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Saturday Documentary Screenings for December

Earth’s General Store – Downtown hosts a series of documentaries to challenge, inform, and inspire people to take action. Documentary subject vary and will cover subjects ranging from permaculture to social justice, animal rights/welfare to climate change, GMO/industrial agriculture to transportation/mobility and many subjects in between.

Vegan Food Central

Earth’s General Store strives and prides itself on being Edmonton’s Vegan Food Central! We actively pursue plant based items to offer in our stores. And we primarily offer plant-based/vegan food in our Organic Cafe. Most of the products that are in our store are vegan. We also put lots of emphasis on certified organic, local and Fair Trade. Check out the list of common and not so common vegan items after the “Read More” link.

Field Roast Sausages

Field Roast Sausages are once again back on shelves in our stores. Edmonton Vegans Rejoice! All plant based substitutes are gaining in popularity across Canada. The same for the Faux Meats (fake meat) products. People are looking for the texture and tastes that they experienced with meat products but without the meat. Many companies like Field Roasts, Tofurky, Helen’s, Hillary’s burgers, Daiya, Just Mayo, Beyond Meat, etc are expanding their product lines and many companies are spending huge amounts of money on developing new and better products.


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.

Michael’s Guide to Winter Cycling in Edmonton

It is inevitable – winter is coming. Along with winter comes winter cycling. To do or not to do? So I put together this guide to winter cycling in Edmonton. Most people that consider to bicycle commute through the winter months already bicycle commute. Winter cycling is a natural extension of their summer cycling. The […]

BC Apple Season is Here

At Earth’s General Store we love being able to source a wider variety of apples that you don’t see in chain supermarkets. Variety is important to us as well as appreciating the texture, taste, history, the terroir, the labour standards, distance, relationship, etc of the food we offer at our store. Apples come in such variety. We think it is important to offer variety to our customers.