CGC In The News

Woot, woot! Cowichan Green Community has long been recognized in the Cowichan Region and beyond for the work that we do. Over the years, we have been nominated or selected for several prestigious awards within our community. Find a list of our accolades here:

Recognition

  • 2014 Real Estate Foundation’s Land Award Non-Profit Sector – Winner
  • 2014 Real Estate Foundation’s Food Sustainability Leader – Profiled Organization
  • 2013 Tree Canada Award – Provincial Winner
  • 2010 Bosch’s Canadian Eco-Leader Award – Honorable Mention
  • 2010 North Cowichan Design Award for Warmland House Community Garden – Winner
  • 2010 BC Hydro Sustainability Award – Winner
  • 2010 BC Healthy Living Alliance Community Award – Winner
  • 2008 North Cowichan Design Award for Kinsmen Community Garden – Winner

Nominations

  • 2014 Black Tie Award – Business with under 10 employees – Nomination
  • 2013 Real Estate Foundation’s Land Awards – Nomination
  • 2012 Earth Day Hero’s – Nomination
  • 2010 Black Tie Award – Green Business – Nomination
  • 2010 Yves Rocher’s Women of the Earth Award – Nomination
  • 2010 Real Estate Foundation Land Use Award – Nomination
  • 2010 Canadian Award for Environment Innovation – Nomination
  • 2009 North Cowichan Design Award for Kinsmen Community Garden Expansion and the Cowichan Valley Food Charter – Nomination

Project News

  • For the Love of Upcycling

    For the Love of Upcycling: Recycling Senior’s Knowledge of Upcycling                             Cowichan Green Community is offering a series of Workshops, that have been funded in part by the Government of Canada’s New Horizons for Seniors Program, a …

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Upcoming Events

    • T-Shirt Yarn

      Upcycling T-Shirts: Creating and using T-Yarn

      Monday, June 26, 2017
        Date: Monday, June 26th Time: 9:30 am - 1:30 pm Cost: FREE - pre-registration is required. Where: 360 Duncan Street, Duncan. Cowichan Green Community Meeting Room What is T-Yarn? Learn how to make yarn from t-shirts. In this workshop, we...
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