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Countdown to the Windfall Harvest Festival

Sunday, September 24th from 11am-5pm

Sheppard's Bush Conservation Area

Only three days until we celebrate Ontario's food, land and people together right here in Sheppard's Bush. This free family outdoor event includes cooking demos, First Nations performances, kids activities, workshops, food vendors and more. Connect with the great outdoors and what our community has to offer.

Festival lineup and details

The Windfall Centre team is growing

Introducing the new intrepid staff members

image of new staff at Windfall

This month Windfall Centre welcomes (from left to right) Jacqueline Tung as the Events and Communications Coordinator, Kirthan Sathananthan as the Marketing and Member Services Coordinator for ClimateWise Business Network and Alanna Sheehan as the Energy Efficiency Specialist.

Prepare your home for winter with an energy audit

Save money and energy while staying warm and cozy

With the weather getting colder, now is the perfect time to have a Windfall Home Energy Audit with one of our Registered Energy Advisors. Learn how you can make your home more comfortable and energy efficient this winter, as well as what rebates and incentive are available in your area.

Learn more here

Green Energy Doors Open at Windfall Centre

Learn about local sustainability initiatives

Sunday, September 24th, 2017

Visit Windfall Ecology Centre during Green Energy Doors Open and Windfall Harvest Festival to get a first-hand look at the application of solar energy, rain barrels, sustainable transportation, and wood gasification boiler.

Green Energy Doors Open events

Electric school buses are coming to Ontario

$8 million to be invested in the Electric School Bus Pilot Program

Your kids may be hopping on and off of electric school buses this school year. The program is part of Ontario's Climate Change Action Plan and scheduled to run from December 1st, 2017 to June 30th, 2018. School bus operators that provide service in Ontario can apply for funding.

Read article here

Ontario launches the Green Ontario Fund

New fund will help people save money and fight climate change

The Green Ontario Fund - a new not-for-profit provincial agency ​- will deliver programs and rebates to help reduce energy costs in homes and businesses. Windfall Centre is a delivery agent for a number of these programs within the Greater Toronto Area, York Region and Durham Region.

For more information about the programs that Windfall Centre delivers, please visit our Energy Page.

Learn about the Green Ontario Fund

Power Boost Menu launched at local rec centres

Pilot project offers fresh and healthy options

Healthy Kids and the Town of Aurora have partnered to pilot the Power Boost Menu that gives families access to more vegetables and fruit as part of their meals and snacks. The menu is available from August until the end of October.

Read article here

Healthy Kids #spotthecarrot summer photo contest

Win a 2-month Local Food Box prize

Spot Healthy Kids and Carrot at Aurora events all through summer

Spot the Carrot Contest

To enter, take a photo with Carrot, post it on Facebook or Twitter with #spotthecarrot and tag us @fitkidsaurora. Follow us to find out where Carrot will appear next. Happy snacking and snapping!

Contest poster and details

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New incentives for home energy upgrades

Electrically heated homes are eligible for an additional $4,000

Qualified home owners can now earn up to $6,355 in incentives for making eligible energy efficiency improvements to their homes through the Enbridge Home Energy Conservation Program. Additional incentives are now available for electrically heated homes.

Learn more: Windfall Home Energy Solutions