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How access to local producers builds community

The Bridgeland Riverside Farmer’s Market was created by the community, for the community. Launched in 2014, the Bridgeland Riverside Farmer’s Market is run primarily by volunteers. They call Bridgeland home and are passionate about increasing access to local food in their community. View full blog post

Getting excited about the Buy Local movement in Calgary!

The Buy Local Movement is leading us towards more vibrant communities, a healthier environment and a new economy that creates prosperity for all. This is a powerful movement that’s gaining momentum across North America, whereby citizens are choosing to spend their money differently. View full blog post

Meet the makers of REAP’s new website!

In our last blog post, we mentioned how excited we are to be launching a new website that better reflects the power and excitement of Calgary’s buy local movement. Today we’d like to give a huge shout out to Structured Abstraction for helping us make the new and improved website possible! Allow us to introduce our dream team... View full blog post

Advance your skillset with a Community Economic Development Certificate from SFU

Elisha Kittson, 2014 Graduate of Simon Fraser University’s Certificate Program in Community Economic Development, asks fellow alumni: Why did you spend 8 months and $4800 on Formal Training in Community Economic Development? View full blog post