Story by Jenessa Blanchet. Whether you’re already vegan or have just been wanting to learn more about plant-based foods and local, animal friendly goods and services, VegFest Calgary 2019 (VFC), on June 15 at Shaw Millennium Park, would be a perfect introduction to or continued education in all things vegan.
Story and photos by Will Geier. In a world where fast fashion and throwaway fashion are dominating, there is a group in Calgary pushing the boundaries by creating a community of reusable fashion. Enter Secret Shop: a collective creating exciting interactive fashion events in Calgary . It is at times a pop-up frenzy or function revolving around a second-hand shopping experience with unique pieces you will not find anywhere else.
Words by Grant Lahring. If anyone knows river surfing in Calgary, it’s Luke Morstad. His company (Outlier Surf) has been instrumental in building the community that surfs The One Wave near the 10th Street Bridge downtown. Fresh from winning $10,000 at the JMH LaunchPad pitch competition this spring, Luke and his team are poised for their biggest season yet.
Story and photos by Andrea Wong. Named the fastest growing city in Canada, Calgary’s urban centre can be summarized by the concrete monoliths on its skyline. But along the edges of the bustling downtown core, past the rows of glossy office towers, a single, three-story house stands to predate them all.
Story and photos by Elle McLean. As Calgarians, we suffer the joy and the burden of endless out-of-town friends and family visiting us with one thing in mind: Banff. While Alberta’s national parks are beautiful and the mountains are stunning, our city has a wide variety of highlights to offer visitors as well.
Story and photos by Shane Flug. Working from their home woodshop in Bowness, brothers Martinus and Adrian Pool bring new life to old skateboards and refurbished wood with their vibrant and colourful woodworking creations. With community support and a little bit of luck going viral online last Canada Day, the wheels are in full motion serving a global clientele.