Presented by ReThink Red Deer and Red Deer College Green Campus with support provided by Alberta Environment and Parks' Community Environmental Action program.
Saturday, March 21, 10am to 4pm at Red Deer College (Cenovus Learning Common - east Trades wing 2nd floor, room 2900)
The EcoLiving Fair + Workshops is Red Deer's one day event bringing together community groups, innovative local businesses, makers and artisans in an indoor marketplace. Connect to local expertise through workshops and engaging presentations, and gain an overview of what’s happening in Red Deer’s sustainability scene. Come and enjoy the spring fair feel with live music provided by Stephen James Scott, Jaydin Vonkeman and Bradford Lawlor.
Featuring: Ian MacKenzie
Ian MacKenzie is an award-winning visionary filmmaker and writer who has been tracking the seeds of emergent culture for over a decade. His work as a visionary artist has attuned Ian to the power of story. At this EcoLiving Fair you will be invited to explore the stories that build our community, and shape society. The world is made of stories, what world do you want to create?
Marketplace - 10:00am - 4:00pm
Workshops - 10:30am - 12:30pm
How to recognize toxic ingredients in your personal care products
How students and teachers can implement effective environmental change in their schools
How to grow & design with indigenous plants
What is regenerative agriculture and why does it matter?
+ Gardening and composting workshops for kids!
Ian MacKenzie keynote presentation - 1pm
Storytelling Workshop with Ian MacKenzie - 2:30pm
Film Screening of Sacred Economics followed by Q+A with Ian
Friday March, 20
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Margaret Parsons Theatre, Red Deer College
The City of Red Deer Parks Department
LISA holistic bath and body
Greenroots Eco Farming
Red Deer Association for Bicycle Commuting
Kerry Wood Nature Centre
Steel Pony Farm
Green Deer Sustainability Hub
City of Red Deer, Environmental Services
Red Deer Public Library
Living Lands Landscape & Design
Pefferlaw Maple Syrup / Nixon Honey
Red Deer, AB T4N 5H5