Food has a way of bringing us all together – family, friends and neighbours. As our gardens overflow into our kitchens, we gather to celebrate and share the fruits of our labour. By sharing the goods we’ve grown in the comfort of our own home, bonds are cultivated and friendships grow stronger.
Humankind’s love for honey is as old as history itself, but bees contribute far more than honey to our ecosystem. As the world’s most important species of pollinators, they ensure the pollination and propagation of our favourite plants and flowers.
As Ontario’s most sustainable community, it should come as no surprise that at West 5, we take Earth Day seriously. Nearly 50 years ago there was a concerted push towards a better future for our planet and Earth Day was created.
Named “The Forest City”, London offers lots of great trails and parks for you and your family to explore! We have made a list of a few in the surrounding area you will defiantly want to check off your list this summer! Download our handy checklist and start exploring, be sure to share photos of your adventures and show off your list along the way. Take a break from the hustle and bustle and reconnect with nature!
What does it actually mean to be a “Net Zero Community”? The idea is simple enough, produce the same amount of energy that you actually use. Those are the building standards of the future, and it’s been proven that Net Zero Communities will be instrumental in curbing and even reversing climate change.
Buying food in bulk is not only a great way to save money, it’s a great way to reduce packaging and waste as well as save you trips to the grocery store! We’ve compiled a list of tips to keep your pantry stocked and avoid some common mistakes while storing bulk food.
Love is in the air this Valentine’s Day and we have compiled a list of 4 ways to show your love to the planet!
Haven’t been able to make it to our cooking demos and want to know what it’s all about? Here is a look inside our sold-out cooking demos.
We understand the impact that small changes can have to make the world the better place. Here’s a list of 5 new things you can try this year to spark creativity and introduce sustainability into your everyday life!
This sun has been shining for nearly 5 billion years. It can dry your clothes, brighten your mood, and is responsible for sustaining all life on the planet. As if that’s not impressive enough, the sun is also the most cost-effective renewable energy source available.