintenance. Every garden visited deserves the careful … Continue reading

Think BIG! How GSI can manage big stormwater flows from Big Roofs by GrIP

Thursday, Oct. 18th from 2pm – 4pm we heard from RainWise program manager Tom Gannon about how GSI can manage big stormwater flows from “Big Roofs.” To be considered a “Big Roof,” the roof must exceed 2,000 sq ft. There was a wonderful turnout of community leaders and members interested in how we can work … Continue reading