Past Headlines

Global News: “Ontario town on its way to becoming Canada’s first carbon-neutral community.”

Watch the news article here. Article: “How the village of Eden Mills is approaching complete carbon neutrality”

Read the article by Anam Khan here.

Maclean’s Article: “This Ontario town is trying to be Canada’s first carbon-neutral community”

Alireza Naraghi writes “The tiny village of Eden Mills is closing in on its goal, proving what collective action can achieve.” See more here.

Eden Mills Hall reaches 90% carbon neutrality.

Wellington Advertiser article by Jaime Myslik, November 15, 2018.  See the full article here.

Eden Mills Celebrates the Making of its “Carbon Neutral” Heritage Community Hall – November 18th 2018

The Eden Mills Community Club is proud to announce that the 100-year-old Community Hall, the heart of the village, has been retrofitted to carbon neutrality! On Sunday, November 18, 2018, this remarkable achievement will be celebrated at the Hall. The Eden Mills Community Hall may be the first heritage building in Canada to be carbon neutral.

The celebration, The Little Village That Could, includes the hour-long presentation about the carbon neutral project. This will be followed by a full country supper and crowned with a performance by two of Canada’s stellar performers in Mary Lou Fallis and Peter Tiefenbach LIVE!…More or Less. Soprano and pianist, these skilled artists are known for their hilarious takes on music from Broadway to the classics.

5 pm – 6 pm – FREE Presentation: Eden Mills Going Carbon Neutral and Energy Retrofit of Heritage Community Hall

6:30 pm – Harvest Supper and Performance: Mary Lou Fallis and Peter Tiefenbach LIVE!…More or Less $25/adults $15/students

Tickets on-line: Information: 519-853-1896

Please see the media release for more detail.

Eden Mills featured on national Radio Canada broadcast.

On the weekend of the Eden Mills Writers’ Festival Radio Canada’s Chantal Srivastava came to learn about Eden Mills. She was first intrigued to visit Ontario’s only Green Party MPP in Guelph, Mike Schreiner, but as she did her research she was encouraged to drive the few kilometres east to Eden Mills to hear more about our Going Carbon Neutral project in the happy context of the Writers’ Festival. Read more about it here.

Eden Mills Earth Day, April 21, 2018 – Report on the Day’s Celebrations.

How did we celebrate Earth Day in 2018?  Take a look at the newsletter!

Eden Mills celebrates 10th Anniversary Earth Day – Saturday, April 21, 2018!

Please see the newsletter for details.

Research Matters, University of Guelph: Fourth-year course builds partnerships between students and communities

When the village of Eden Mills wanted to go carbon neutral, the community members approached environmental scientists at the nearby University of Guelph for help – read more here.

Celebrating Eden Mills Going Carbon Neutral 10th Anniversary: Community Hall to be Carbon Neutral in 2018!

Eden Mills Community Hall is effectively carbon neutral! Please see the full report.

Earth Day 2017 Report

Read all about it! Enjoy the memories in photos! Please see the newsletter.