Seeds for Eco Communities is actively seeking the right piece of land to establish our first pilot community in Ontario!
In addition to looking for land for a pilot community, we are beginning to assemble various information, tools and resources required to support ecological community-based sustainable living. Check out our fact sheet on the laws and permits to consider when looking to establish an off grid home or community in Ontario.
Location: Anywhere in Ontario, approximately 1 to 4 hours driving distance from Toronto
Lot Size: 5 to 100+ acres
Potential Land Use Categories: Agricultural/Residential/Recreational/Other
Water Source: Natural spring and/or groundwater
Energy Source: Renewable low impact sources e.g., solar, small scale wind
Further details will follow as the land search progresses. We welcome ideas and discussion on potential opportunities and partnerships.
If you are interested in working in the growing field of the environment, you should consider applying for a volunteer position at Seeds for Eco Communities.
The positions involve the following types of activities:
Please e-mail our team at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to get involved, we look forward to hearing from you!
In the summer of 2019, Seeds for Eco Communities launched the sale of several environmentally conscious products to support fundraising efforts.
The following listed prices are in Canadian dollars, but do not include delivery except for Seed Mail where delivery is included in prices listed. Totals will be confirmed once orders are received and will vary based on your location and parcel weight. Please send orders to email@example.com.
If you are looking for a special way to tell someone you care, consider sending “Seed Mail!” Made from recycled materials and local pollinator seeds, these simple message bundles are a unique way to show your gratitude. Included within your delivery is a hand crafted happy mail card with your choice of either a personalized message or you can pick from one of our nifty eco friendly tips (see document below).
A pouch with seven seed infused colourful shapes are also included, complete with planting instructions. Suitable for growing in a warm North American climate, sprouting a blend of wonderful wildflowers including Bird’s Eye, Clarkia, Black Eyed Susan, Sweet Alyssum, Catchfly and Snapdragon.
Touch someone's heart while helping Mother Earth - suitable for all ages. To order, send your order form (accessed below) to firstname.lastname@example.org. You will receive a confirmation email once your order has been processed and is in the mail. Delivery by standard mail - that’s Seed Mail by Snail Mail!
These light weight reusable straws tuck away in translucent cases which can be added conveniently to your key chain, purse or backpack for easy access. The silicon straws are highly durable and an ocean friendly alternative to traditional single use plastics. They were manufactured here in North America and are available in 4 funky colours - green, orange, purple and blue.
Green up your stationary! These clicker pens are made from recycled paper and plastic materials which are also eligible to be recycled again upon their end use. A convenient clip is included to snap onto your pocket or notebook for easy access.
Avoid single use plastics on your next shopping endeavor with this convenient fold away reusable tote bag! Available in vibrant orange, making it easy to find when you are on the go. Another simple way to trim disposable plastics from your life.
Unique handmade bookmarks made from card stock this is produced using 100% clean renewable energy! This paper is manufactured here in North America, using a chlorine-free process. It is 100% recycled and is Forest Stewardship Council certified.
Catch someone’s eye by adding our logo sticker to your laptop, notebook or phone case. Use it to start a conversation on sustainable living with those who surround you.
If you are interested in receiving one of our business cards as a handy reference point to our website, social media channels and contact info, we will send you one for free. Once you are finished with the business card it can be planted in the ground. The card has Black-eyed Susan seeds imbedded and includes planting directions. These seeds have been selected because they are local to North America and are wonderful habitat for pollinating bees and butterflies.