EGS’s 31st Birthday sale event, 15% off, September 3rd-5th.

Join us for our 31st birthday celebration, starting Saturday September 3rd, and lasting through the long weekend! There will be a 15% store-wide discount Saturday, Sunday and Monday, as well as special earth donuts from Fawkes Vegan donuts, Veggie delights food truck, and Pure love plant-based cremery. We will also have a resident visit from …

Michael Kalmanovitch’s Retirement, Ownership Update

  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 …

Sea Moss

We have been selling Sea Moss (Irish Moss) for many years now. The sales just continue to get crazier. We get a whole community of people from the Caribbean, people that are using it for a variety of health benefits, and some that are just adding it to their smoothies as a thickener. When I …

Alberta Living Wage

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

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 …

Critical Worker Benefit program

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 …

Just Egg

At the beginning of February, I saw a mention in one of our supplier catalogues for this exciting new product from Just Egg. Just Egg is a product that Canadian vegans or that are allergic to eggs have been looking forward to trying for a long while. I have tried to obtain the liquid Just …