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Event

REAP Down to Earh Week: Food For Thought

Apr 12 2010 - 12:00am to 3:00am

Engage your taste buds, mind and fellow food lovers with an evening dedicated to meeting your local farmers and the chefs that are diligently working to bring the fruits of their labor to your table. You will enjoy the best organic and sustainable foods Alberta has to offer prepared by the finest local chefs. Then sit back to watch Food Fight, a documentary that explores how American agricultural policy and food culture developed over the 20th century. The after party will follow in the Marquee Room with live music by Chris Velan. Read more about REAP Down to Earh Week: Food For Thought

Location

The Uptown Stage & Screen
612 8 Avenue SW
Calgary , AB
Event

Red Deer Seedy Saturday

Apr 11 2010 - 7:00pm to 11:00pm

What is Seedy Sunday?

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 Growing Food Security in Red Deer project (members of ReThink Red Deer). Read more about Red Deer Seedy Saturday

Location

Kerry Wood Nature Centre
6300 45 Avenue
Red Deer , AB
Event

Edmonton Seedy Sunday

Mar 21 2010 - 5:00pm to 10:00pm

Speakers

  • 11:30 a.m. Get Growing - Ideas and Strategies for New Gardeners with Ron Berezan,
  • 12:30 p.m. Starting Seeds with Bruce Bashforth
  • 1:30 p.m. Growing the Top ten Herbs with Gwen Simpson
  • 2:30 p.m. Urban Gardening Panel with:
    • Dustin Bajer, Guerrilla Gardening;
    • Sonja, Spin Farming;
    • Kim Sanderson, Involving Children

There will be a seed swap, seed vendors, displays, a kid`s table,a gardening book and magazine exchange and a Seedy Café. Read more about Edmonton Seedy Sunday

Location

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

Film Screening & Fundraiser: Mad City Chickens

Mar 11 2010 - 2:00am

Canadian Liberated Urban Chicken Klub (CLUCK) presents the Alberta Premiere of…

Mad City Chickens

The Calgary Right to Food & Urban Chicken Trial:

A CLUCK fundraiser and rally of support for the legal challenge to the illegal City of Calgary Bylaw denying citizens a Right to Food by raising Urban Chickens. Read more about Film Screening & Fundraiser: Mad City Chickens

Location

Plaza Theatre
1133 Kensington Road NW
Calgary , AB
Event

Calgary Seedy Saturday

Mar 20 2010 - 4:00pm to 10:00pm

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. This year’s event will take place on Saturday, March 20 from 10 am to 4 pm at  Montgomery Community Centre, 5003 - 16 Ave. N.W. (at the intersection of Hwy #1 and Home Road). Read more about Calgary Seedy Saturday

Location

Montgomery Community Centre
5003 16 Avenue NW
Calgary , AB
Event

Introduction to Permaculture Course

Mar 27 2010 - 6:00am to Mar 28 2010 - 6:00am

Big Sky Permaculture is holding a 2-day weekend Introduction to Permaculture course on March 27 and 28, 2010. Permaculture (permanent culture) is a design system that assembles conceptual, strategic and material components into a pattern that which functions to benefit life in all its forms. Read more about Introduction to Permaculture Course

Location

Calgary Outdoor Area Council, Rocky Mountain Room
1111 Memorial Drive NW
Calgary , AB
Event

The Greater Edmonton Alliance: Food Security & Local Action!

Jun 24 2009 - 12:30am to 3:30am

For the full story online, go to: www.greateredmontonalliance.com

As people gain further understanding about food security and land stewardship and appreciate how both are interconnected, The Greater Edmonton Alliance is organizing to make Edmonton a Food Secure Region and to create a vibrant and sustainable Local Food Economy. Read more about The Greater Edmonton Alliance: Food Security & Local Action!

Location

City Hall
Edmonton , AB

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