Saturday April 18th, 2015 at 12pm
Michael Shuman * Market * Workshops! (see below)
Come celebrate the world-wide movement to localize food, energy, transportation, businesses, communities, the economy and culture in Calgary. As part of the 2015 Down to Earth Week, Calgary Dollars, REAP, and the Arusha Centre will be hosting the Fair to celebrate this movement.
There will be a Market atmosphere and Workshop sessions on how to be local, resilient and sustainable in our communities and businesses.
Participatory activities for young and old, with live music! Spend your Calgary Dollars! And learn about complementary currencies. See first hand how Bridgeland’s walkability design makes it a community for the future.
Michael H. Shuman is an economist, attorney, author, and entrepreneur, and one of the world’s leading experts on the Local movement. He has authored, coauthored, or edited eight books. His book, The Small Mart Revolution: How Local Businesses Are Beating the Global Competition received as bronze prize from the Independent Publishers Association for best business book of 2006.
12pm – MICHAEL SHUMAN: Keynote speech on being part of the buy local movement.
1-5pm – MARKET: Local businesses, artisans, and community vendors
1-5pm – WORKSHOPS: Hands-on activities and learning that will help you learn how to enhance a sustainable and resilient lifestyle or business.
Speaker and Market Free; Workshops may have donation requests applied.
Location: BRCA (Bridgeland Riverside Community Hall)
917 Centre Ave NE Calgary. Just steps away from the Bridgeland LRT station.
Use your Calgary Dollars Here!
More information: 403.270.8002 / firstname.lastname@example.org / www.calgarydollars.ca
Michael Shuman is speaking on other topics as part of Down To Earth Week:
– Shuman on social innovation and businesses: https://www.facebook.com/
– Shuman on local investing: http://
Make sure you check out the full Down To Earth Week at: