< Friends of the Greenbelt - May 2016



Photo – A new future for the world's largest Greenbelt
The wait is over! The province has announced its proposed changes to the Greenbelt Plan as part of the Co-ordinated Land Use Planning Review.

Find resources and information on how to get involved!
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Photo - Local Food, Farmers, Farmers' Markets Local Food Week: June 6 to June 12

To get the most out of Local Food Week 2016, see our guide on Greenbeltfresh.ca. Let’s support our local producers!

And don't forget to check out our guides for Ontario Craft Cider Week (May 27 to June 4) and Ontario Craft Beer Week (June 10-19) while you're at it.

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Photo - Bike Route Map Celebrate Bike Month: Cycle the Sights of the Greenbelt Route In honour of Bike Month (May 30 – June 30) we’ve highlighted some of our favourites destinations along the 475 km Greenbelt Route.

Check em’ out to start planning your Bike Month adventures.

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Photo - Greenbelt Landscape Attention Planners: Planning for Agriculture Workshop June 13 Our upcoming professional development workshop "Agriculture and Planning for Agriculture: A Near-Urban Perspective" is in Blackstock, Ontario on June 13.

Registration Required.

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Photo - Housing options in Port Credit Op-Ed: More sprawl won’t solve affordable housing shortage
Environmental Defence’s Tim Gray challenges housing affordability myths in a recent Toronto Star op-ed.

A must read.




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More Greenbelt News

Greenbelt Friends, the province is holding a series of open houses over the next 6 weeks to consult the public on the proposed changes to the Growth and Greenbelt Plan. We’d love to see you there! The Greenbelt Foundation will have staff at every open house, so feel free to come and introduce yourself. We will be wearing"I love GB" pins. RSVP to let us know you’re coming!