Photo – The Greenbelt Route is here
The Greenbelt Route is here! The result of three years of collaboration between the Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation, Waterfront Regeneration Trust, and over 27 Greenbelt communities, the Greenbelt Route is a new way to experience Ontario's almost 2 million acres of protected countryside. Check out the new interactive website and start planning your next cycling adventure READ MORE...


With support from the Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation, the New Canadians Go Greenbelt! Project is providing nearly 1,700 ethno-cultural crop seedlings to 14 World Crop Learning Gardens across the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area. The Greenbelt Foundation’s Sam Cheuk recently visited a number of these sites and reports back on his growing appreciation for community gardening.

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Photo - Cyclist in forest The official ride to launch the Greenbelt Route begins August 16 For the first time, one of Canada’s preeminent cycling events, the Great Waterfront Trail Adventure (GWTA), is moving away from the water and into Ontario’s protected countryside. The six-day ride (August 16-21) marks the official launch of the new 475 km Greenbelt Route. There are still some spots left and we’d love to see you there!

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Photo - cehf cori A Q&A with an award-winning Greenbelt Chef Love local food? So does Chef Doern! Her Georgina restaurant “Cori’s Café” recently won the York Region Excellence in Business Award for The Best Small Business in York Region! Our York office sat down with Chef Cori to find out more about her local, healthy creations and why she loves Ontario’s Greenbelt.

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Photo - Greenbelt Route Map 5 York must-dos along the new Greenbelt Route The Greenbelt Route is finally here. Signs are in the ground, the website is live, and all the maps are available to download. It’s time to start planning your Greenbelt Route adventure. We’ve got some tips and tricks to get you started

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Greenbelt Friends, thank you for sharing your voice in support of the Greenbelt throughout the first round of consultations in the Province’s Coordinated Land Use Planning 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 of public consultations as soon as we know more!

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