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VegFest Calgary 2019

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.

Secret Shop: How one fashion collective is creating a community of sustainable fashion

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.

The past, present, and future of river surfing

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.