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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.

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Calling All Artists! Show your support for Yorklands Green Hub

 ARTSPIRATION, an exhibition of artwork at 10 Carden , November 5-30 2016 We’re asking artists to create work inspired by our blue dot trail on the site of the old Guelph Correctional Centre (see map below). We will exhibit the work at 10 Carden Street from November 5th to 30th. If the work sells, you […]

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What’s Happening With Yorklands Green Hub?

Visit the Yorklands Green Hub Showcase during Guelph’s John Galt Day celebrations this Saturday, July 30.  We will be at 10 Carden, right across from City Hall, from 11:00 to 1:00, showcasing University of Guelph and Waterloo student designs for both our Mobile Learning Lab Project and a visualization of the actual site.  Board members, […]

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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 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. […]

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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 […]

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“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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Focus On Water – May 15, 2016…POSTPONED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER

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 […]

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