#MeatlessMondays

 

Creative Vegetarian Meal Prep Guide | Brewing Happiness   Let's be real: no one person is responsible for the climate crisis. Just like no one person is going to solve it. Climate change and global warming are the result of decades of accumulated decisions by people with a lot more power than any of us. So please, do not feel guilty for driving a car, taking a flight, or eating a hamburger.

With that said, individuals acting together can spark change and drive momentum for social movements. The environmental impacts of the meat and dairy industries, as they stand (large-scale industrial agriculture using chemical fertilizers, growth hormones and antibiotics), are well documented. Moving to more plant-based options can only help to mitigate these impacts (even if it's only a tiny bit), and will also be more effective at reducing your footprint than trading in your car, or cancelling your overseas vacation. Not only can including plant-based meal choices improve your ecological footprint, but they are often reeeeally good for your overall health. 

That's why Our Place Initiative has launched #MeatlessMonday.

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Our Place COVID Health Resources

Health and wellness logo trends - 99designs During these trying times, we're all dealing with changes to our normal routines and ways of connecting. To help you connect in new ways, we’d like to share some resources for moving and expressing yourself. We look forward to providing these kinds of activities at local parks and community centers once we are all able to connect in person...

 

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Enjoying Nature in the Dark at OPI Earth Hour Walk

Earth-Hour.jpgSaturday, March 25th, Our Place Initiative celebrated Earth Hour 2017 with an amazing group of Etobicoke residents at Centennial Park. We were blessed with relatively clear skies, a wonderful turnout, and had a great walk up to the top of Centennial Hill. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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OPI and Park People Movie Night Brings Family FUN


Anticipation, fun and excitement are the best ways to describe our first successful movie in the park event at Centennial Park. There was live music, games, prizes and to top it off, the Lego Movie! Everywhere you looked, there were smiling families and new friends being made.

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Butterfly Festival

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 OPI'sPI's annual butterfly has turned out to be one of our most          popular events! On May 29 we had almost 400 people come out to LUSH for a day of family FUN and to pick up some Milkweed - the only plant the Monarch Butterfly lays its eggs on.  

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