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Down to Earth Week 2016—Sustainable Style YYC

Apr 12 2016 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Sustainable Style PosterEver wondered, “Who made my clothes?” Spend the evening with Calgary's leaders in sustainable fashion and cosmetics. Learn how they're collaborating to create beautiful, ethical fashion and personal care products that are making Calgary a more interesting and stylish place.  Read more »

Location

Civic On Third
130 3 Avenue SE
Calgary, AB

Posted March 15, 2016 by AEN

Green Drinks Edmonton: Greening Your Home

Nov 4 2015 - 7:00pm

There have been a lot of exciting trends in Edmonton towards creating a sustainable home. Meet and mingle with green home experts about composting, backyard bees, net zero homes, etc. Meet new connections, engage in interesting conversations, and walk away understanding a little bit more about what alternatives may be right for your housing needs.

On Wednesday, November 4th bring your friends, ideas, and questions to the Yellowhead Brewery.

We are pleased to announce our featured guests! Read more »

Location

Yellowhead Brewery
10229 105 Street NW
Edmonton, AB

Posted October 29, 2015 by AEN

Re-Localize Fair

Apr 18 2015 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Come celebrate the world-wide movement to localize food, energy, transportation, businesses, communities, the economy and culture in Calgary. As part of the 2015 Down to Earth Week, Calgary Dollars, REAP, and the Arusha Centre will be hosting the Fair to celebrate this movement.  Read more »

Location

BRCA (Bridgeland Riverside Community Hall)
917 Centre Avenue NE (Just steps away from the Bridgeland LRT station)
Calgary, AB

Posted March 22, 2015 by AEN

EcoLiving Fair & Seedy Saturday 2015

Mar 21 2015 - 10:00am - 5:45pm

Big Bend Market presents the 2015 EcoLiving Fair + Workshops & Seedy Saturday in Red Deer!

The demand for sustainable living solutions continues to grow in Central Alberta so ReThink Red Deer is proud to host the EcoLiving Fair + Workshops & Seedy Saturday! 

This unique spring event is a showcase of dozens of exhibitors providing local food, products and services for sustainable and eco-friendly living where you have the opportunity to take in a workshop (or two!) to build practical skills for thriving in the 21st Century! It also features an open-pollinated and heirloom variety seed swap called "Seedy Saturday" and showcases the new Central Alberta Seed Bank initiative sponsored by the Bauta Family Seed Initiative and Seeds of Diversity Canada. Read more »

Location

Red Deer College - Forum & Margaret Parsons Theatre
100 College Blvd
Red Deer, AB

Posted March 16, 2015 by AEN

Green Drinks Edmonton: Greening Your Closet

Apr 1 2015 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

With spring around the corner; we thought we would lend a helping hand to truly get that closet in shape! We'll be diving into how to green your clothing, minimize stuff and maximize your enjoyment, and choose products that a better for you and the environment. Plus, you get to this over drinks, with Edmonton's finest. Join us at this exciting spring Green Drinks and discover how to take spring cleaning to the next (and much more sustainable) level! Read more »

Location

Yellowhead Brewery
10229 105 Street NW
Edmonton, AB

Posted March 10, 2015 by AEN

EcoLiving Fair + Workshops & Seedy Saturday

Mar 1 2014 - 10:00am - 5:30pm

The demand for sustainable living solutions continues to grow in Central Alberta so ReThink Red Deer is proud to host the second annual EcoLiving Fair & Workshops! Read more »

Location

Cenovus Learning Common (east Trades wing)
Red Deer College
Red Deer, AB

Posted February 26, 2014 by AEN

EcoLiving Fair + Workshops & Seedy Saturday

Mar 1 2014 - 10:00am - 5:30pm

The demand for sustainable living solutions continues to grow in Central Alberta so ReThink Red Deer is proud to host the second annual EcoLiving Fair & Workshops! Read more »

Location

Cenovus Learning Common (east Trades wing)
Red Deer College
Red Deer, AB

Posted February 26, 2014 by AEN

Renewable is doable: Solar Presentation

Oct 26 2013 - 2:00pm

A Public Presentation on Solar Photovoltaics (PV) for Edmonton and solar investing/co-operatives by Randall Benson And Mike Hudema of GRIDWORKS ENERGY GROUP INC.

Event Description

With Don Iveson as Edmonton's new mayor the chances for solar just got a whole lot brighter!

Come to this informative workshop to find out about the possibilities for solar on your rooftop and some creative ways to fund it all. Read more »

Location

Central Lion's Senior Centre
11113 113 Street NW
Edmonton, AB

Posted October 22, 2013 by AEN

EcoLiving Tour

Jun 9 2012 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

This is a great opportunity for home buyers to see the technology installed and working; ask questions about costs; and ask questions about successes and challenges.

You might see: Read more »

Location

Calgary, AB

Posted May 28, 2012 by AEN

REAP Down to Earth Week: Film Screening — And This Is My Garden

Mar 19 2012 - 7:00pm - 9:15pm

And This Is My Garden is the incredible story of one teacher's mission to teach grade five students in Northern Manitoba how to grow their own food. See how her program has changed the town of Waboden, energizing families, improving health, and building intergenerational relationships and community. The success of the Mel Johnson School Gardening Project has been recognized by the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development, the David Suzuki Foundation, and Manitoba Conservation. Read more »

Location

Cardel Theatre
180 Quarry Park Blvd SE
Calgary, AB

Posted March 2, 2012 by AEN

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