Harvest Noir has a social mission to promote local food and sustainability in a vibrant community format, and is a fund-raiser for BioRegional North America, a non-profit environmental organization based out of the Hub in Ottawa. BioRegional is headquartered internationally in London, England at the iconic BedZED eco-neighborhood.
Proceeds from Harvest Noir go towards helping BioRegional North America carry on its nonprofit mission to create model places where genuinely sustainable, healthy lifestyles that promote a 70 per cent+ reduction in carbon footprint are convenient for the ordinary people who live or work there. BioRegional has been pioneering these approaches in places like the UK, California, and Washington State and now has a new focus on bringing innovative lessons back to Ottawa, where the organization’s North American offices are based at Hub Ottawa. In Ottawa, BioRegional is involved with: