REAP Down to Earth Week – this week!

REAP 11×17 poster FINALThe third annual REAP Down to Earth Week will take place from March 28-April 1, 2011. Celebrate local living with free presentations by ders on local investing, shopping, playing and eating. Savour the best of sustainable agriculture with local feature menus at 10 independent restaurants, and meet local merchants at the Green Market. Brought to you by REAP Business Association and its partners: Calgary Public Library, Calgary Herald, First Calgary Financial, Thrive, Conscious Brands, The City of Calgary, Make it Good, and LEAF – Leaders in Environmentally Accountable Foodservice. Bullfrogpowered with 100% green electricity. For details visit www.reapcalgary.com.

A complete description of all of the events is included below.

Local Living Lecture: The rise of community capital networks, by Michael Shuman

Monday, March 28 from 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Third Floor, Calgary Public Library (616 Macleod Trail SE)

Join us for a free presentation on the new trend toward local investing. Michael Shuman will explain how your money can have 2-4 times more impact and economic benefit simply by supporting independent businesses. Learn about what we’re doing here in Calgary and how you can create a greener, more resilient city.

Michael Shuman is the author of seven books including Going Local: Creating Self Reliant Communities in a Global Age and The Small-Mart Revolution: How Local Businesses are Beating the Global Competition. Presented in partnership with Calgary Public Library, Calgary Herald, First Calgary Financial, Thrive, Conscious Brands, The City of Calgary, and Make it Good. Bullfrogpowered with 100% green electricity.

The Local Living Lectures are part of Down to Earth Week 2011, REAP’s third annual festival of sustainable living. Join us for events that showcase the best in local eating, investing, shopping, and playing. For details visit www.reapcalgary.com.

Local Living Lecture: Buying local and the importance of independent business, by Bob Miller and Bernadette Geronazzo

Tuesday, March 29 from 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Third Floor, Calgary Public Library (616 Macleod Trail SE)

Join us for a free presentation on the importance of buying local. Bob Miller and Bernadette Geronazzo, from Calgary’s Business Revitalization Zones (BRZs), will explain the role of small business in creating a vibrant city and let us know how we can vote with our dollars. Presented in partnership with Calgary Public Library, Calgary Herald, First Calgary Financial, Thrive, Conscious Brands, The City of Calgary, and Make it Good. Bullfrogpowered with 100% green electricity.

The Local Living Lectures are part of Down to Earth Week 2011, REAP’s third annual festival of sustainable living. Join us for events that showcase the best in local eating, investing, shopping, and playing. For details visit www.reapcalgary.com.

 

Local Living Lecture: Eating locally and the role of the consumer, by Hugo Bonjean

Wednesday, March 30 from 12:00 – 1:00 pm

Third Floor, Calgary Public Library (616 Macleod Trail SE)

Join us for a free presentation on the importance of eating local. Hugo Bonjean – author of In the Eyes of Anahita, Seeds of Germination or Termination, and the newly released book A People’s Power – will share his perspective on the importance of local, sustainable food systems and the power of the consumer to maintain a secure food supply. Hugo will be available to sign books following his presentation.

Presented in partnership with Calgary Public Library, Calgary Herald, First Calgary Financial, Thrive, Conscious Brands, The City of Calgary, and Make it Good. Bullfrogpowered with 100% green electricity.

The Local Living Lectures are part of Down to Earth Week 2011, REAP’s third annual festival of sustainable living. Join us for events that showcase the best in local eating, investing, shopping, and playing. For details visit www.reapcalgary.com.

Local Living Lecture: Playing locally and the environmental, social and economic impact of FolkFest, by Talia Potter

Thursday, March 31 from 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Third Floor, Calgary Public Library (616 Macleod Trail SE)

Join us for a free presentation on the importance of playing local. Talia Potter, Volunteer Coordinator for Calgary Folk Music Festival, will share with us the impact of supporting local festivals, arts and culture when it comes to creating a sustainable city. FolkFest has demonstrated leadership in its green practices for years. Learn more about the environmental, economic and social benefits of their initiatives.

Presented in partnership with Calgary Public Library, Calgary Herald, First Calgary Financial, Thrive, Conscious Brands, The City of Calgary, and Make it Good. Bullfrogpowered with 100% green electricity.

The Local Living Lectures are part of Down to Earth Week 2011, REAP’s third annual festival of sustainable living. Join us for events that showcase the best in local eating, investing, shopping, and playing. For details visit www.reapcalgary.com.

 

Local Living Lecture: Positive impacts of local living economies, by Stephanie Jackman

Friday, April 1 from 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Third Floor, Calgary Public Library (616 Macleod Trail SE)

Join us for a free presentation on the importance of living local. Stephanie Jackman, Founder and President of REAP Business Association, will summarize the key insights of the week share the environmental, economic and social benefits of supporting REAP Member businesses. Learn how your every day actions can create a greener, more resilient city.

Presented in partnership with Calgary Public Library, Calgary Herald, First Calgary Financial, Thrive, Conscious Brands, The City of Calgary, and Make it Good. Bullfrogpowered with 100% green electricity.

The Local Living Lectures are part of Down to Earth Week 2011, REAP’s third annual festival of sustainable living. Join us for events that showcase the best in local eating, investing, shopping, and playing. For details visit www.reapcalgary.com.

Green Market

April 1 from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Main Floor, Calgary Public Library (616 Macleod Trail SE)

Come meet some of the locally-owned, sustainably operated businesses that make our city unique. Displays on the main floor of the library will provide a unique opportunity to shop and interact with independent merchants that care about people and the planet as well as profits. Shop a wide variety of green products and services.

Part of Down to Earth Week 2011, REAP’s third annual festival of sustainable living. Join us for events that showcase the best in local eating, investing, shopping, and playing. For details visit www.reapcalgary.com.

Presented in partnership with Calgary Public Library, Calgary Herald, First Calgary Financial, and The City of Calgary. Bullfrogpowered with 100% green electricity.

Local Feature Menus

March 28-April 1, 2011

Boxwood, Dairy Lane, deVille, gratitude cafe, NOtaBLE, Open Range, River Cafe, The COUP, Vin Room, Wild Rose Brewery & Taproom

Dine at participating local restaurants during Down To Earth Week and sample the best in locally sourced food, derived from sustainable practices that provide us with a high quality, healthy, affordable and secure food supply. Presented in partnership with LEAF – Leaders in Environmentally Accountable Foodservice, Bullfrog Power, Calgary Herald, First Calgary Financial, and The City of Calgary.

Part of Down to Earth Week 2011, REAP’s third annual festival of sustainable living. Join us for events that showcase the best in local eating, investing, shopping, and playing. For details visit http://www.reapcalgary.com.

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