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REAP Down to Earh Week: Food For Thought

Apr 11 2010 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Engage your taste buds, mind and fellow food lovers with an evening dedicated to meeting your local farmers and the chefs that are diligently working to bring the fruits of their labor to your table. You will enjoy the best organic and sustainable foods Alberta has to offer prepared by the finest local chefs. Then sit back to watch Food Fight, a documentary that explores how American agricultural policy and food culture developed over the 20th century. The after party will follow in the Marquee Room with live music by Chris Velan. Read more »

Location

The Uptown Stage & Screen
612 8 Avenue SW
Calgary, AB

Posted March 26, 2010 by Anonymous

Red Deer Seedy Saturday

Apr 11 2010 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm

What is Seedy Sunday?

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 Growing Food Security in Red Deer project (members of ReThink Red Deer). Read more »

Location

Kerry Wood Nature Centre
6300 45 Avenue
Red Deer, AB

Posted March 22, 2010 by Anonymous

Edmonton Seedy Sunday

Mar 21 2010 - 11:00am - 4:00pm

Speakers

  • 11:30 a.m. Get Growing - Ideas and Strategies for New Gardeners with Ron Berezan,
  • 12:30 p.m. Starting Seeds with Bruce Bashforth
  • 1:30 p.m. Growing the Top ten Herbs with Gwen Simpson
  • 2:30 p.m. Urban Gardening Panel with:
    • Dustin Bajer, Guerrilla Gardening;
    • Sonja, Spin Farming;
    • Kim Sanderson, Involving Children

There will be a seed swap, seed vendors, displays, a kid`s table,a gardening book and magazine exchange and a Seedy Café.

Location

Alberta Avenue Community Hall
9210 118 Avenue NW
Edmonton, AB

Posted March 16, 2010 by Anonymous

Film Screening & Fundraiser: Mad City Chickens

Mar 10 2010 - 7:00pm

Canadian Liberated Urban Chicken Klub (CLUCK) presents the Alberta Premiere of…

Mad City Chickens

The Calgary Right to Food & Urban Chicken Trial:

A CLUCK fundraiser and rally of support for the legal challenge to the illegal City of Calgary Bylaw denying citizens a Right to Food by raising Urban Chickens. Read more »

Location

Plaza Theatre
1133 Kensington Road NW
Calgary, AB

Posted March 9, 2010 by Anonymous

Calgary Seedy Saturday

Mar 20 2010 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

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. This year’s event will take place on Saturday, March 20 from 10 am to 4 pm at  Montgomery Community Centre, 5003 - 16 Ave. N.W. (at the intersection of Hwy #1 and Home Road). Read more »

Location

Montgomery Community Centre
5003 16 Avenue NW
Calgary, AB

Posted March 3, 2010 by Anonymous

Introduction to Permaculture Course

Mar 27 2010 (All day) - Mar 28 2010 (All day)

Big Sky Permaculture is holding a 2-day weekend Introduction to Permaculture course on March 27 and 28, 2010. Permaculture (permanent culture) is a design system that assembles conceptual, strategic and material components into a pattern that which functions to benefit life in all its forms. Read more »

Location

Calgary Outdoor Area Council, Rocky Mountain Room
1111 Memorial Drive NW
Calgary, AB

Posted February 22, 2010 by Anonymous

The Greater Edmonton Alliance: Food Security & Local Action!

Jun 23 2009 - 6:30pm - 9:30pm

For the full story online, go to: www.greateredmontonalliance.com

As people gain further understanding about food security and land stewardship and appreciate how both are interconnected, The Greater Edmonton Alliance is organizing to make Edmonton a Food Secure Region and to create a vibrant and sustainable Local Food Economy. Read more »

Location

City Hall
Edmonton, AB

Posted June 23, 2009 by Anonymous

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