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Event

Seedy Sunday in Sherwodd Park

Mar 13 2016

Buy Organic and heirloom seeds, get information on how to garden, get information on health and wellness, listen to informative speakers talk about gardening topics, take advantage of free give aways, take advantage of the seed give/take/swap table. Read more about Seedy Sunday in Sherwodd Park

Location

Salisbury Greenhouse
52337 Range Rd 232
Sherwood Park , AB
Event

Calgary Seedy Saturday 2016

Mar 19 2016

From the Calgary Seedy Saturday website:

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:

Read more about Calgary Seedy Saturday 2016>

Location

Hillhurst-Sunnyside Community Centre
1320 5 Ave NW
Calgary , AB
Funding Opportunity

EcoCity Edmonton: Community Sustainability Grants

Deadline: 
28 Mar 2016

The City of Edmonton and Alberta Ecotrust are partnering to deliver environmental grants to help support energy literate citizens with energy conserving lifestyles and a strong shift to active and public transportation.

We believe that protecting and improving the environment within Edmonton’s borders is a shared responsibility. Through EcoCity Edmonton, citizens can learn about Edmonton’s environmental vision, find inspiration to take action in their community, and apply for a grant to help get ideas off the ground. Read more about EcoCity Edmonton: Community Sustainability Grants

Event

REAP’s 6th Annual Food For Thought

Sep 27 2015

Join REAP at its 6th annual Food For Thought to celebrate the local harvest! Mingle with chefs and farmers at 20+ food and beverage sampling stations, and enjoy cooking demos, community displays, prizes, live music and kids activities. Adult tickets are $31 in advance or $41 at the door. Kid’s tickets are $16 in advance only. Each ticket sold will provide a meal to someone in need through Mealshare.

Proudly sponsored by Community Natural Foods, First Calgary Financial, Hotel Arts and NeuroTrition. Bullfrogpowered with 100% green electricity. Read more about REAP’s 6th Annual Food For Thought

Location

Hotel Arts
119 12 Ave SW
Calgary , AB
Event

Food Forest Sun Trap - Work Bee

Aug 29 2015 to Aug 30 2015
Aug 30 2015

Come help install Red Deer's largest edible forest garden - aka a "Food Forest" and be part of an organic "barn raising" like Red Deer has never seen!

The Piper Creek Restoration Agriculture Project located at the Piper Creek Community Gardens will soon be home to an over 11,000sq. ft. cold temperate food forest! Read more about Food Forest Sun Trap - Work Bee

Location

Piper Creek Restoration Agriculture Project (about 1km past the City of Red Deer Landfill on 40th Ave, on east side of the road)
Red Deer , AB
Funding Opportunity

Co-op Community Spaces Program

Deadline: 
15 May 2015

As Western Canadians, we have to make the most of every chance we get to go outside and enjoy the parks, playgrounds, community gardens and other spaces that bring us together.

Co-op Community Spaces has been developed to help protect, beautify and improve spaces across Western Canada. In keeping with our ongoing commitment to invest in the communities we serve, Co-op will contribute up to $1 million annually to help support projects that improve the places Canadians meet, play, learn and share. Read more about Co-op Community Spaces Program

Event

Re-Localize Fair

Apr 18 2015

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 about Re-Localize Fair

Location

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

Edmonton Resilience Festival

Feb 7 2015 to Feb 8 2015

From the Edmonton Resilience Festival website:

Mission Statement:

The Edmonton Resilience Festival aims to strengthen community resilience through skill-sharing workshops and other events, inspiring participants to help create a sustainable, creative and promising future. The festival will also help to restore a sense of community that is often lost in cities experiencing rapid development and population growth. By bringing together diverse participants and creating opportunities for learning, sharing and connecting, we hope to expand our horizons, our skill sets and our community networks.

What can we expect?

The inaugural Edmonton Resilience Festival will run February 7 and 8, 2015, at the beautiful Boyle Street Plaza in downtown Edmonton. We  have a mix of hands-on practical workshops, guidedConversation Cafés, art and social events, and a fair showcasing the work of community organizations called the Community Connections Fair.

Read more about Edmonton Resilience Festival

Location

Boyle Street Plaza
9538 103A Avenue NW
Edmonton , AB
Event

Marda Loop Justice Film Festival

Nov 18 2014 to Nov 23 2014

Justice Film Festival LogoThe 9th Annual Marda Loop Justice Film Festival runs November 18-23, 2014. The Festival is a 6-day documentary film celebration, held at the River Park Church Auditorium, plus Stephen Leacock Theater at Mount Royal University, the Globe Theatre, and John Dutton Theatre at the Central Library. We will screen 24 documentaries—please stay for post-film conversations.

Free Admission Read more about Marda Loop Justice Film Festival

Location

various locations Calgary , AB

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