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Peter Sanagan

Like Sex in the City, but with meat: Toronto's gourmet healthy butcher scene

Toronto is quickly becoming known as a city with a soft spot for meat. The local butcher shop is becoming more popular by the day, offering organic and local options to savvy clientele who are mindful of where their next meal comes from.

69 Vintage Collective

Living for the vintage city: Upcycling Bloorcourt and Queen West

Kealan Sullivan spends a lot of time at the local dry cleaners. You could say it's the boardroom of her 69 Vintage Collective empire, where between giant loads of new-old clothes, she's leading Toronto's vintage scene in new directions.

Ashley Taylor of U of T's Sustainability Office

Towards a sustainable University of Toronto campus

A new array of solar panels on the roof of U of T's Athletic Centre marks the beginning of a new era for sustainable development on campus where the University has started to engage its undergraduates in designing and implementing their own projects through the Sustainability Office.

Real Food Real Kids

Real Food for Real Kids: encouraging children to crave health

When a young couple sent their child to daycare with his own nutritious and tasty lunches, they didn't know that a few years later they'd be feeding thousands and changing the attitudes of kids, parents and teachers toward the food they eat daily.

Eric Kamphof of Curbside Cycle

A bike for Toronto: a Q&A with Curbside's Eric Kamphof

Frustrated by the problems and oversight in the bicycle market, an Annex bike store manager designed a bicycle specifically for Toronto's geography and climate, realized he'd found a niche need, and started manufacturing and selling the two-wheeler across North America.

Anthony Aarts & Tom Rand

Planet Traveller digs its way into a low carbon economy

A mile of pipe zig-zags under College Street in order to transfer heat from the Earth into the rooms of "the greenest hotel in North America." For general contractor Anthony Aarts, an innovative project like this is the build of a lifetime.

The Morgan brothers

The Brothers Morgan moment in the sun

Morgan Solar is a family business that plans to revolutionize the solar energy industry. Is 2010 the year they make good on that promise?

Fair Trade Jewellery Co

Locally made and fairly traded.

A Q&A and photo tour of the Fair Trade Jewellery Company where faith, integrity and a family legacy are the forces behind this local ethical business.

Lubo Designs

Q&A with Lubo Brezina: Breathing new life into old growth

Furniture-maker Lubo Brezina is busy turning other people's junk into functional art and furniture on Dundas West.

Live Green Community Animators

The Green Dream Team

Toronto's posse of community animators inject strategy and know-how into the ambitions of eco-activists. The City of Toronto's new $10-million, five-year Live Green Community Animators Program hopes to facilitate information and resource sharing.
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