Collaborative Spaces: Co-working for makers in Edmonton

This is a city where creativity and community go hand in hand. In this series, I’m exploring the local businesses and spaces whose collaborative natures make them more than the sum of their parts. After exploring the world of co-work office spaces in my last post, I decided to turn my […] Read more »

Collaborative spaces: Where to look for co-work space in Edmonton

This is a city where creativity and community go hand in hand. In this series, I’m exploring the local businesses and spaces whose collaborative natures make them more than the sum of their parts.  So far in this series, I’ve explored spaces all over the city that emphasize collaboration and community. […] Read more »

Jana Sacco teaches the art and science of fermentation

For Jana Sacco, learning about fermentation was part of a larger journey of changing the way she experienced food and nourishment. After spending most of her life dieting and thinking about food from a simplistic calories-in-vs-calories-out perspective, Sacco says she found herself suffering from pain, inflammation, fatigue and depression. She […] Read more »

Collaborative Spaces: Creative Practices builds community for artists

This is a city where creativity and community go hand in hand. In this series, I’m exploring the local businesses and spaces whose collaborative natures make them more than the sum of their parts. At Creative Practices Institute, Edmonton artists are finding new ways to connect, grow and thrive. Opened in […] Read more »

Collaborative Spaces: Skills Society’s Action Lab promotes creative problem solving

This is a city where creativity and community go hand in hand. In this series I’m exploring the local businesses and spaces whose collaborative natures make them more than the sum of their parts. When I walked into the Action Lab, the first thing I noticed were the bright colours. […] Read more »

Collaborative spaces: Little Brick is laying the foundation for a new kind of business

This is a city where creativity and community go hand in hand. In this series I’m exploring the local businesses and spaces whose collaborative natures make them more than the sum of their parts. Little Brick Cafe and General Store, one of Edmonton’s newest collaborative spaces, is truly a joint […] Read more »

Collaborative Spaces: The Mercury Room inspires new ventures

This is a city where creativity and community go hand in hand. In this series I’m exploring the local businesses and spaces whose collaborative natures make them more than the sum of their parts. Where do you go when you want to start a business, say a restaurant, but you […] Read more »

Nerdy nights out: five ways to geek out in Edmonton

On a visit to Portland, Oregon, a few years ago, I found myself engaging in all kinds of nerdy activities and, it being Portland, I usually had a locally made craft beer in hand. They had adult-only nights at the science museum, with beer. Talks from scientists on nerdy subjects […] Read more »

Building a sustainable body — Heart and Bones Yoga at the Edmonton Resilience Festival

Brea Johnson’s yoga classes are not like other yoga classes. The soul of yoga is there, the mindfulness, the focus on the breath, the careful fine-tuning of the body, and the sense of gratitude. The props look the same, the room is even decorated and dimly lit in the typical […] Read more »