Events: economy

Upcoming events

    • Tue, November 22, 2016
    • Tue, November 28, 2017
    • 7 sessions
    • NSCC Lunenburg Campus, Room C112A


    The Bridgewater Energy Partnership is a learning and action program for local businesses and organizations that encourages innovate energy solutions and increases the collective knowledge of energy sustainability. The Partners help lead our community’s planning and action for energy sustainability by exploring various challenges and opportunities such as emerging energy technologies, affordability, environmental and health impacts, shared service delivery and much more. Partners learn about these issues and how to address them through bi‐monthly workshops. Partners also help the community choose and lead actions that provide an immediate benefit, and are working to shape initiatives and policies that will create Bridgewater’s local energy economy.


    Joining the Partnership

    There is no cost to join the Energy Partnership, other than your business or organization’s commitment toward attending events and being engaged in the process. Membership is open to any business, organization, or community group in Bridgewater and area. 


    Benefits for Partners include:

    • Transferrable training and experience in energy sustainability that can be used to reduce energy consumption, reduce costs, and achieve associated benefits (eg. energy security, green reputation)
    • Facilitated and networked connections with other committed organizations
    • Learn and practice leadership skills like presentation, facilitation, and event management
    • Shape the future of the community in a way that matches your capacity
    • Public promotion of your involvement through press releases and online tools

    To see the current list of Energy Partners, and to learn more about the program, please visit the Energize Bridgewater website

    • Fri, October 27, 2017
    • 12:00 PM
    • Sat, October 28, 2017
    • 4:00 PM
    • 564 Glen Allan Dr, Bridgewater (Bridgewater Baptist Church)



    Click here to learn more about this event

Past events

Tue, June 13, 2017 Affordable Energy to Power Our Homes, Transportation, and Fight Poverty: How Bridgewater Can Benefit by Investing in Energy
Fri, May 26, 2017 Mashup Weekend: Energy Edition
Wed, April 26, 2017 Wind Turbines or Solar Panels: Exploring Energy Opportunities for Bridgewater
Fri, October 21, 2016 Our Changing Energy Economy: A discussion with local businesses
Fri, October 21, 2016 Community Workshop: Affordable, Efficient, Renewable Energy for Bridgewater
Fri, April 29, 2016 Buy Local? Invest local!
Wed, April 20, 2016 The Future is Blue: Inspirations and Insights about Water
Sun, April 10, 2016 The Future is Blue: Photography Exhibit
Wed, February 24, 2016 "Living with Less" Public Lecture
Sat, February 20, 2016 10th Annual Seedy Saturday
Thu, February 04, 2016 NOW Lunenburg County Community Event
Tue, January 26, 2016 Solar Shelter Design Course
Sun, December 06, 2015 Bridgewater Farmers' Market Christmas Markets
Wed, December 02, 2015 CSN Members Meeting + Film Screening: The Wisdom to Survive
Sat, November 28, 2015 Hubbards Farmers' Market Christmas Markets
Sat, October 17, 2015 Harvest Jam: Kitchen Party Benefit Concert
Fri, October 16, 2015 Spirited Away in Lunenburg
Tue, September 29, 2015 Candidates Forum on Democracy, Women's Issues, Youth Issues and the Environment
Wed, September 23, 2015 Special Film Screening: Just Eat It
Sun, September 20, 2015 Open Farm Day
Sun, August 23, 2015 Growing Green Festival: Up!Skilling Expo
Sat, August 22, 2015 Growing Green Festival: Bridgewater Street Fair
Fri, August 21, 2015 Growing Green Festival: Film Night
Fri, August 21, 2015 Growing Green Festival: Crave Local: a Taste of Home
Sat, July 04, 2015 Hubbards Barn and Community Park Food Truck Rally
Fri, June 05, 2015 Mushroom Culture Workshop
Wed, May 20, 2015 CSN Members Meeting: Local Prosperity Conference Discussion
Wed, April 22, 2015 Seed Starting Workshop
Sat, April 11, 2015 Climate Change March
Thu, April 09, 2015 Local Prosperity - New Economics for Rural Canada
Sat, March 28, 2015 Learn to Build Nature Trails
Sat, March 28, 2015 Agriculture Day
Sat, March 07, 2015 Starting Seeds
Wed, March 04, 2015 Sustainable Landscape Design #2
Sat, February 28, 2015 Learn to Build Nature Trails
Sat, February 21, 2015 9th Annual Seedy Saturday Event
Tue, February 17, 2015 My Year of Buying Nothing + CSN Members Meeting
Tue, January 27, 2015 Solar Shelter Design Course
Sat, January 10, 2015 Sustainable Landscape Design Workshop 2nd run 2015
Wed, January 07, 2015 Sustainable Landscape Design Workshop
Wed, December 10, 2014 Cheese making workshop - learn to make your own chevre for the holidays!
Fri, November 28, 2014 Film Screening: 'The Wisdom to Survive - Climate Change, Capitalism & Community'
Tue, November 18, 2014 Sustainable Businesses & Local Economy + CSN Members Meeting
Sat, November 15, 2014 "Clean Water - Protecting Your Watershed" Symposium and Trade Show
Fri, November 07, 2014 MTRI's Third Annual Conservation Science Meeting
Sun, November 02, 2014 Film Screening: The Wisdom to Survive: Climate Change, Capitalism and Community
Thu, October 23, 2014 Solar Shelter Design Course
Fri, October 03, 2014 HAND CRAFTED - fairly traded textiles for Christmas giving & more
Sun, September 21, 2014 Open Farm Day
Sat, September 20, 2014 Film Screening: Climate Change in Atlantic Canada
Sun, August 24, 2014 Growing Green Festival - Lunenburg County Sustainability Tour
Sat, August 23, 2014 Growing Green Festival - Bridgewater Street Fair and Food Truck Rally
Thu, August 21, 2014 Growing Green Festival - Close to Home Dinner
Sat, July 19, 2014 Hodge Podge Community Garden Open House
Tue, July 15, 2014 Home Energy Renovations + CSN Members Meeting
Sun, July 06, 2014 Cheese making class!
Sun, June 29, 2014 Permaculture Design Course (PDC)
Tue, June 24, 2014 Transition Film Screening and Discussion
Mon, June 02, 2014 Reclaiming the Commons for the Common Good: An Evening with Author Heather Menzies
Thu, May 29, 2014 Consultation Session to Plan Nova Scotia’s Electricity Future
Tue, May 27, 2014 First Mahone Bay Area Farmers Market of 2014
Mon, May 26, 2014 Local Food Team Meeting
Tue, May 20, 2014 Taking Action on Climate Change + CSN Members Meeting
Sun, May 04, 2014 Cheese making class!
Sat, May 03, 2014 Edible Landscaping Workshop
Sun, April 13, 2014 Cheese making classes
Sat, April 05, 2014 South Shore Sustainability Expo & Forum 2014
Fri, April 04, 2014 Local Food Team Meeting
Sun, March 30, 2014 Cheese making classes
Fri, March 28, 2014 PowerShift Atlantic
Fri, March 21, 2014 A Conversation about Water Stewardship
Thu, March 20, 2014 Local Food Team Meeting
Sun, March 16, 2014 Canada Water Week Photo Exhibit
Fri, February 21, 2014 Documentary "Occupy Love: Revolution of the Heart"
Thu, February 20, 2014 Local Food Team Meeting
Tue, February 18, 2014 Whynotts Community Wind Farm Open House
Thu, February 06, 2014 Community-Based Renewable Energy
Thu, January 30, 2014 Freedom in the Anthropocene Era
Wed, January 29, 2014 Bridgewater Planning Review Open House
Tue, January 28, 2014 Solar Shelter Design Course
Thu, January 23, 2014 FarmWorks Offers Funding For Food Producers
Tue, January 21, 2014 Sustainable Households On & Off the Grid + CSN Members Meeting
Sat, January 18, 2014 Training For Transition Workshop
Sat, January 11, 2014 The Georgetown Conference - Second Community Meeting
Fri, November 29, 2013 Fair Trade Christmas Gift Show - Mahone Bay
Mon, November 25, 2013 The Georgetown Conference - Public Talk
Sat, November 16, 2013 National Day: United Stand for Climate Justice
Wed, November 06, 2013 Film Screening: Watermark (2013)
Thu, October 24, 2013 Solar Shelter Design Course
Tue, October 15, 2013 Citizenship in a Changing Climate + CSN Members Meeting
Sat, October 05, 2013 TAMAMCHAT Natural Textiles' Fair Trade Gift Show
Sun, September 22, 2013 IncrEDIBLE Community Picnic - Blockhouse School Project
Sat, September 21, 2013 IncrEDIBLE Community Picnic - Caledonia Exhibition
Tue, September 17, 2013 Special Film Screening: Feast or Famine
Sun, September 15, 2013 Open Farm Day
Tue, August 13, 2013 Growing Green Sustainability Festival
Sat, July 20, 2013 Hodge Podge Community Garden Open House
Tue, July 16, 2013 Economics of Local Food + CSN Members Meeting
Sat, May 25, 2013 Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) Course
Thu, April 18, 2013 Solar Shelter Design Course
Sat, April 06, 2013 South Shore Sustainability Expo 2013
Sat, March 09, 2013 Emergency Preparedness for the Suburban Home--Affordable Ideas for Redundancy and Resilience
Wed, March 06, 2013 One Nova Scotia: Shaping Our New Economy Together
Mon, February 25, 2013 FarmWorks Information Session
Sat, February 23, 2013 7th Annual Seedy Saturday 2013
Tue, February 19, 2013 SkillsonlineNS Orientation and Networking Lunch
Sun, February 17, 2013 Holistic Management for Farms
Thu, February 07, 2013 What in the World Is Transition?!
Tue, January 22, 2013 Sustainability Network All Member Meeting
Thu, December 06, 2012 Holiday Market at NSCC
Fri, November 30, 2012 Cafe Canada: Canadian Resources-Salvation or Sellout?
Sat, November 24, 2012 Breadmaking with Martina Groeger
Sat, November 24, 2012 TAMMACHAT Natural Textiles' Ethical Gift Show
Mon, November 12, 2012 Annual General Meeting, South Shore Social Ventures Coop (SSSVC)/The Blockhouse School Project
Fri, November 09, 2012 FarmWorks Investment Coop Gentle Dragons’ Den
Mon, October 29, 2012 Sustainable Landscape Design Course
Sat, October 27, 2012 4th Annual Stinking Rose Garlic Festival
Thu, October 25, 2012 Solar Shelter Design Course
Tue, October 16, 2012 Sustainability Network All Member Meeting
Thu, October 11, 2012 At Issue:Municipal Election Forum (Lunenburg)
Thu, October 04, 2012 At Issue:Municipal Election Forum (Bridgewater)
Sat, September 29, 2012 TAMMACHAT @ Culture Days: Celebrating Weaving Traditions
Sat, September 15, 2012 Scenario Planning Workshop
Sat, August 25, 2012 "Close to Home" - Dinner and a Movie
Sat, August 25, 2012 Lunenburg County Sustainability Tour
Sat, August 25, 2012 Growing Green! Festival 2012 - Day 2
Fri, August 24, 2012 Growing Green! Festival 2012 - Day 1
Tue, August 07, 2012 Tantallon Village Farmers Market - The Launching
Tue, July 24, 2012 Sustainability Network All Member Meeting
Sun, July 22, 2012 Growing Green Fest Volunteer All-Call
Sat, July 21, 2012 Hodge Podge Community Garden Open House
Tue, June 19, 2012 South Shore Hub Meeting #2
Thu, May 31, 2012 Eat Well, Be Well - Eating As If Your Life Depends On It
Tue, May 01, 2012 Sustainability Network All Member Meeting
Thu, April 26, 2012 The GREAT RE-SKILLING
Sat, March 31, 2012 Basketry Basics - Weaving Willow Trays and Platters
Sat, March 31, 2012 South Shore Sustainability EXPO
Sat, March 24, 2012 From the Ground Up: Workshop for Farmers
Thu, February 23, 2012 Community-Based Energy Production Gathering
Sat, February 11, 2012 6th Annual Seedy Saturday
Fri, January 27, 2012 Training for Transition
Tue, January 24, 2012 Solar Shelter Design Course
Sat, January 21, 2012 Small School Summit
Tue, January 17, 2012 Sustainability Network All Member Meeting
Sun, January 15, 2012 Film Screening: Economics of Happiness
Thu, January 12, 2012 Take Charge! Saving Money, Creating Jobs and Helping the Planet
Fri, December 02, 2011 Bridgewater Sustainability Tour
Mon, November 28, 2011 Coastal Management Strategy Public Meeting
Sat, November 26, 2011 System Change! not Climate Change Teach-In
Thu, November 24, 2011 Why Not Another Farmers Market?
Sun, October 30, 2011 Book Discussion: "Our Way Out"
Tue, October 11, 2011 Solar Shelter Design Course
Sun, September 25, 2011 Moving Planet’s Bike ‘n Hike and Great Garlic Giveaway!
Sat, July 23, 2011 Growing Green! Festival 2011

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