Hi! I’m Hannah, a co-op student from Acadia University who has been working at Cabot Shores this summer! I’ve spent some time in the gardens and have learned some new sustainable gardening techniques that I thought I would share! Here at Cabot Shores we strive to adopt sustainable practices into our everyday lives and our …
Every summer here at Cabot Shores we make a point to grow our own organic produce for guests and staff to enjoy! Our volunteers have been busy getting their hands dirty so that everyone can dig in to what the garden has to offer! If you would like to experience just how delicious our homegrown …
Trees, plants, grass, animals, humans, limbs, nails, hair, relationships, personalities—these are all things that have the capacity to grow. We are always in the game of growing. Yet, there are limits to how much we grow within a finite world. This is part of the reason why climate change is such a catastrophic global issue …
Many scents are created with unnatural, man-made chemicals. As a result, many guests (and staff) are sensitive to them. These scents are found in daily items, such as personal care products and perfumes, laundry & dish soaps, dryer sheets, and cleaning products.
Symptoms of sensitivities can include wheezing, difficulty breathing, a sense of heaviness in the chest, a feeling of panic, scratchy throat and nose, itchy, watering eyes, fatigue and more. A lot of people experience these symptoms, but don’t know the cause.
While removing oneself from exposure to such products can help to reduce the symptoms, once a person is exposed, […]
Many of our guests and staff experience sensitivities to chemicals that are found in many items used in everyday life. These include laundry soaps, dryer sheets, cleaning products, personal care products and perfumes. Symptoms of sensitivities can include wheezing, difficulty breathing, a sense of heaviness in the chest, a feeling of panic, scratchy throat and nose, itchy, watering eyes, fatigue and more.
While removing oneself from exposure to such products can help to reduce the symptoms, exposure can often increase a person’s likelihood of catching a cold and other respiratory problems, such as asthma.
For this reason, Cabot Shores is aspiring to […]
Whiff’s lodge is home to guestrooms, a full services Bistro, laundry services for guests of the whole Resort…in short, mucho hot water is consumed.
Developing a source of renewable energy for hot water became a priority.After thoroughly investigating our options, we decided to install a solar hot water system. A team of staff and interns studying renewable energy looked into it and helped with the requirements and design and location. Thierry Spiess, a graduates of the University of Montreal, was especially helpful in the process. Barbara and guests Linda Kenney from and Sindy Malitz from Germany helped build the rock stairway and […]