Sexy Men of YEG calendar: Permaculture and Pure Mangalitsas

This is part of a series profiling the businesses involved in the Sexy Men of YEG Food calendars, which feature photos of local coffee roasters, and food truck and restaurant owners. The proceeds from the calendar, now in its second year, benefit the Edmonton Food Bank. As a born-and-raised city […] 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 »

Shop Local Selfies and a #YEGSanta Cash Mob

Did you know that by shopping locally, you help to sustain our walkable neighborhoods, keep three times the money (and jobs!) in Edmonton’s economy, and help to make our city more resilient and more unique? For the third winter, we at The Local Good are encouraging Edmontonians to do part […] Read more »

“Good Business” means building community — an interview with Poppy Barley co-founder Kendall Barber

When I sat down with Kendall Barber of Poppy Barley, it wasn’t hard for her to answer my questions about what the term “good business” means to her and her company. Integrity, honesty and transparency were all high on the list. But as we talked, I learned that perhaps even […] Read more »