Exhibitions & Fairs

Event

Earth Day Celebration at Earth's General Store

May 8 2011 - 5:00pm

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!

Read more about Earth Day Celebration at Earth's General Store

Location

Earth's General Store
9605 82 Avenue
Edmonton , AB
Event

Vermilion River Watershed Open House

Mar 4 2011 - 1:00am to 4:00am

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 ([email protected] – 780-496-2870)

Presentations at 6:30 and 7:30 P.M. with round table discussions following presentations  Read more about Vermilion River Watershed Open House

Location

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

ReThink Red Deer Community Cafe

Feb 25 2011 - 1:30am to 4:00am

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 about ReThink Red Deer Community Cafe

Location

Red Deer College
Red Deer , AB
Event

Red Deer Seedy Sunday

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

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 about Red Deer Seedy Sunday

Location

Kerry Wood Nature Centre
Red Deer , AB
Event

Calgary Seedy Saturday

Mar 19 2011 - 4:00pm to 9:00pm

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 about Calgary Seedy Saturday>

Location

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

Edmonton Seedy Sunday

Mar 20 2011 - 5:00pm to 10:00pm

 

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

 
Read more about Edmonton Seedy Sunday

Location

Alberta Avenue Community Hall
9210 118 Avenue NW
Edmonton , AB
Event

Sustainability Awareness Week 2010 (SAW)

Oct 17 2010 - 6:00am to Oct 23 2010 - 6:00am

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 Read more about Sustainability Awareness Week 2010 (SAW)

Locations

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

Vegans & Vegetarians of Alberta Membership Drive

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

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. Read more about Vegans & Vegetarians of Alberta Membership Drive

Location

Earth's General Store
9605 Whyte Avenue
Edmonton , AB
Event

Resilient Edmonton: Why and How?

Sep 17 2010 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

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. Read more about Resilient Edmonton: Why and How?

Location

The City Room
City Hall
Edmonton , AB

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