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August 22, 2014
Breathing new life into forgotten jewelry
When I first began designing, before selling anything, I made items for friends and family salvaging pieces of their old, unworn jewelry as a hobby. The necklace pictured here belongs to my mom, and...
August 21, 2014
Mañana Imports connects third-world producers with first-world buyers
For most REAP businesses, “local” means Calgary-made, but to the Burger family – owners of Mañana Imports & Gifts – that word takes on a more global meaning. Stephen Burger started the...
August 20, 2014
5 steps away from a fresh squeeze of OJ
How is the freshest, most addictive orange juice in Calgary made? Troy Kelly from The Fresh Squeeze took REAP behind the scenes to find out! Step 1:The Fresh Squeeze orders its oranges from two...
August 19, 2014
LEAF helps customers decide where to dine
As an environmentally conscious customer, I find it can be difficult to make a knowledgeable decision about where to dine out. Generally, I want to know things like: Where my food is coming...
August 18, 2014
Why grass-fed beef is better
Perhaps you’ve heard that grass-fed beef is all the rage. Are you wondering why?Allow us to enlighten you:  It’s better for youGrass-fed beef is higher in vitamins, minerals and omega-three...
August 17, 2014
A medicinal drink for your plants!
As it turns out, plants are a lot like people. Observe: People need healthy bacteria in their gut to aid in digestion and the uptake of nutrients from food.Plants also need a kind of “healthy...