Exhibitions & Fairs

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

Location

Red Deer College
Red Deer , AB

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

Location

Kerry Wood Nature Centre
Red Deer , AB

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!

Location

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

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

Location

Alberta Avenue Community Hall
9210 118 Avenue NW
Edmonton , AB

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

Locations

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

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

Location

Earth's General Store
9605 Whyte Avenue
Edmonton , AB

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

Location

The City Room
City Hall
Edmonton , AB

Bow River Flow

Aug 22 2010 - 4:00pm to Aug 23 2010 - 12:00am

The 2nd Annual Bow River Flow is coming up on Sunday, August 22, 10am-6pm!

The 2010 event will bring an expanded route, creating a complete loop. The two south lanes of Memorial Drive, from 3 St. to 9 St. NW, will be opened to human-powered transportation. From the east end of the Memorial Drive closure, the event will cross the Bow River and Prince's Island over to the south side river pathway. Read More

Location

Calgary , AB

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