Sexy Men of YEG calendar: Permaculture and Pure Mangalitsas

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. As a born-and-raised city […] Read more »

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 »

Green your living space with November’s Green Drinks

Ever wonder about the birds and the bees? The November edition of Green Drinks is about making your home sustainable, no matter its size. Come chat with some of Edmonton’s home gurus about urban agriculture, sustainable materials and other resources, and get some tips who have tips for your green-living […] 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 »

Seven reasons not to miss Green Drinks: Local Food DIY

The March Green Drinks is just around the corner. This month’s theme is Local Food DIY!   This Wednesday will be a night of education, green thumbs and getting the dirt on local food! Why should you come? Well . . .  We have seven reasons to attend Green Drinks: Local Food DIY. The evening will […] 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 »

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 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 »

Beekeeping in Edmonton helps honeybee populations

Editor’s note: Edmonton city council passed an amendment to the Animal Licensing and Control Bylaw on April 28, 2015, to permit beekeeping in the city. More information about the pilot project to become an urban beekeeper can be found on their website.  In backyards across Edmonton, residents build and cultivate […] Read more »