Exciting News! 31 years after beginning Earth’s General Store in 1991, Michael Kalmanovitch has officially retired. After so many years of hard-work and sacrifice, it gives us great joy to wish him a wonderful retirement, as he heads out on an epic bike adventure. For so many years, Michael’s work and passion has been …
Our May Holiday Hours for Monday, May 23rd, 2022 will be our usual holiday hours – 11 am to 5 pm. We hope EVERYONE has some great times this weekend – gardening, camping, rides in the river valley, or even the hockey games.
Since we started our business over 30 years ago we have paid our staff higher than the Alberta ‘minimum wage’. For several years we pursued achieving the Edmonton/Alberta Living Wage for all employees. We have always paid one dollar more than the minimum wage but felt that was not enough. When the Alberta NDP government raised …
Payment Shift – Debit vs Credit Cards Most people that follow us on Social Media and/or read our blog posts know that we are a local independent business. As such, we know firsthand how valuable it is that we support local businesses at all times, not just during pandemics, global economic collapses, etc. We want …
I have a problem with the UCP’s plan regarding their role out of the Critical Worker Benefit program. First – EVERYONE deserves financial support from the government. That is the governments’ job! A plumber that is called out in the middle of the night to fix a furnace or burst water pipe is an essential …
This was a video by a customer of the store. People on social media liked it so I thought I would share it here as well. I hope you enjoy it.
Our holiday hours for July 1st, 2020 are 12 noon to 6 pm. Stay dry and have a good day with friends and family
As many people know, Planet Organic closed all of its operations in March after struggling for many months. This was a big loss to the local organic scene. There were many aspects of Planet Organic I did not care for but they were serving a segment of our city that would not consider being customers …
Because we will be doing repairs to the entranceway to our parking lot we will have to close the access to the parking lot on Monday, June 22nd, 2020. Please see the map for alternate parking while we conduct these Parking Lot Repairs.
For over the past three months we have all had to learn and practice Covid Skills. These are all new to our society and many of us feel put upon by the authorities and the disruption in our lives. The possible alternative is not an attractive one. Our store and staff have worked to make our space and interactions as safe and respectful as possible. We ask that you share this space with our staff and other customers by observing proper Covid skills.
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