This course introduces ways of examining a problem in the context of a larger focus that reveals connections to the situation that must be considered if the solution is to be sustainable, so that problems do not recur but stay solved. Read more...
Growing Food 2 - Advanced Practices
Here we will focus on replenishing and rebalancing soil nutrients with the goal of growing not just food, but complete nutrition for ourselves and our animals. Finally we will explore the rapidly growing field of quantum agriculture. Read more...
Living Green Infrastructure
In this course addressed at planners, policy makers and developers we introduce and discuss the complexity and simplicity of integrated natural solutions - low impact development (LID) and living green infrastructure (GI). Read more...
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We are so thrilled to announce that Gaia College is the recipient of the prestigious 2014 B.C. Real Estate Foundation Private Sector Land Award for our work in teaching sustainable land care!
The Land Awards recognize initiatives that demonstrate leadership, innovation, and collaboration in sustainable land use in British Columbia. The awards celebrate and honour the non-profit organizations, private companies, and government bodies behind the initiatives...as well as highlighting the dynamic, forward-thinking people who make it all happen—leaders in creating more resilient, healthy communities and natural environments, and making BC a great place to live.
It is a great honor to find ourselves in the distinguished company of so many amazing people, all focused on sustainable and environmentally sound land use. Here is a short video about us, in support of our nomination:
Economic Action Plan 2013 announces that the Government will transform skills training in Canada through the introduction of the Canada Job Grant, as part of the renewal of the Labour Market Agreements in 2014-15. Upon full implementation of the Canada Job Grant, nearly 130,000 Canadians each year are expected to have access to the training they need to fill available jobs. The Government will also renegotiate the Labour Market Development Agreements to reorient training toward labour market demand.
Employers have until January 31, 2014 to apply for Student Summer Job funding
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