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 »

7 reasons not to miss Green Drinks: Greening Your Closet

The April Green Drinks is coming up fast. This month’s theme is Greening Your Closet!   This Wednesday will be a night of education, new but old and revising our outlook of sustainable clothing! Why should you come? Well . . .  We have seven reasons to attend Green Drinks: Greening Your Closet. The evening will […] Read more »

Featured guests for April’s edition of Green Drinks: Greening Your Closet

We are excited to welcome some of Edmonton’s finest to Green Drinks YEG on Wednesday, April 1, 2015, in hopes of producing a sustainable closet and bathroom vanity in your home! Featured Speaker To get you motivated, Elizabeth Withey, who is receiving attention from the fashion world for her project […] Read more »

Kitchen dyes explained at the Edmonton Resilience Festival

In her south Edmonton kitchen, it only takes Deborah Merriam a few hours to demonstrate how to transform a couple skeins of white, local wool into antique-gold-coloured yarn. Merriam was one of the workshop facilitators during the first-ever Edmonton Resilience Festival in February 2015, teaching 10 participants how to use […] Read more »

Green out your closet for April’s Green Drinks

 After a sold-out night talking about gardening, we are proud to bring you some help with your spring cleaning this year! We’ll be diving into how to green your clothing, minimize stuff while maximizing your enjoyment, and choose products that are better for you and the environment. Plus, you get to do this […] 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 »

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 »

Collaborative Spaces: Chelsea Boos and the Drawing Room are transforming 97 Street

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. How important is collaboration in the act of creation? For Chelsea Boos, “It’s huge. It’s the whole thing.” […] Read more »