Ecology Action Centre’s gift-givers

Conscientious consumption: We asked the most sustainably sensitive among us, those who work at the EAC, what they’d recommend for gifts this holiday season.

We asked the greenest elves, those who work at the Ecology Action Centre, what they'd recommend for gifts this holiday season.

Conscientious consumption continued

Jennifer West's tips:

ICC cooking classes: Offered throughout the year, cost is $115 for four lessons. 453-5327 or | Oceanstone Inn and Cottages* in Peggys Cove, 823-2160, | Irwin Lake Chalets in Old Barns, 895-2663, | Hatfield Farms in Hammonds Plains: A 30-minute, sleigh ride costs $65 during the daytime, or $90 for an evening ride. 835-5676 or

Janet Barlow's tips:

Remedy Spa, 1546 Granville Street, 425-7586, Prices and sumptuous packages vary in price. | That Dutchman's Cheese, Farmstead Gouda, and the famous Dragon's Breath blue cheese, vary in price.

Jenn McGowan's tips:

Bike Again, 2786 Agricola Street. Refurbished bikes and DIY repair shop. Prices for bikes vary depending on income/effort. Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:30pm to 9pm, every first and third Tuesday is for women and trans identified folk, 6pm-8pm. | Freewheeling Adventures in Hubbards, 800-672-0775, Prices vary on adventure packages to exotic destinations.

Shannon Arnold's tips:

Off The Hook, Atlantic Canada's first Community Supported Fishery, will offer holiday lobster on December 24, 11am-1pm and December 30, 11am-1pm, in the courtyard at the Halifax Historic Farmers' Market (Brewery Market, 1496 Lower Water Street, 423-2279). You must order in advance at | The Coastal Cafe, 2731 Robie Street, 405-4022, | FRED. beauty food art, 2606 Agricola Street, 455-9438, | Mary's Place, 2752 Robie Street, 454-2558

Marla MacLeod's tips:

J.W. Doull, 1684 Barrington Street, 429-1652; The Jade W, 5233 Prince Street, 423-5233 and Back Pages, 1526 Queen Street, 423-4750. | The Impossible Pie in Halifax. Mostly local, mostly organic, all delicious, prepared foods delivered to your door. Share prices vary on dietary preference.

The dates for the Off The Hook holiday lobster as initially provided were incorrect. The correct information has been added above. The Coast regrets the error.

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