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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

Wildflower Seed Planting Workshop

Feb 6 2011 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

 

 with Bruce Bashforth of Bedrock Seedbank

Learn the secrets of growing native wildflowers and grasses from seed. This is a hands on workshop where you can choose the seeds you want, plant them and take them home. You can let your seeds germinate naturally outside in the spring, or start them inside Read more »

Location

Riverdale Community Hall
9231 100 Avenue
Edmonton, AB

Posted February 2, 2011 by AEN

Living in the Natural Environment 2011

Feb 4 2011 - 4:00pm - 9:00pm

The M.D. of Bighorn is again presenting Living in the Natural Environment on Friday February 4, 2011.

This year’s event will be at the Cochrane RancheHouse from 4-9pm. As we have in the past, the Hall of Vision has been rented to provide an opportunity for non-profit organizations like yours to showcase their work and provide resources at no cost to your organization.

If you haven’t been to Living in the Natural Environment before, here are a few details: Read more »

Location

Cochrane RancheHouse
Cochrane, AB

Posted January 22, 2011 by Anonymous

The Intensive Livestock Industry: The Agony and the Ecstasy of Our Times

Jan 20 2011 - 7:00pm

The next installment of the Food Futures Lecture Series.

Thought much about what you put in your mouth lately? Maybe you should… Read more »

Location

Room 1-430
Centennial Centre for Interdisciplinary Science (U of A Campus)
Edmonton, AB

Posted January 13, 2011 by AEN

Level One Urban Beekeeping Course

Jan 29 2011 - 10:00am - Jan 30 2011 - 6:00pm

Location: Pure Earth Organics - #12 - 5579 47th St., Red Deer

Saturday January 29th & 30th, 2011
10:00 am - 6:00 pm (both days)

Apiaries and Bees for Communities (A.B.C.) is pleased to offer a Level One Beekeeping Certificate for hobbiest beekeepers in an urban and rural setting. This 16-hour intensive program will offer everything you need to know to begin beekeeping. Read more »

Posted December 27, 2010 by Anonymous

The 2011 Pathways to Sustainability Conference

Feb 23 2011 - 9:00am - Feb 25 2011 - 5:00am

 

Creating a sustainable society is the greatest opportunity and the greatest challenge of our era. Since 2009, the Pathways 2 Sustainability Conference (P2S) has helped form the relationships and capacity for planning and participating in sustainable communities.

Building on P2S 2009’s sustainable communiites theme, P2S is moving forward from planning to community-based action. We are featuring over 40 Showcase Exhibitors, 12 Panelists, and 5 Keynotes on topics such as Community Supported Agriculture, Feed In Tarrifs, Renewable Energy, Community Finance, Food Security, and Sustainable & Resilient Community Planning.
Read more »

Location

Red Deer College
Red Deer, AB

Posted December 27, 2010 by Anonymous

Red Deer River Watershed - Integrated Watershed Management Plan Workshops

Jan 27 2011 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

Thanks again to those of you who were able to participate at the Red Deer River Watershed Alliance Community Forums in September and October. We shared information on the health of the watershed — water quality, water quantity, land use and biodiversity. If you want to learn more about those forums, go to: http://rdrwa.ca/forums.php Read more »

Location

Oyen Seniors Centre
219 2nd Street West
Oyen, AB

Posted December 27, 2010 by Anonymous

Red Deer River Watershed - Integrated Watershed Management Plan Workshops

Jan 26 2011 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

 

Thanks again to those of you who were able to participate at the Red Deer River Watershed Alliance Community Forums in September and October. We shared information on the health of the watershed — water quality, water quantity, land use and biodiversity. If you want to learn more about those forums, go to: http://rdrwa.ca/forums.php Read more »

Location

Quality Inn (formerly North Hill Inn)
7150 50th (Gaetz) Avenue
Red Deer, AB

Posted December 27, 2010 by Anonymous

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