July 1, 2020

What does home look like? What common spaces will we have? How do we best design them for families or for ageing in place? Be part of the co-design process that will make Glassworks the most resilient neighbourhood in the region, created by and for the community. ...

June 30, 2020

Glassworks AGM | Wednesday, July 15, 2020 • 8-9pm

Glassworks Co-op is holding its fist Annual General Meeting via Zoom.

As a co-operative, we thrive on membership input. Yearning for better housing options? Become a member and help shape this exciting project.


May 6, 2018

We held an open interactive session with 20 prospective members and community stakeholders to explore design approaches for a short list of potential sites in Owen Sound.

From the community, we had representation from Georgian College students, a professional architect,...

May 5, 2018

Kim Harris was kind enough to give us a tour of her recently build zero house in Thornbury, conceived and constructed by Chris Hagwood of the Endeavor Sustainable Building School in Peterborough.  This unique prefab strawbale home was built with zero construction waste...

April 22, 2018

Co-hosted with the Grey Bruce Sustainability Network, this workshop hosted fantastic speakers to help inform the co-operative model for Glassworks and begin to form the financing plans including the great potential of community bonds for this project.  Presenters and p...

February 28, 2018

With over 50 people in attendance throughout the night we gave an extraordinary show of support for this project and the motion was passed by Beach Community Energy Cooperative members to support the Glassworks vision and develop a feasibility study.

November 25, 2017

The Beach Community Energy Co-operative (BCEC) invited Owen Sound community stakeholders, BCEC co-op prospective members and members to the inaugural Glassworks Co-operative meeting, November 25th, 2017 at St. George's Parish Hall in Owen Sound. The meeting was designe...

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