Media Coverage

How the village of Eden Mills is approaching complete carbon neutrality
Anam Khan
August 22, 2019

This Ontario town is trying to be Canada’s first carbon-neutral community

Alireza Naraghi
July 23, 2019

Eden Mills Hall reaches 90% carbon neutrality

The Wellington Advertiser
Jaime Myslik
November 15, 2018

Le virage vert de la communauté ontarienne d’Eden Mills

Radio-Canada: Désautels le dimanche
Chantal Srivastava
October 5, 2018

Fourth-year course builds partnerships between students and communities

Research Matters, University of Guelph
Yvonne Robertson
January 19, 2018

Eden Mills and Ashton Hayes featured on Global News

Jeff Semple, Global News
November 22, 2016

English Village Becomes Climate Leader by Quietly Cleaning Up Its Own Patch

Tatiana Schlossberg, New York Times
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August 21, 2016

Screening of Documentary Inhabit – Interview with Glenn Little

Anthony Luongo, Milton Cogeco
February 13, 2016

Eden Mills – Back to the Garden

Steve Cook
November 28, 2015

Bullfrog Power report on Eden Mills Going Carbon Neutral

The Bullfrog Buzz
September, 2015

Charles Simon’s article on “It Takes A Village”

Membership guide of the Ontario Association of Architects
February, 2015

Charles Simon Interview

June, 2014

Eden Mills celebrates 6th anniversary of village going carbon neutral

The Wellington Advertiser
December 13, 2013

Eden Mills Writers’ Festival marks 25th anniversary

by Mike Robinson
The Wellington Advertiser
September 20, 2013

Tom Rand brings carbon neutral message

The Wellington Advertiser
February 8, 2013

Club receives $15,000 grant for upgrades

The Wellington Advertiser
January 4, 2013

Local engineer honoured by university, peers

By Chris Daponte
The Wellington Advertiser
December 9, 2011

Eden Mills really is going carbon neutral

By Phil Gravelle
Erin Insight (As published in the Erin Advocate)
November 30, 2011

Eden Mills Writers’ Festival Sets a Green Example! [link no longer available]

By Jason Spence
Quill & Quire
July 28, 2011

Veggies and sense of community growing in Eden Mills

By Chris Seto
The Guelph Mercury
July 9, 2011

“Eden Mills Going Carbon Neutral” inspires Toronto initiative

By Carlos Osorio
The Toronto Star
June 13, 2011

“The Perfect Saturday” [link no longer available]

Article by Alex MacEachern, p. 9
One Thousand Trees
April, 2011

New “Missing Link” Trail to Connect Communities of Rockwood, Eden Mills

By Chris Daponte
The Wellington Advertiser
January 12, 2011

United Nations Recognizes Green Legacy Program

By Mike Robinson
The Wellington Advertiser
December 1, 2010

Eden Mills welcomes book lovers…

By Jon Fear
Guelph Mercury
September 17, 2010

New carbon neutral handbook to be launched at Writers’ Festival…

The Wellington Advertiser
September 17, 2010

New handbook shows how village going carbon-neutral…

Guelph Tribune
September 16, 2010

Books are nothing new at the Eden Mills Writers’ Festival. But this weekend’s literary event will include the launch of a homegrown publication about the village’s carbon-neutral project …

The University of Guelph
September 14, 2010

Wellington County honoured Rockwood Centennial Public School with its first ever Green Legacy Gold School Award…

By Rebecca Ring
The New Tanner
April 30, 2009

The Eden Mills Community Hall was packed earlier this month as the village celebrated its first year of Going Carbon Neutral…

By Rebecca Ring
The New Tanner
December 1, 2008

Eden Mills gone carbon neutral Small community plans to be first in North America… [link no longer available]

By Vaniglia Baily
The Ontarion
November 6, 2008

Straw bale eco-home going up in Eden Mills…

By Rebecca Ring
The New Tanner
October 23, 2008

Board builds on green reputation – Upper Grand District School Board reveals new environmental classroom project…

By Charlotte Prong Parkhill
The Guelph Mercury
October 22, 2008

New Eden Mills residents, Ruth and Tom Bowes, building straw bale house…

By Connie Adair
REM OnLine News Magazine Real Estate Canada
July 7, 2008

The quest of the people of Eden Mills, Ontario to become the first carbon neutral community on the continent… [link no longer available]

Producer: Marijka Hurko
Kelly Crowe Reporting
CBC – The National
March 11, 2008

Mayor White and Eden Mills group featured at ROMA convention…

By Rebecca Ring
The New Tanner
March 6, 2008

Eden Mills on a mission – Community poised to take next step toward becoming carbon-neutral…

By Stephanie MacLellan
Guelph Mercury
January 23, 2008

Eden Mills enlists U of G help in bid to become first carbon-neutral village in North America…

By Andrew Vowles
at Guelph
December 5, 2007

Eden Mills Carbon Neutral Project mentioned in House of Commons…

By Michael Chong, MP Wellington Halton-Hills
Official Report – House of Commons (Hansard)
November 21, 2007

Eden Mills Carbon Neutral Project launched…

By Rebecca Ring
The New Tanner
November 15, 2007

Eden Mills group leading way towards carbon neutral village…

By Chris Daponte
The Wellington Advertiser
October 11, 2007

Eden Mills proposes to go carbon neutral: A Canada first…

By Rebecca Ring
The New Tanner
October 11, 2007

Shelagh Rogers interview with Charles Simon…

Sounds Like Canada, CBC Radio
October 9, 2007

Eden Mills contemplates a heavenly future…

By Cameron Smith
Toronto Star, October 6, 2007
at Guelph, December 5, 2007

Eden Mills group officially launches Carbon Neutral project…

By Chris Daponte
The Wellington Advertiser, November 16, 2007