Innovating, educating and collaborating to open green doors to the future.

Yorklands Green Hub aims to create for Ontario’s public domain a self-sustaining education, demonstration, and research hub at the former Guelph Correctional Centre (GCC) in Guelph, Ontario.

Yorklands Green Hub will bring together businesses, organizations, and people of all ages and interests – to learn, work, share and innovate, with the common purpose of being engaged stewards of our land, food, water, and our overall wellbeing.

GCC Slide Deck for Open House June 28 2016 FINAL

Information Session on the former Guelph Correctional Centre.

Last evening representatives of the Ontario Ministry of Infrastructure, charged with selling the former Guelph Correctional Centre site, facilitated an excellent information session at Guelph City Hall. For those of you who were unable to attend, you can still find this information online at http://www.infrastructureontario.ca/Templates/Projects.aspx?id=2147493184&langtype=1033 You will also find a form to use to contact […]

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Green Door #6

GREEN DOOR#6 You will see by our current newsletter that a lot is happening, and that it is happening in the spirit of using best practices garnered from those who were on the land before us.  We welcome your feedback and active participation in our projects and plans.  We hope you will keep in touch. […]


Reserve Your Seat at the Table!

Join Yorklands Green Hub for a night of “Living Small” on Monday May 30 at the Bookshelf Cinema (41 Quebec Street).   Keynote speakers Kat Walters and Matthew Davey will talk about their experiences building and living in a tiny home.  They will walk through the process of building with accompanying photos detailing the process.  They will also […]

Living Small Event Flyer

“Living Small” Fundraiser

“Living Small” Fundraiser for Yorklands Green Hub Yorklands Green Hub presents a night exploring the Tiny House movement. See the documentary “Living Small” and hear presentations on some of the exciting developments happening here in Guelph.  Hear about the efforts by the Yorklands Green Hub to build a Mobile Learning Lab (our Tiny House on Wheels). […]

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Join us at 2:00 on the site of the former Guelph Correctional Centre for an interactive exploration to discover tiny water insects that indicate stream health.  Biologists from Ontario Streams and Trout Unlimited will be on hand to help you identify some of the aquatic inhabitants in our Grand River watershed.  Get to know the […]

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“From the Chair” April 2016

Greetings to members and supporters of Yorklands Green Hub! As chair of the founding board for the YGH these last three years it has been a great pleasure for me to work with so many of you from time to time. It is my understanding that the new chair will be appointed by the new […]

Still pond at the Yorklands Green Hub

Nominations Open for the 2016 Board of Directors

Yorklands Green Hub is calling for nominations for 6 positions on the Board of Directors: Treasurer, Vice-Chair and 4 Members-at-Large. Terms are for 1 or 2 years by choice of nominee.   The current Chair is stepping down to become the Past Chair and will provide continuity and support to the new Chair and Board during […]

AGM 2016 Poster

Annual General Meeting 2016

Please join us as a current member who supports our vision, or an interested part of the Guelph Community.  We look forward to updating you on our progress, listening to your ideas, and welcoming your participation.


Little Sun

A brilliant little light that lets you share renewable light with off-grid communities – and the Yorklands Green Hub If you could buy a little light that would change lives in other parts of the world, wouldn’t you? Now you can. By purchasing a Little Sun – for your own use outdoors, camping, in your […]