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 »

Storify: A holiday Cash Mob on 124 Street

Mayor Don Iveson and organizer Tommy Kalita speak with reporters at the thirteenth Cash Mob Edmonton event. (Photo: Deborah Merriam)

We came, we saw, we Mobbed! The Local Good and Cash Mob Edmonton, with generous promotional and transportation help from the City of Edmonton, put on the biggest Cash Mob this city has ever seen! Mayor Don Iveson and councillors Scott McKeen and Dave Loken were all on hand to show […] Read more »

Shop Local Selfies and a #YEGSanta Cash Mob

Did you know that by shopping locally, you help to sustain our walkable neighborhoods, keep three times the money (and jobs!) in Edmonton’s economy, and help to make our city more resilient and more unique? For the third winter, we at The Local Good are encouraging Edmontonians to do part […] Read more »

Old Strathcona Antique Mall is the merchant of memories

Edmonton has many options when it comes to shopping. After all, we still lay claim to the largest mall in North America, and the city is peppered with others throughout its neighbourhoods. What doesn’t always come to mind is the Old Strathcona Antique Mall (OSAM), a great alternative when seeking […] Read more »

What you didn’t know you could find at High Street’s Carbon

Walking into the locally owned Carbon Environmental Boutique is a breath of fresh air — literally. Located on High Street (one of Edmonton’s shopping gems), Carbon’s 100 per cent wind-powered store is filled with thousands of sustainable, ethical and non-toxic products. For seven years, Allison MacLean, Carbon’s owner and operator, […] Read more »

Greening your wardrobe for spring with sustainable fashion

Sustainability is just a buzzword these days, and rightly so. For many of us, we think a lot about the food we eat, the cleaning products we buy, our reliance on fossil fuels, how we reuse and recycle our waste, and the impact of our carbon footprint on the environment. […] Read more »