Trees: According to a 2012 study just released called a Healthy Cose of Green: A green perscription for a healthy population...."Forests and green spaces have been linked to a significant decline in stress, a decrease in the severity of attention deficit/hyperactivity symptoms in children, improved rehabilitation and faster hospital recovery rates." Trees Ontario are developing a long-term sustainable plan to plant more trees. Visit www.treesontario.ca to learn more about the largest tree planting partnership in North America and to read the full report. Read Mark Cullen's article in the Toronto Star (Feb.11, 2012) 'Breathing for Us Trees are Good for Health' http://www.yourhome.ca/homes/outdoorliving/gardeningandlandscaping/article/1128964--breathing-for-us
LEAF is an organization dedicated to the urban forest. The Feb. 23, 2012 edition of their newsletter is here.
Market: There is an organic market every Tuesday from 3:00 PM – 7:00 during the summer months at Riverdale Park.
Vegetarian Association: This link includes a list of organic markets in Toronto as well as tips for kids and many resources related to a vegan lifestyle. http://www.veg.ca
Green Enterprise Toronto: GET believes that Toronto can become a sustainable city by supporting its local, green businesses. The website provides links to stores and services. http://www.greenenterprise.net
Live Green Toronto: Tips on living green in Toronto, Grants and Funding to make the community more green; as well as information about the Live Green Festival. http://www.toronto.ca/greentorontofestival/
A Greener House: Here are a few ways to live a "greener" life in your home.