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July 29, 2015
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...
July 23, 2015
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...
July 2, 2015
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...
June 25, 2015
Humans as nature
Recent research indicates that Western cultures are increasingly disconnected from nature: We spend up to 90% of our time indoors (Health Canada). Just 7% of kids aged 5-11 are meeting physical...
June 19, 2015
Bringing people together to break (flat) bread
The Village Flatbread Co. isn’t your average pizzeria. It aims to serve great tasting food that’s local, seasonal and organic, while promoting healthy eating and food justice. It has removed as many...
June 17, 2015
Change happens forward and backward
In my last article I talked about some changes I’ve witnessed over the past decade. It’s exciting, but it’s still not fast. Picture two cans of paint: the one you’ve always used and another can with...