The Permaculture Calgary Guild Marketplace
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Services: Coming May 2020- a dome at home. We are working to build a community of empowerment and support. A place to inspire and be inspired. **Check out our video for "The Project, the vision, the dream" Hope to see you in the yard this summer!
Services: ALCLA Native Plants has been promoting the use of native plants since 1992. We collect wild seed to ensure our plants are sourced in Alberta. We offer plants in plugs and containers, as well as seeds. We specialize in perennial forbs/ wild flowers, grasses and some shrubs. We supply plants for reclamation/ mining, prairie restoration, boulevard gardens, school yard naturalization projects, home gardens, and green roofs. We promote the use of native plants and offer presentations and workshops. We provide consulting services for: plant selection on various projects, landscape/bed design, site maintenance, pollinator/wildlife gardens, and edible and medicinal perennial gardens.
Services: Solar and wind electrician, controls and automation, plumbing, septic, and irrigation.
Services: Queen Bee Alchemy I produce and sell organic bedding out plants including tomatoes and peppers, and perennials such as rhubarb, strawberries, saskatoons, irises and rhodiola rosea. I also handcraft natural body-care products which are made from regionally harvested plants and natural ingredients including a fantastic Skin-Soothing Salve, Warming and Cooling Arnica Ointments, Miracle Deodorant, an Old-Fashioned Black Drawing Salve, Spearmint Lip Balm, and relaxing Bath Salt blends. In addition, I make beautiful jewelry made from real leaves and seeds electroplated in gold, silver, and iridescent copper. Check out my Facebook Page - Queen Bee Alchemy - at https://www.facebook.com/queen.bee.alchemy
Services: Calgary River Valleys is a non-profit watershed stewardship group. We were formed in 1991 to provide independent input to policy & large planning proposals in Calgary, especially where these proposals impact our rivers, creeks, and wetlands. We consider ourselves "the voice of our rivers." In addition to the planning input, we work on a few major projects each year, including the annual Brown Trout Redd (spawning nest) Count in the Elbow River in Calgary, and in 2018 we began an annual "Riverbank Makeover" riparian restoration project. For this Riverbank Makeover project, we worked with a different selected homeowner in 2018 and 2019 to re-plant their riparian area (the river-adjacent land) to improve its ecological function. For this project we replaced the non-native short grass with native riparian plants, provided education to river-adjacent homeowners regarding best practices for caring for the riparian area, and monitored the success of the re-planted bank over time. We plan to restore a riparian area on public land in the West Nose Creek valley in 2020. We offer a variety of volunteer opportunities to participate in these projects and in providing input to the planning process in Calgary.
Services: Fungi Akuafo offers permaculturists and small scale farmers ideas for how to integrate edible and medicinal fungi into their designs and yards. We sell spawn and provide workshops/tours.
Services: Attending the On-line PCG - Dental Hygiene information / consultation LEGO modelling
Services: Electrician service. Commercial & residential electrical construction contracting with design/build options. Product specialist, commissioning, troubleshooting. General business and markets consulting.
Phone Number: 4036127227
Services: Owner and Chief Permie at Sunny Tree Gardening where we offer Permacultural designs and installations. We specialize in adding food and permacultural techniques to otherwise conventional gardens as well as on-going maintenance of all types of gardens in and around YYC and Okotoks. We have been loving gardens for over 12 years. In the spring we sell food starts and in the fall, naturally-raised local lamb. We also offer a wide-range of soil amendments including, Sheep manure, biochar, COF (Complete Organic Fertilizer) and garden soil in bulk for food-growing spaces.
Services: You are the most appropriate decision maker for your life! We make sustainability attainable to urban dwellers by helping to identify sphere of influence and shift intentionally to build resilience into home and community through permaculture design principles. This could include preparing the scope for DIY home and garden renovations, sourcing more sustainable products and increasing efficiencies in daily life to build in more sustainability.
Services: YYC Growers participates in the food system in game-changing ways to impact the health of consumers, as well as the health of the earth and her soil. The YYC cooperative prides itself in being not just sustainable but even more importantly, regenerative. Regenerative farming is a dynamic state-of-being. A regenerative farmer is guided by this question, “Is my soil better this season than last?” The key impacts of asking this question are that the soil’s produce is more nutritious and flavourful, and Mother Earth gets taken care of. A VITAL ECOSYSTEM. The agro-ecological position taken by the cooperative means that land is valued as the foundation to a vital ecosystem, the land has a voice at the table. Farmers become stewards and builders of this ecosystem, helping to create conditions to grow good food. Healthy soil is pest- and weed-resistant soil. REGENERATIVE AGRICULTURE. Our member farmers practice regenerative agriculture: “farming and grazing practices that, among other benefits, reverse climate change by rebuilding soil organic matter and restoring degraded soil biodiversity–resulting in both carbon drawdown and improving the water cycle.” SEASONAL GOODNESS. Our weekly harvest box carries seasonal produce and food products. The summer allows for a bounty of farm-fresh, delicious produce; through the winter, you’ll receive stored root crops, microgreens, greenhouse vegetables and food products such as preserves, honey or coffee. Alternatively, you can order from our webstore anytime, too! JOIN THE YYC GROWERS HARVEST BOX PROGRAM A local community fed by the bounty of local farms in a local ecosystem strengthens the local economy.
Services: I am a passionate Gardener and Practical Herbalist. I make a Skin and Bone Repair salve, used on dry irritated skin, rashes, minor cuts and joint aches. Is especially a great ointment for anyone who works with their hands, "A gardeners dream" Contains selected plant ingredients straight from my garden. -Depending on this growing season- I'm hoping soon to have all ingredients from my garden! I also offer "Do it yourself" workshops on making Kitchen Herbal Remedy's. Talking about using herbs for common ailments, sharing recipes and demonstrating the how to's for tea blends, herbal syrups, vinegar's, tinctures and salves. All excellent ways to preserve the plants and use for common ailments.
Services: We grow healthier humans through food, education, & community. Food: Nutrient dense milk fed pork, grass-fed beef, forest garden berries Education: Courses, public speaking, consulting, private farm tours Community: Customer appreciation days, farm feasts, group farm tours
Phone Number: 587.578.7888
Services: Tessellate Craft and Cultivations https://tessellatebytraci.com
Phone Number: (403) 770-9789
Services: Verge Permaculture Design Course is offered in Calgary & in locations across Western Canada several times a year. With over 72 hours of classroom and hands-on instruction, this course is the international standard for permaculture certification. Discover the principles for designing and implementing sustainable and regenerative human habitat in this information-dense and unparalleled learning experience. Co-hosted by Urban Farm School and taught by award-winning, engineer and ecologist, Rob Avis. For dates and locations: vergepermaculture.ca/pdc