The Living City Campus at Kortright /
The Solar and Wind Energy Electric System Introduction workshop is designed to introduce participants to the criteria for the selection of a solar electric (photovoltaic) or wind energy system.
Participants will explore the fundamentals of photovoltaic and wind energy, including: theory, siting and site selection, components, best practices, costing, and a summary of Ontario’s photovoltaic Micro-FIT incentive program. The instructor will also be conducting a tour of photovoltaic and wind energy demonstrations located on site.
Centre for Social Innovation - Spadina - Whole Connector Room /
General $19.68 Student: $11.20
Career Skills Incubator (CSCI) is offering a workshop called the Nonprofit Startup Challenge- a one-day crash course all about how to start your own nonprofit organization! The event is aimed at anyone who has ever dreamt of starting their own socially-impactful organization but didn't know where to start. Our mission through this workshop is to offer the information, resources, and access to networks necessary to hit the ground running.
This year hundreds of thousands of us – a massive coalition of environmental, social justice, faith, labour, community, student and indigenous groups, as well as families and concerned citizens – are building an unprecedented global mobilization in support of climate justice. Read More
North House /
$8 or $3 with Events Discount Card
North House is a solar-powered, green housing prototype that is used as a living lab by researchers and provides a science and technology site for rare's school programs. On this tour, explore many of the emerging technological advances and concepts of modern living showcased at North House and perhaps see the Spirit of Christmas!
Register in advance at raresites.org or call 519-650-9336
Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 10:00am to Sunday, January 31, 2016 - 6:00pm
Guelph University Centre /
Celebrating its 35th year, the 2016 event includes an international speaker (Hugh Williams), seminars as well as intro workshops on key topics including: permaculture, organic production, orchards & horticulture, organic livestock & pasture issues, pollination & CSA marketing themes plus many, many other workshops which will help both producer and consumer. The workshops offer something for everyone.