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Mike Strayer

50 Photos of Urban Farming That Will Make You Want to Get Back to Nature

Spring is in the air and here at Just Energy we’re loving the higher temps and sunny skies. In our excitement, we scoured Instagram for #UrbanFarming so that we could share the joy of green sprouts and downy chicks, among other springtime delights. Scroll down to learn a little bit more about urban agriculture and peep some adorably sharable photos from urban farms on Instagram.

Stephanie Evans

Fun Summer Activities to Keep Kids Learning

When the last day of school arrives, it’s safe to say both kids and parents breathe a sigh of relief. For a few months, there’s a break from early wake-up calls, struggling through carpool and staying up late to finish homework and projects.  Everyone enjoys a little more time to relax and a much-deserved respite…

Stephanie Evans

Eco-Friendly Games and Playful Activities for Little Ones

  You’re looking for some fun things to do with your kids this summer, while teaching them how to live a more sustainable lifestyle and embrace green practices. We’ve come up with a few activities perfect for keeping your entire family’s carbon footprints as small as your little one’s actual ones. Step Away From The…

Stephanie Evans

Sweet, Green Summertime: Eco-friendly Summer Activities

Sweet summertime. The phrase itself makes us smile. Warm sun, no school, happy kids, summer camp, slip ‘n slides… June through August, there are endless possibilities for fun! Below, find our top suggestions for “green” fun in the sun this coming season: Get outside! With the warm weather and sunshine comes the opportunity for a…

Stephanie Evans

Grillin’ Green: Your Eco-Friendly Summer BBQ

With Canada Day and the Fourth of July coming up, and the first official day of summer last week (June 20th), thousands of beachgoers, pool partiers and sun-lovers are breaking out the grills, brews, lemonade and BBQ gear. Planning on throwing a backyard bash? Below, find some ways to keep it as eco-friendly as possible.…