There are many big and little actions that contribute to Climate Change. The purpose of this blog post is to talk about one of the ‘little’ actions – idling our vehicles. Vehicles and the fuel that we use to produce mobility have a heavy footprint. We should be using these resources more efficiently, with more respect, and less. Here are some resources on idling to check out.
Earth’s General Store is asking you to consider spending a little more in the local economy and our store. Purchase an extra $5 – $10 of products you are going to use when you are at our store. We are struggling and need your help on an on-going basis to make this work. Thank you.
Earth’s General Store is working with Good Note Farm and Maryann Borch to bring a Syrian Cheese Workshop & Fundraiser to our downtown store this coming Sunday, November 8th (same day as our Sunday Sale Day). Come and learn how to make a variety of Simple Syrian cheeses and support a good cause. Funds raised till […]
Plans are afoot to launch a regular series of cooking and uncooking classes for the winter months. We are just finalizing some details, and a list of classes will be up shortly. These classes will be focused on developing skills, rather than just imparting recipes. People will learn how to make a meal that is nutritious, balanced, plant based, healthier, reasonably priced, and delicious. We intend to help people broaden their base storehouse of go-to recipes.
Why I voted Green today? For the past 24 years I have used the store as a vehicle to offer people consumer products that are better for the environment, their health, and society. We were initiators and very involved in all aspects of Fair Trade, environmental products, organic foods, plant based lifestyles, peace and justice […]
World Food Day is a day to reflect on food – where it comes from, who grew it, who doesn’t get enough, how it is grown and what you can do about it.
On October 19th, 2015 there is a federal election. Earth’s General Store encourages everyone to cast a vote. It is your right… and your responsibility.
October is World Vegetarian Awareness month. Vegans and Vegetarians of Alberta, Earth’s General Store & several other businesses have lots of events planned for Edmontonians to enjoy. A Very Tasty Month 🙂
Earth’s General Store now offer cash back as part of our community services.
Help keep the feet of homeless people in Edmonton a little warmer this winter. Donate socks in Socktober!