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  • seasons groundings - little ways to connect

    seasons groundings - little ways to connect

    the holiday season can be stressful - connecting helps. #seasonsgroundings is a series of g2g ways to people stay grounded and connected to self, to community, and to the planet.

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  • a grenfell parka for the Pope

    a grenfell parka for the Pope

    grenfell coats made a stay-at-home mother on the Northern Peninsula a busy business owner in the early 1970s

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  • golo10

    golo10

    golo10! NL-based social enterprise guide to the good Go Local campaign encourages all to increase local choices by 10%

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  • downtown St. John’s

    downtown St. John’s

    Katherine Saunders pays homage to St. John's' cultural, historic, and community hub - downtown.

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  • zero waste: where do i even start?

    zero waste: where do i even start?

    Zero Waste Canada volunteer Sophie Wells dismantles some common misconceptions about the 'zero waste' lifestyle

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  • buying local? supply chains matter!

    buying local? supply chains matter!

    how do local supply chains benefit businesses and community? they have economic impact!

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  • live simply, simply live

    live simply, simply live

    a philosophy of simplicity in all that we do is key to living a life that is healthy, balanced, exciting, rewarding and freeing

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  • forage with Ross Larkin & Celeste Mah

    forage with Ross Larkin & Celeste Mah

    less than a year after Ross earned the title of Top Chef Canada, Celeste won Best Pastry Chef 2019 from Canada's 100 Best

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  • making it count: community-building

    making it count: community-building

    Josh Smee is an all-around local-loving community guy and a CFA. here he shares ideas about making change.

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  • business for good!

    business for good!

    memorial university and thegreenrock.ca unite diverse innovators to collaborate on ideas surrounding social enterprise

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  • a conducive space for living

    a conducive space for living

    Emily Campbell believes that a conducive space makes people feel comfortable, relaxed and at ease.

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  • Cochrane Street United Church vs loneliness

    Cochrane Street United Church vs loneliness

    some renovations have recently taken place which aim to reduce loneliness within the community

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  • making change through perseverance

    making change through perseverance

    St. John's Deputy Mayor Sheilagh O'Leary shares the fascinating story of her journey to making change

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  • three easy words ~ think local first

    three easy words ~ think local first

    Ottawa newspaper, the PEN, discusses what living local means to them

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  • introducing the guide to the good!

    introducing the guide to the good!

    the time has come! thegreenrock.ca is thrilled to let you know that your guide to the good is live and launching!

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