November Green Drinks announced (and a survey too)

Thank you to everyone who made our first Green Drinks of the season a success! The Green Drinks and Local Good teams were pleased to welcome federal election candidates to our first event of the season. Guests met and mingled with those in the room, and learned a little more […] Read more »

Four reasons to come to October’s Green Drinks

“Elections belong to the people. It’s their decision. If they decide to turn their back on the fire and burn their behinds, then they will just have to sit on their blisters.” – Abraham Lincoln While we live in a country where it is our right to vote, there are […] Read more »

Five reasons not to miss Green Drinks: Local Resilience

1. Lewis Cardinal will be kickstarting the eveningPrepare to be inspired! This man has spent most of his life in the public sector. He has dedicated his work to creating and maintaining connections and relationships that cross cultural divides and brings together communities to create new opportunities. We are incredibly excited […] Read more »

Edmonton embraces winter with international conference, outdoor fun

There’s a growing list of ways Edmontonians can celebrate their winter city identity, and many of those opportunities are championed by the WinterCity Strategy, an initiative aimed at helping Edmonton embrace winter. An international conference on winter cities is being offered in January 2015, and new and returning activities from […] Read more »

Green Drinks: Campus Meets Community

The Local Good team is excited to announce our first-ever Green Drinks on University of Alberta campus! To celebrate Sustainability Awareness Week 2014, we are partnering with Sustain SU and their ReThink project to bring you Green Drinks: Campus Meets Community. Our focus for this Green Drinks will be on […] Read more »

Alberta Yarn Project tangles yarn and beer together

When Kalea Turner-Beckman told her friend Anna Davidson about her dream to open a store that specialized in Alberta yarn, Davidson pitched an unusual pairing — they could also sell beer in a knitting pub, or a Yarn Bar. “We both love knitting and drinking beer, and it’s best to […] Read more »

Green Drinks: Green Jobs — who’s got ’em?

A “green job” has many definitions. Simply put, a green job is “any job or self-employment that genuinely contributes to a more sustainable world.” – Good Work Canada Or more elaborately, a green job is: ” is work in agricultural, manufacturing, research and development (R&D), administrative, and service activities that contribute(s) substantially to preserving or restoring environmental quality. […] Read more »