Sunshine Organic Farm found year-round at farmers’ market

Like many Canadian farming families, the Horvaths’ story in Alberta begins many decades ago. At the age of 16, Steve Horvath and his father came to Canada from Hungary, with little money and big dreams. Working their way across the prairies, the Horvath men arrived in Alberta and began clearing […] 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 »

Gift guide for the master procrastinator

If you are like me and you love to procrastinate, December can be a very dangerous month. Around the beginning of the month you look at the calendar and think “Hey! I have 24 days to get all of this done, no problem! I will plan better this year and […] Read more »

No hibernation for Edmonton and area farmers’ markets

When dreaming up a perfect, sunny Saturday in Edmonton, the first thing that comes to mind is a morning stroll through City Market Downtown. I imagine sandals on my feet, a bag of market goodies on my shoulder, a Credo latte in my hand and a bouncing puppy by my side. […] Read more »

#31daysofyeg week no. 3 recap

The second annual #31DaysofYEG challenge is now underway! Spend July exploring and sharing Edmonton's hidden gems with The Local Good's list of prompts - and check out our weekly Storify summaries to compare your progress with other participants and steal a little inspiration. Read more »

After finding a place in a shared garden space, now what?

So, you found a plot of earth to call your own this summer and are now realizing you don’t know a thing about gardening. Don’t worry! You’ve come back to the right place. Read on for a step-by-step description of how to turn your seeds into salads. The master plan […] Read more »

SPUD offers Edmonton local, organic groceries by delivery

Since bringing its business to Edmonton in October 2014, SPUD (Sustainable Produce Urban Delivery) has been delivering local and organic goods to customers, forging and strengthening partnerships with local food producers, and enjoying strong support from Edmonton’s local food community. Founded in Vancouver in 1997, SPUD expanded to Calgary in […] Read more »