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

10 Fun, Eco-Friendly Findings About Canada

  It’s almost Canada Day! And it only seems appropriate that we review some of the best things about our beloved country. Canadians (clearly) take great pride in their hockey. We’re some of the friendliest people on the planet (this, according to most reports, but hey, we’re slightly biased!). We boast affordable healthcare and we’re…

Stephanie Evans

A Nice Day for a Green Wedding: Simple Steps for an Eco-Friendly Spring Wedding

If you’re one of the many brides or grooms planning a wedding this spring, you’re probably facing an endless stream of appointments, to-do lists and budgets to follow. Fortunately, keeping your wedding’s carbon footprint small is a much easier task than putting together seating charts or keeping the best man away from the bar before…

Mike Strayer

Top Six Cities to Find Green Rooftops

What’s a green roof? It’s a roof that’s covered with plants instead of traditional roofing materials. The benefits to a green roof are many. They: Improve air quality Conserve energy Minimize the urban heat island effect Efficiently uses rain water Help reduce runoff Check out these cities that are rocking the green rooftop. San Francisco…

Stephanie Evans

Going Green: A Lesson For Kids

Healthy habits start early. Cliché as it is, in the case of environmental awareness, the familiar saying rings true! Do you live a green lifestyle? Teaching your kids about living green can help encourage future green efforts for generations to come. The earlier you teach your children good “going green” habits, the more likely it…