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July 2, 2014
City Repair Calgary aims to transform city spaces
“The most radical thing you can do is commit to your community,” Mark Lakeman says in a course at a rural ecovillage in Oregon. In a hands-on activity, Mark leads folks in turning an uninspiring...
June 25, 2014
The Story Behind Your Food
Do you ever find yourself wondering exactly where the food you buy at the grocery store has come from? If you try to purchase more locally produced food when grocery shopping, you probably know how...
June 20, 2014
Join REAP and its members at the Re-Localization Fair this Saturday!
Who? Calling all Calgarians! What? Don’t miss the Re-Localization Fair this Saturday to: Celebrate Neighbours Day! Mayor Nenshi has declared June 21st as Neighbours Day and Bridgeland is...
June 19, 2014
Hillhurst Microfarms Turns Lawns into Farms
Jennifer Miller is the founder and the farmer behind Hillhurst Microfarms. Raised in a family thatloved to garden, some of her earliest and most loved memories are of working in her family’s huge...
June 13, 2014
How Remade Designs a Better World
Hi fellow REAPsters, Allow me to introduce myself. I’m Anna-Marie Ashton, jewelry designer and founder of Remade Design. I rescue and reuse pretty bits and pieces of jewelry from antique shops...
June 9, 2014
Tools are for sharing
It’s that time of year: it’s outdoor cleaning season. You’ve been meaning to clean out the dirt that’s been building up on the siding of your house, and wash down the patio furniture. It’s a big job...