Collector at heart contributes to artistic festival

We’ve all got one — that collection of something we love. Whether it’s books or baseball cards, caps or comic books, it seems to be part of human nature to find and gather things that make us happy. Local artist Marlena Wyman is exploring the relationship of people to their […] Read more »

Meet thy neighbour: the Abundant Communities Initiative

Photo: Erin Wallace

Two neighbours, coming home from work, stop to chat before they head into their homes. A group of mystery lovers meets for a potluck and book club meeting. Several people who live in the same apartment building meet at one resident’s home to learn the art of traditional Indian cooking. […] Read more »

Wild Green Consulting enhances gardens with permaculture

Wild Green Garden Consulting is a locally owned business, committed to creating environmentally sustainable garden spaces based on the principles of permaculture. Since the early 2000s, the permaculture scene in Edmonton has continued to expand and flourish, thanks to the effort and support of groups like the non-profit Edmonton Permaculture Guild. The […] Read more »

Storify: #28daysofyeg week 3 recap

The winter spirit is alive in Edmonton, with or without snow — a house along the Mill Creek Ravine is even displaying a lettered banner (complete with hashtag and similar to the ones for “Happy Birthday) that reads #ilovewinter. So, in the final days of the #28daysofyeg challenge, read the […] Read more »

Storify: #28DaysOfYEG week 1 recap

#28DaysOfYEG Challenge

Are you playing along with our #28DaysOfYEG challenge? You still have three weeks to join the fun! Check our list of ways you can enjoy winter in Edmonton, then read on to get inspired by our blog team’s adventures completing the list and our weekly Storify recap. Check back each week for updates! No. […] Read more »

Lessons learned from the Edmonton Resilience Festival

Logo_Resilience Festival with Title2

  Early in February 2015, we filled Boyle Street Plaza to overflowing with skill-sharing workshops, Conversation Cafes, a fair showcasing the work of community organizations, community-created artwork and social activities. Our goals were to strengthen community resilience and inspire participants to help create a sustainable, creative and promising future. We […] Read more »