Photo – Celebrate Local Food Week - June 1-7
The first week of June marks the second annual Local Food Week and here at the Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation we're in full celebration mode. Follow our conversations online and make sure to get out to celebrations and farmers’ markets across the Greenbelt. READ MORE...

Photo -Report cover-local leadership matters New Report shows why Local Leadership Matters

The latest research from the Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation--Local Leadership Matters: Ontario Municipalities Taking Action to Strengthen the Greenbelt--looks at a mix of initiatives and tools 30 municipalities are using to enhance Ontario’s Greenbelt.

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Photo - greenbelt woods Toronto Star series on nature’s benefits A growing body of scientific evidence shows that being out in nature is good for our physical AND mental health. A new Toronto Star series looks at nature’s benefits and the many ways Ontarians can get out and play in our protected natural spaces.

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Photo - cyclists high-fiving Our Greenbelt Route Winners After months of anticipation, four lucky winners and their friends will be joining us this August on the Great Waterfront Trail Adventure. The Adventure, a 6-day fully supported ride, will launch the Greenbelt Route, a 475km signed cycling route running from Northumberland to Niagara.

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Photo - cyclists on trail Special Edition Jane's Walk in York We’ve teamed up with a bunch of cool York Region organizations to offer a special edition Jane’s Walk all about cultural and ecological heritage. Come for a stroll through the McMichael Art Collection grounds or bring your bike and enjoy a guided tour of the Napa Valley Bike Lane.

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More Greenbelt News

Greenbelt Friends, thank you for sharing your voice in support of the Greenbelt throughout the first round of consultations of Province’s coordinated land use review. Your support helps to ensure that the Greenbelt continues to protect Ontario’s wetlands, forests and farmland. In the coming months, we’ll make sure to keep you updated on the review and will send along information about the second round as soon as we know more!