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What do YOU do to make Charlottetown a great place to live? What do your neighbours, local businesses and organizations do to contribute to a healthy, vibrant and more sustainable City?

Tell us about it! We want to hear your story and celebrate all the things that make Charlottetown a great place to live. To share your story, CLICK HERE to email a profile picture and brief (150 word) description of your project.

  • Upcycling!


    The Holland College Green Machine salutes Gweneth-Branch Rice for being a model of sustainability. Gweneth runs the Fundamental Arts program at Holland College. She lives in Charlottetown and bikes or walks to work every day.

    In her spare time she loves to repurpose things...Check out her Bicycle basket made from old window blinds and her briefcase/endtable.

  • Shannon Courtney & Shannon Mader


    Shannon Courtney and Shannon Mader are co-coordinators of M.E.A.L (Meet, Eat and Learn). The MEAL team represents a group of passionate eaters that believe the responsibility for developing a sustainable, local food system in PEI rests not just with food producers, but also with all eaters.

    In 2011, the team organized and hosted two MEALS. Each MEAL was hosted at the Farm Centre, open to the public and free of charge. Guests were treated to delectable samples of food donated by generous Island producers and prepared by Island chefs. The evening also featured presentations by food folk and opportunities for everyone to mingle. The response to both MEALS was extremely positive and the MEAL team looks forward to dishing up more events in the near future.

    For more information about MEAL, visit their website www.meeteatandlearn.wordpress.com


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