People of Green Drinks: Lindsey Locke

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Since we meet so many cool people at Green Drinks, we decided to start interviewing some of them. To start off, we talked to the multitalented and always fascinating Lindsey Locke after our last event, Green Drinks: Good Business. Next up is Green Drinks: Habitat on February 1. Hope to see you there!  Hi Lindsey! How […] Read more »

Signs of the Times at the Neon Sign Museum

Neon Sign Museum against the arena district

As you walk along 104 Street on a pleasant summer evening, you wouldn’t expect to encounter a museum. But a block south of the new arena, affixed to the side of a nondescript building, the Neon Sign Museum has been growing since 2002. Brought into being through a partnership between the […] Read more »

Sexy Men of YEG Calendar: Catching the Drift

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. It’s a beautiful, sunny […] 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 »

Get ready for the garden season with Seedy Sunday

“Spring is the time of plans and projects.” –Leo Tolstoy Gardeners rejoice! The growing season countdown is on, and it’s time to get planning. Whether you’re tender of a backyard masterpiece or a small plot in a community garden (learn how to get one here), spring is the time to […] Read more »

Project: Fruit Stars brings local fruit to school lunch program

The Fruits of Sherbrooke slogan, “Forgotten urban fruits made unforgettable,” summarizes the not-for-profit’s mission to make delicious, memorable products out of the otherwise forgotten fruits growing on trees in Edmonton, St. Albert and Sherwood Park. Since 2010, the small but dedicated Fruits of Sherbooke team and their army of volunteers have […] Read more »

Good Hundred 2015 participant profile videos

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Edmonton is full of inspiring people doing important work, and many of those people come to the Good Hundred Experiment to network, share ideas and find support. We were extremely fortunate that Baat Cheet Films created participant profiles of many of those people at this spring’s Good Hundred Experiment. You can watch them all […] Read more »

ECAMP sets sail on another curiosity tour

Last year, having never canoed down the North Saskatchewan River before, I was sure we were going to beach ourselves during Float Yer Boat, organized by the Heritage Council’s Edmonton City as a Museum, or ECAMP, initiative. The event (offered again but sold out this year on Sept. 13, 2015) […] Read more »

Edmonton Permaculture Guild spurs growth of permaculture in Edmonton

The Edmonton Permaculture Guild  is a young non-profit society whose application of permaculture knowledge and practices in Edmonton is attracting interested citizens. What is permaculture? Permaculture is “a challenging thing to define because it’ s whole systems approach to designing landscapes and cultures and societies and structures,” explains Sabrena Falcone, […] Read more »