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What’s On My Mind: Rob’s Weekly Newsletter

November 23rd, 2015 by

  Hi everyone, Rob here with a quick update. Through our activities with Verge & our consulting company, Adaptive Habitat,  we are continually immersed in exciting projects & opportunities and I find myself coming across all sorts of neat resources, … Continue reading

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Investing like an Ecosystem: On Solar Heating

November 6th, 2015 by

In one of my past blog posts, Investing Like An Ecosystem, I wrote about strategies that promote resilience and anti-fragility. One of the key areas of investment involved asking yourself one question: Can you wear it? Now this doesn’t just … Continue reading

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Meet Verge Grad Rebecca Smith: We Feed the Planet

October 14th, 2015 by

Verge Grad Profile Rebecca (b) Smith, Canadian delegate for Terra Madre Giovani (We Feed the Planet) Graduated Spring 2015 B’s Story Coming from a university background in ethnobotany (the study of traditional uses of plants), Rebecca has years of experience … Continue reading

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Emerald Foundation Award Winner 2015

September 21st, 2015 by

It’s a few months late in coming, but we’re delighted to announce that Verge Permaculture was selected for the 24th Annual Emerald Foundation Award for demonstrating “a significant ongoing commitment to the environment and social responsibility.” “The Emerald Foundation Awards … Continue reading

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Thermal Mass & Energy Efficiency: How Much is Enough?

September 21st, 2015 by

by guest author, Ashley Lubyk Thermal Mass Defined When it comes to building an energy efficient home the discussion often rests on how much insulation should be in the walls, in the ceiling, under the slab, etc. But as I’ve … Continue reading

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