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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. 

There will be a Market atmosphere and Workshop sessions on how to be local, resilient and sustainable in our communities and businesses. 

Participatory activities for young and old, with live music! Spend your Calgary Dollars! And learn about complementary currencies. See first hand how Bridgeland's walkability design makes it a community for the future.

Guest Speaker

Michael Shuman

Michael H. Shuman is an economist, attorney, author, and entrepreneur, and one of the world’s leading experts on the Local movement. He has authored, coauthored, or edited eight books. His book, The Small Mart Revolution: How Local Businesses Are Beating the Global Competition received as bronze prize from the Independent Publishers Association for best business book of 2006.

12pm Michael Shuman: Keynote speaker
1-5pm Market: Local businesses, artisans, and community vendors
1-5pm Workshops: Hands-on activities and learning that will help you learn how to enhance a sustainable and resilient lifestyle or business

Speaker and Market Free; Workshops may have donation requests applied.

Use your Calgary Dollars Here!

More information: 403.270.8002 / info [at] calgarydollars [dot] ca /www.calgarydollars.ca

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

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