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Junk jeopardy

Junk jeopardy

posted by BETH BROWN, May 8/14

What to do with your uneasily separated garbage comments      4

One hundred days to make a change

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One hundred days to make a change

posted by JACOB BOON, Aug 14/14

Divest Dalhousie is hoping the university gets out of the fossil fuel game comments      0


A plastic goal in a plastic life

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A plastic goal in a plastic life

posted by VERONICA SIMMONDS, Apr 17/14

One woman’s attempt to get out from under the cling wrap. comments      0


The making of Atlantic salmon

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The making of Atlantic salmon

posted by ERICA BUTLER, Apr 17/14

The Canadian government recently approved, without fanfare, the world’s first genetically modified fish to be produced in PEI. The Ecology Action Centre has a problem with that comments      1


Stoli on the racks

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Stoli on the racks

posted by ARIANE HANLON, Apr 17/14

Vodka’s not just for regrets---you can use it to clean your clothes comments      0


Turned on all night

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Turned on all night

posted by ALLIE SWEETING, Apr 17/14

Why universty computers are always on comments      0


Green Guide 2014

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Green Guide 2014

Apr 17/14

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Going for a ride

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Going for a ride

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Mar 1/12

Transit issues in the HRM continue to make the city less green. It will take a change of attitude or of political representation to make a difference. comments      7


Green round-up

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Green round-up

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Mar 1/12

We visit—or, in some cases, revisit—a few environmental issues relevant to sustainable living in the HRM. comments      0


Recycle chic

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Recycle chic

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Mar 1/12

For the first time, local fashion designers who use recycled materials are all in one place! comments      1


Halifax's chicken warriors

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Halifax's chicken warriors

posted by MILES HOWE, Apr 28/11

No yolk: People are keeping chickens despite a bylaw that forbids it. It shows you can fight—or at least work with—city hall. comments      3


Halifax abuzz with urban gardening

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Halifax abuzz with urban gardening

posted by MILES HOWE, Apr 28/11

From guerilla gardens to rooftop beehives, urban food production is a growing concern. comments      1


City digging

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City digging

posted by CARSTEN KNOX, Apr 28/11

This year, Capital Health will turn the old Queen Elizabeth High School site into the Common Roots Urban Farm. comments      0


Green Guide

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Green, Environmental Events

Friday, Aug 29

Citadel Ghost Tours

You've heard the tales of Citadel hauntings, it's time to find out the truth with the summer public ghost tours.

Friday, Aug 29

Guided Tour

Despite the fact that the Old Burying Ground closed in 1844, people are still dying to get in there! Free guided tours

Sunday, Aug 31

Uniacke Estate Museum Park Trail Hike

Join the Dartmouth Volksmarch Club on the Uniacke Estate Museum Park Trail for a 11km or 5km guided walk. Meet at the

Tuesday, Sep 2

Weekly Bedford Hike

Join Chebucto Hiking Club every Tuesday for a 10km (2-hour) hike through Bedford. Meet at the Sobeys/NSLC parking lot at Mill Cove

Thursday, Sep 4

Weekly Dartmouth Hike

Join Chebucto Hiking Club every Thursday for a 10km (2-hour) hike through Dartmouth. Meet at the Graham's Grove Park parking lot on

Saturday, Sep 6

Victoria Park Trail Hike

Join Chebucto Hiking Club for a 10km hike, rated 3B, on the Victoria Park Trails. Meet at the Main Parking Lot, Park

Friday, Sep 12

Northwest Arm Walk

Join Chebucto Hiking Club for a 10km hike, rated 2B, on the Northwest Arm Walk. Meet at Horseshoe Island Park, Quinpool Road

Tuesday, Sep 2

Guided Sea Kayak Tours

Accompanied by marine scientists and local experts, your kayak tour will focus on a variety of topics such as marine, coastal, boreal-bog,

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    Heartwood $ ($10 and under)

    6250 Quinpool Road
    Halifax, NS B3L 1A3 (map)

    Quinpool

    phone 902-425-2808
    Hours: Mon-Wed 11am-9pm Thurs-Sat 11am-10pm Sun 10am-3pm (brunch)
    Price: $

    Few plates and bowls in Halifax are this green. Halifax’s much-loved vegan and vegetarian restaurant prepares its local and organic centric dishes with a serious focus on natural—meaning these eats are fresh, unrefined and unprocessed. The coffee is fair trade, the wine is organic and the sour dough bread is out of this world. Try the Wild Card salad, one of Heartwood’s famous bowls or their new selection of gluten-free burgers.

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Vol 22, No 13
August 28, 2014

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