Green Calgary

Events

September 2014


Sep
25
2014

Community Natural Foods Presents: Hemp Foods; the Ultimate Plant Based Protein and Omega-3 Source

Free Public Lecture – Hemp Foods; the Ultimate Plant Based Protein and Omega-3 Source with Manitoba Harvest

Join this lecture to discover hemp foods and learn more about their interesting evolution and how easy they are to incorporate into your daily life. Mike Fata, CEO founded Manitoba Harvest Hemp Foods after these amazing plants helped him change his life and lose over 100lbs. Learn from this certified health coach how you can transform yourself too!

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Sep
27
2014

Home Canning: A Beginner’s Workshop

This workshop is perfect for anyone who would like to learn how to preserve, who is interested in eating locally year round, and who would like to control where their food is coming from while saving time and money!

Our instructors will guide us through the practical art of home canning. Learn the chemistry and biology of water bath canning so that you can become comfortable with the process and the theory behind it. You will gain the confidence and skills to preserve heirloom family recipes or any new concoctions you wish through our successful interactive format. The workshop will cover canning theory, equipment, recipe selection, sourcing supplies and of course, hands on canning for everyone to take home!

Workshop includes: all ingredients, equipment and lunch!

Tickets: www.homecanningsept27.eventbrite.ca

Space is limited so register soon!

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Sep
28
2014

R.E.A.P – Fifth Annual Food For Thought

This event showcases healthy, sustainable local food and gives guests an opportunity to experience 20+ food stations and learn about the players in our local food system. Community displays will be interspersed with sampling stations, providing engaging and interactive information. There will be live music, activities for kids and a key note address by Judy Wicks – mother of the local movement and co-founder of the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (Balle).

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October 2014


Oct
01
2014

HSCA 4th Annual Harvest Fair with Calgary Horticultural Society and Green Calgary

Stay tuned to this site http://www.farmersmarket.hillhurstsunnyside.org/wp-content/uploads/harvest-fair-rules-categories-20131.pdf for more details on the upcoming Harvest Fair and how to enter your garden delights for judging and bragging rights!

 

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Oct
07
2014

Sustainability Series Presents: The Ins and Outs of Composting

Green Calgary presents Master Composter Bert Einsiedel in a workshop that will cover the basics of indoor and outdoor composting. We will outline what is needed to create good quality compost in Calgary, as well as the do’s and don’ts of composting. You will learn about:

• What can be added and what should be avoided
• The difference between greens and browns
• Adequate moisture
• Turning frequency
• Avoiding smell and pests
• Using compost in the yard and garden
• The various methods of composting including Bokashi, Vermicomposting, Backyard and more!

If you’re new to composting, or discouraged by your results and looking to improve, or are already composting and interested in diverting even more organics, then this workshop is for you! The workshop will have plenty of time for questions and discussion and will include a demonstration on how to make your own Bokashi and worm bins – with the option to purchase a Bokashi bin to take home.

Available for purchase at the event:  Green Calgary will be selling composters, wingdiggers, kitchen catchers and liners, Bokashi bins and starter, vermicomposting bins, taking orders for Red Wigglers and more.

BONUS - Green Calgary members receive 10% off all composter and accessory purchases! (except FreeGarden Earth compost bins, which are already subsidized by the City of Calgary)

Where: Green Calgary Office, #301, 14 Street NW
When: Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm

This is a FREE event but registration is required due to seating capacity. To register, please visit www.compostingoctober2014.eventbrite.ca.
If you register and can no longer attend PLEASE let us know so we can open your seat to someone else. Thank you in advance for your cooperation!

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Oct
15
2014

Home School Days: Green Calgary Programs for Home School! Wed October 15th: preschool & kindergarten

Green Calgary is pleased to introduce our first ever Home School Days October 15th – 17th, 2014 for students in preschool to grade six!  Our environmental educator will be leading students in hands-on and curriculum-based activities in the field of environmental sustainability in order to discover more about our impacts on the planet. 

Sessions will run for 2.5 hours (9:30 AM – 12:00 PM) and include two hour-long programs divided by age group: 

Dates and Programs:

Wed October 15th: preschool & kindergarten Water for Life and Worms Love Leftovers
Thurs October 16th: grades 1-3 Water for Life and Waste in our World
Fri October 17th: grades 4-6 Clean Green and Waste in our World

Location: Green Calgary office, #100-301 14th St NW
Cost: $27.50/student

Each session has a strict 15 child limit.  Please only one parent per participant please.

Registration is now open! CLICK HERE TO REGISTER! For more information, please contact the Green Kids Coordinator at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or (403) 230-1443 ext 228.

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Oct
16
2014

Home School Days: Green Calgary Programs for Home School! Thursday October 16th: grades 1-3

Green Calgary is pleased to introduce our first ever Home School Days October 15th – 17th, 2014 for students in preschool to grade six!  Our environmental educator will be leading students in hands-on and curriculum-based activities in the field of environmental sustainability in order to discover more about our impacts on the planet. 

Sessions will run for 2.5 hours (9:30 AM – 12:00 PM) and include two hour-long programs divided by age group: 

Dates and Programs:

Wed October 15th: preschool & kindergarten Water for Life and Worms Love Leftovers
Thurs October 16th: grades 1-3 Water for Life and Waste in our World
Fri October 17th: grades 4-6 Clean Green and Waste in our World

Location: Green Calgary office, #100-301 14th St NW
Cost: $27.50/student

Each session has a strict 15 child limit.  Please only one parent per participant please.

Registration is now open! CLICK HERE TO REGISTER! For more information, please contact the Green Kids Coordinator at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or (403) 230-1443 ext 228.

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Oct
17
2014

Home School Days: Green Calgary Programs for Home School! Friday October 17th: grades 4-6

Green Calgary is pleased to introduce our first ever Home School Days October 15th – 17th, 2014 for students in preschool to grade six!  Our environmental educator will be leading students in hands-on and curriculum-based activities in the field of environmental sustainability in order to discover more about our impacts on the planet.  Sessions will run for 2.5 hours (9:30 AM – 12:00 PM) and include two hour-long programs divided by age group: 

Dates and Programs:

Wed October 15th: preschool & kindergarten Water for Life and Worms Love Leftovers
Thurs October 16th: grades 1-3 Water for Life and Waste in our World
Fri October 17th: grades 4-6 Clean Green and Waste in our World

Location: Green Calgary office, #100-301 14th St NW
Cost: $27.50/student

Each session has a strict 15 child limit.  Please only one parent per participant please.

Registration is now open! CLICK HERE TO REGISTER! For more information, please contact the Green Kids Coordinator at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or (403) 230-1443 ext 228.

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December 2014


Dec
03
2014

Green Jobs Forum

Event Title: Green Jobs Forum
Hosts: ECO Canada & Green Living
Date: Dec. 3, 2014
Time: 11am – 7pm
Location: Calgary Telus Convention Centre, South Building / 120 9th Ave SE, Calgary
Cost: Free
Website: http://www.greenjobsforum.ca
Contact Name: Yana Jay
Contact Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Description:
The Green Jobs Forum offers professionals, students and the general public an in-depth exploration of career options and industry trends in the ever-expanding Green Economy. Expect to:

-Discover environmental labour market trends, career paths and skills requirements
-Learn about environmental best practices that can apply to all sectors
-Connect with peers, thought-leaders and innovators

For more information, please visit www.greenjobsforum.ca

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