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August 24, 2013
The story of a native Albertan seed
A Dwarf Birch seed is blown away by the wind and rain from its parent shrub growing high atop a rocky foothill in Southern Alberta. Thousands of years of cool nights and long hot summers made this...
August 23, 2013
From the crazy to the creative, Bite sources local food that's hard to get
Whether your thing is salted caramel ice cream topped with a French fry, poutine (with cheese curds that squeak), a custom baked cake with a grumpy cat face on top, or inventive and delicious lunch...
August 22, 2013
Three ways to stay green at your favourite festivals
With all the festivals popping up in Calgary this summer, it’s great to see so many that are making an effort to reduce their environmental impacts. We’ve seen some impressive numbers this year – for...
August 21, 2013
Build a sustainable, mobile garden centre? Greengate proves you ECOCAN!
Last winter Greengate Garden Centres’ research showed that Calgary’s gardeners desired an environmentally-friendly, sustainability-focused gardening retail outlet. One idea led to another and the...
August 20, 2013
Spend Calgary Dollars for the ultimate local purchasing experience
What are Calgary Dollars?Calgary Dollars (C$) is a complimentary currency that works to stimulate spending in our local economy. You can only spend Calgary Dollars in Calgary… so the money stays in...
August 19, 2013
Protecting Alberta’s environment, one project at a time
“After 22 years, our insight and expertise as a grantmaker is as much about shared learning and respecting each other's perspectives as it is about writing cheques. It is truly gratifying to see our...