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December 5, 2013
Choosing a Christmas Tree
Are you among the majority of North Americans who decorate a Christmas tree each year? If you answered yes, do you opt for the artificial or real variety? Wondering what the best option is for your...
December 3, 2013
The importance of being local: stronger communities
What if you could help create a better, more vibrant city by shopping? By shopping locally, you can do just that. In fact, a correlation exists between the number of locally owned businesses in an...
November 28, 2013
Calgary’s first community involved ale
Grown and brewed by Calgarians, Village Brewery’s Village Gardener Community Involved Ale was recently unveiled. This batch includes locally sourced malted barley and hops grown in the backyards of...
November 26, 2013
The importance of being local: a healthier environment
Did you know that buying products and services produced locally can help create a healthier environment? By cutting down on the fossil fuels associated with transportation, shopping local helps...
November 21, 2013
Announcing the winners of the 2013 Be Local Awards
Favourite REAP Businesses From August 3-October 31, Calgarians voted on their favourite REAP businesses on our website. We'd like to congratulate the winners. Favourite micro business - Conscious...
November 20, 2013
Bullfrog Power chooses our Encompassing Energy Leader
Bullfrog Power is Canada’s 100 per cent green energy provider, giving homes and businesses renewable energy solutions that reduce their environmental impact. Indeed, many REAP members are...