Thursday, December 1, 2011

Festive Local Food & Frills Fair

Join Environment Hamilton and the GOLE Project for this wonderful event. You'll have the opportunity to support local businesses and artists committed to producing food and frill products locally. Vendors will be selling everything from locally roasted coffee to beeswax candles and local preserves.

WHEN: Friday, December 9th - 7pm - 9pm
WHERE: EH Offices - 22 Wilson Street in Downtown Hamilton
WHY: Because we want to help people to green up the holidays through relocalization!

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

GOLE @ Central Libary

GOLE will be at the Central Library tomorrow, July 14, to do fair trade outreach. If you are interested in learning more about fair trade and how Hamilton can become a Fair Trade Town, please come visit us! We will be giving out FREE fair trade coffee, buttons, pamphlets and other educational materials.

Monday, June 20, 2011

Retrofitting Our Future: Can Energy Conservation Create Good Green Jobs?

Join us on Monday, June 27th at 7pm at the Central Branch of the Hamilton Public Library for a panel discussion including:

Introduction from Judy Travis, Executive Director, Hamilton Training Advisory Board

Followed by ideas and perspectives from 4 panelists including:

  • Brian Smith- Chief Conservation Officer - Hamilton Utilities
  • Charles Honey - Green & Renewable Energy Programs, Mohawk College
  • Dave Braden - Dave Braden Homes
  • Pete Wobschall - Executive Director, Green Venture

Thursday, May 12, 2011

Saturday, May 14th is World Fair Trade Day!

Come down to the Central Branch of the Hamilton Public Library to enjoy a free cup of fairly traded coffee, compliments of Ten Thousand Villages. Learn more about Fair Trade Hamilton while you're there!

11 am - 1pm

Main Floor - Central Library

Saturday, April 30, 2011

Promoting Fair Trade Hamilton

Environment Hamilton, along with 10,000 Villages was in the lobby of the Central Branch of the Hamilton Public Library during Earth Week to promote Fair Trade Hamilton, our effort to see Hamilton designated a Fair Trade Town.

Want to know more about Fair Trade and the Fair Trade Town designation? Visit Send us an email at or give us a call at (905) 549-0900 if you'd like to get involved in this effort.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

The Town That Food Saved

Join EH's GOLE Project, along with sponsors Hamilton Eat Local and the Beasley Neighbourhood Association for an evening with Ben Hewitt.

Wednesday, February 23rd
At the Freeway Cafe
33 King Street East, Hamilton
Ben Hewitt is a farmer based in northern Vermont. His book The Town That Food Saved tells the story of Hardwick - a rural, working class Vermont community that is attempting to blueprint and implement a localized food system.