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Earth Day Celebration at Earth's General Store

May 8 2011 - 11:00am

Come down to Earth's General Store and enjoy a vegan BBQ hosted by volunteers from Vegans & Vegetarians of Alberta

Many booths and displays by local environmental groups

More details to be announced soon!

Location

Earth's General Store
9605 82 Avenue
Edmonton, AB

Posted April 26, 2011 by AEN

Vermilion River Watershed Open House

Mar 3 2011 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Learn about what our communities can do for the future of the Vermilion River and the North Saskatchewan River Watershed. Come to an open house hosted by the Vermilion River Watershed Management Project and the North Saskatchewan Watershed Alliance (NSWA). Everyone is welcome! Refreshments will be served. For more information go to http://nswa.ab.ca/vermilion or Contact Graham Watt (to=graham [dot] watt [at] nswa [dot] ab [dot] ca" target="_blank">graham [dot] watt [at] nswa [dot] ab [dot] ca – 780-496-2870)

Presentations at 6:30 and 7:30 P.M. with round table discussions following presentations 

Location

Elks Hall
(49th St North of 50th Avenue)
Mannville, AB

Posted February 28, 2011 by AEN

ReThink Red Deer Community Cafe

Feb 24 2011 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm

On the evening of February 24th (6:30pm-9pm) the conference doors will open wide to all Albertans.

Inside will be a special gathering; a series of inspiring (and free!) presentations on how local groups and individuals are strengthening their communities. The presentations will be scheduled in an 'open space' format and delivered by the "Pecha Kucha" method of storytelling. We'll gather together and tell the stories that will spread like wildfire! Read more »

Location

Red Deer College
Red Deer, AB

Posted February 10, 2011 by AEN

Red Deer Seedy Sunday

Mar 27 2011 - 11:00am - 5:00pm

Red Deer Seedy Sunday is part of the worldwide Seedy Saturday/Sunday events that celebrate open-pollinated seeds. In Red Deer, the event is citizen-driven; coordinated with the support of Seeds of Diversity Canada, Spruce Lane Organic Farm, Kerry Wood Nature Centre, the Red Deer Garden Club, and The Root Cellar: ecoStore & Apothecary (a project of ReThink Red Deer's Centre for Urban Agriculture). Read more »

Location

Kerry Wood Nature Centre
Red Deer, AB

Posted February 10, 2011 by Anonymous

Calgary Seedy Saturday

Mar 19 2011 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

Calgary Seedy Saturday is part of the worldwide Seedy Saturday/Sunday events that celebrate open-pollinated seeds. In Calgary, the event is coordinated with the support of the Community Garden Resource Network.

Cost: $2 Admission, we accept Calgary Dollars

This family event will have displays by:

  • local seed savers,
  • prairie seed companies,
  • native plant collectors,
  • conservation groups,
  • community gardeners,
  • organic growers; as well as,
  • a seed exchange table,
  • refreshments,
  • presenters, and
  • a kids corner!
  • Read more »

Location

Hillhurst-Sunnyside Community Centre
1320 5 Avenue NW
Calgary, AB

Posted February 10, 2011 by Anonymous

Edmonton Seedy Sunday

Mar 20 2011 - 11:00am - 4:00pm

 

At Edmonton Seedy Sunday we hope to promote and protect biodiversity, support seed savers and open pollinated/organic/heritage seed vendors.

What is Edmonton Seedy Sunday?

Swap some of your seeds for seeds that somebody else has donated. Donations of seeds are welcome.

There will be open pollinated/organic/heritage seed vendors a gardening displays kid's table, gardening book and magazine exchange, speakers and a Seedy Cafe.

Free admission/donations accepted

 

Location

Alberta Avenue Community Hall
9210 118 Avenue NW
Edmonton, AB

Posted February 4, 2011 by AEN

Green Holiday Market

Nov 20 2010 - 11:00am - 4:00pm

Join us at the Mid-Sun Community Centre on November 20 to shop for green holiday gifts that make a difference. Vendors will be selling a wide variety of environmentally and socially responsible holiday gifts to suit everyone on your list. Read more »

Location

Mid-Sun Community Association
50 Midpark Rise SE
Calgary, AB

Posted November 5, 2010 by AEN

Sustainability Awareness Week 2010 (SAW)

Oct 17 2010 (All day) - Oct 23 2010 (All day)

Location: Across all five U of A campuses

A week-long celebration, with more than 60 events, coordinated by the Office of Sustainability with help from 30+ student groups and campus organizations.

The goal of the week is to educate our campus community on how to become more aware of sustainability issues, learn more about campus sustainability and develop sustainability skills of their own.

Website: http://www.sustainability.ualberta.ca/saw.cfm

Locations

University of Alberta (North Campus, South Campus, Campus St.-Jean)
Edmonton
University of Alberta, Augustana Campus
Camrose, AB

Posted October 15, 2010 by AEN

Vegans & Vegetarians of Alberta Membership Drive

Oct 2 2010 - 11:00am - 5:00pm

VVoA will host a display at Earth General Store where new members can sign up and receive a membership card.  Every new member receives a **FREE**  frozen coconut bar!

All organic, Fair Trade or local where possible.

Special fundraising event during the month of October at Earth's General Store.

EGS manager, Michael Kalmanovitch, has offered to donate 5% of every purchase made by any VVoA member showing their membership card.

Please go down to EGS and help both the store and your favourite vegetarian group.

Location

Earth's General Store
9605 Whyte Avenue
Edmonton, AB

Posted September 30, 2010 by AEN

Resilient Edmonton: Why and How?

Sep 17 2010 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

A conversation with Craig Applegath

  • Is Edmonton a resilient city? Will we be able to cope with any sudden environmental changes or disturbances in the future?
  • How can we build Edmonton's resilience? What are the resiliency threats and opportunities that face our critical systems?

Admission is free. Light refreshments will be served.

Location

The City Room
City Hall
Edmonton, AB

Posted September 3, 2010 by AEN

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