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Meet Our New Executive Director, Raygan Solotki!

Giving a warm welcome to our new Executive Director, Raygan Solotki! Born on Vancouver Island in the Cowichan Valley, Ray grew up on a small farm where her family raised sheep and ducks, and harvested all of their own vegetables to sustain their family of four. Together, they hunted and fished, learning a lot about […]
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Green Iglu Co-Founder Receives Clean50 Emerging Leader Award

Our very own Founder and Executive Director, Stefany Nieto, has won a 2021 Canada’s Clean50 — Emerging Leader award. Improving the health and wellbeing of thousands of Canadians living in remote communities, Stefany Nieto founded Green Iglu: a social venture strengthening food security by equipping communities with training and greenhouse infrastructure. This summer, Green Iglu will be […]
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Making Another LEAP

Green Iglu is very excited to be partnering with the LEAP Pecaut Centre for Social Impact once again as part of their Healthy Futures accelerator. Green Iglu first partnered with LEAP as part of the Google Impact Challenge in 2017. At the time, we were a very young organization composed of student volunteers and recent […]
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October 2020 News

Dear Green Iglu supporters, 2020 has been a whirlwind, to say the least, it seems the world has been turned upside down. Disruptions can be felt in every industry and in every life as rapid change forges unexpected futures. With constant change comes growth, and that’s exactly what has been happening within Green Iglu. In […]
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Green Iglu Expands to Listuguj

Green Iglu has officially partnered with the community of Listuguj to install two brand new Growing Domes. Listuguj is located in Gespe’gewa’gi (“The Last Land”), the seventh and largest district of Mi’gma’gi and the traditional territory of the Mi’gmaq and Listugujewaq. It includes what is now known as the Gaspé Peninsula, parts of mainland Québec […]
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Farewell Message from Ben Canning

Where to even begin. To speak candidly the time has come for me to move on from Green Iglu. Green Iglu staff, friends, supporters, advocates, all of you have made my time here the most amazing experience of my life. Life changes and so must we! Honestly, it still doesn’t feel real. As I have […]
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