2020 EcoLiving Fair + Workshops

Get Inspired at the EcoLiving Fair! Connect with your community and make a positive impact on the environment.

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)

EcoLiving Poster

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

    • Lisa Morissette

  • How students and teachers can implement effective environmental change in their schools

    • LCHS EcoVision

  • How to grow & design with indigenous plants

    • Cynthia Pohl

  • What is regenerative agriculture and why does it matter?

    • Mike Kozlowski

  • + 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


Confirmed Exhibitors:

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

Sherpi’s Mittens

LCHS EcoVision

Illicit Metalwork

Red Deer Public Library

Living Lands Landscape & Design

Pefferlaw Maple Syrup / Nixon Honey

March 21st, 2020 10:00 AM to  4:00 PM
500 College Blvd
Red Deer, AB T4N 5H5