Sustainable Merrickville-Wolford


WE ARE CITIZENS OF MERRICKVILLE-WOLFORD AND AREA WORKING TOGETHER TO CONTRIBUTE TO A SUSTAINABLE, SOCIALLY JUST, LOW-CARBON FUTURE.

What's Happening

  • The Merrickville Seed Library is now open - pick up free seeds for your garden or drop off donations learn more
  • Ready to start planting? Why not join the grow-a-row movement and share your harvest. Our Plant a Garden page has lots of tips to help you get your summer project off the ground.
  • Looking for local producers or a CSA? Check out our updated list of farms on our Buy Local page.
  • Looking for connections? Sustainable Merrickville-Wolford is among several local environmental groups that recently joined David Suzuki Foundation’s Future Ground Network.
  • Coming soon: Watch for the first episode of our new podcast series, Habitable Planet, which will be released sometime this summer.

Want to learn more? Subscribe to our email list, contact us at info@sustainableMW.org or check out our Facebook page for the latest information.

In the News

  • We were very disappointed in the response to our petition asking Merrickville-Wolford Council to expand municipal recycling services and will continue to advocate for meaningful change.
  • For the latest national and international news, check out The Energy Mix - a great source of articles on climate change, energy, and carbon-free futures.


Read More About Us

Join the conversation

Our meetings have shifted to ZOOM, from 7:00 pm to 8:15 pm on the 2nd Wednesday of each month. Everyone is welcome to join us! A short agenda will be distributed before each meeting.

Events

You can make a difference

  • Aim for Zero Waste

    Simple steps to help conserve our natural resources and reduce pollution.

  • Plant a Garden

    Tips and support for planting and preserving your own vegetables.

  • Buy Local

    A list of farms and other helpful links to help you discover local food sources.

  • Green Building & Renovating

    How we build today has huge environmental impacts on how we thrive or survive tomorrow.

Current Initiatives & Projects

Repair

Repair Cafe

Got something in need of repair? We feature a series of workshops guided by skilled fixer-uppers to help you!

Connecting with Local Farmers

Looking for ways to contribute to food security and support local farms? Join in the discussion and share your ideas!

grass

Greening your Lawn

Longing for a beautiful yard? Discover some amazing alternatives to a traditional lawn by thinking outside the turf.

Advocating for Change

Want to make your voice heard? Join us in encouraging and supporting our municipal leaders to create a local climate action plan.