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 »

Yellowhead brewmaster has long history with craft beer

The Edmonton craft beer scene is about to get a few more players in the next few months and Bruce Sample, brewmaster of the Yellowed Brewing Company, says he’s not worried about having more breweries in the city. He says he sees it as an addition of brothers (and sisters) […] Read more »

Ethical eating: Slow Food Edmonton

We wanted to satisfy our curiosity and explore all the different ways to eat ethically, and how they might impact our food system, without it becoming a cage(-free) match.  In the second post of a monthly series on ethical eating, The Local Good interviewed Slow Food Edmonton members Chad Moss and Thea Moss about their […] Read more »

Ethical eating: Vegans and Vegetarians of Alberta

What does it mean to eat ethically? Food can be a surprisingly touchy subject. People make food choices for a wide variety of reasons, and often hold strong opinions about those choices (Exhibit A: consider the recent uproar over recommendations to Edmonton City Council by the Youth Council in June 2015 that council consider switching […] Read more »

Beyond the green thumb: River Valley Medicinal Plant Walk with Robert Rogers

Edmonton is home to one of the largest stretches of urban parkland in North America. Each spring our river valley bursts with biodiversity, from commonly observed species like trembling aspen and spruce trees, to less-recognized living things like lichens and fungi. While it’s clear that all of these species have […] Read more »

Finding your place in a shared garden space

The days are getting longer, the sun is feeling warmer and dreams of green are returning to Edmonton; it’s gardening season, baby! (Well, almost…) Gardening is a rewarding hobby. Getting your hands dirty, understanding the work and patience that goes into food production, and tasting the difference in homegrown produce […] Read more »

Local Food DIY for March edition of Green Drinks

By far, our most popular Green Drinks theme is Local Food, so this year we’re taking it to the root of the topic — gardening! Come join us on Wednesday, March 4, from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Yellowhead Brewery (10229 105 St.) to discuss how to localize your […] Read more »

#yegfood Recipe from the Edmonton Food Council

At our recent Green Drinks Edmonton: Your Local Food Tools, we asked attendees to connect to the local food community via ingredients. Now, la piece de resistance – the recipes! Each of the #yegfood presenters were asked to provide a recipe. One they loved, that can easily include local items […] Read more »

#yegfood Recipe from Slow Food Edmonton

At our recent Green Drinks Edmonton: Your Local Food Tools, we asked attendees to connect to the local food community via ingredients. Now, la piece de resistance – the recipes! Each of the #yegfood presenters were asked to provide a recipe. One they loved, that can easily include local items […] Read more »