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SESA Solar Seminar— Alberta Passive Solar Greenhouses: Lesson Learned

Sep 25 2014 - 1:00am

Free presentation and discussion. No registration required. Refreshments at 6:30pm

Speaker: Rob Avis, Verge Permaculture

Rob and Michelle Avis have been living with and researching a solar greenhouse in Alberta for the past five years. Designed to meet the northern climate challenges of efficiently capturing heat and light while limiting heat loss and providing adequate ventilation, humidity, pest control and snow shedding; their experiment has provided some successes and a lot of wisdom. Rob will also discuss the ideal cold climate greenhouse including such design improvements as thermal curtains, an air lock entry, a water wicking system and a subterranean heat storage system. Read more about SESA Solar Seminar— Alberta Passive Solar Greenhouses: Lesson Learned

Location

CN Theatre Rm 5-142
MacEwan University City Centre Campus (105 Street Building)
Edmonton , AB
Event

Food for Thought

Sep 28 2014 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

Join REAP at its 5th annual Food For Thought to celebrate local, sustainable food and farmers! Mingle with chefs and farmers at 15+ food and beverage sampling stations, and enjoy community displays, live music, kids activities, and a keynote by award winning author and activist Judy Wicks. Adult tickets are $31 in advance or $41 at the door.  Kids tickets are $16 in advance only.   Read more about Food for Thought

Location

Hotel Arts
119 12 Avenue SW
Calgary , AB
Event

Nature’s Calendar

Mar 20 2014 - 1:00am to 2:30am

Gardeners, did you know that the best time to plant potatoes is when leaves emerge on aspen poplar trees? Come learn from Dr. Elisabeth Beaubien how to plant your garden in tune with nature's calendar!

Register online, in person, or call 780-410-8600 Read more about Nature’s Calendar

Location

Strathcona County Library, Rooms 3-4
401 Festival Lane
T8A 5P7 Sherwood Park , AB
Event

Fundamentals of Permaculture Workshop

Jun 29 2011 - 12:00am to 3:00am
Jul 1 2011 - 12:00am to 3:00am

Permaculture is a completely solutions-oriented approach to addressing environmental, social and energy-supply problems. Discover your untapped potential for creating immense positive change starting at your back door. We've designed this six hour intensive to provide you with the tools to turn your home into the greenest home on the block - all the while saving money and making a super healthy, beautiful and inspiring environment for family, friends and community. 

Cost: $75.00 Read more about Fundamentals of Permaculture Workshop

Location

The AREA
1119 10 Avenue SE
Calgary , AB

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