Friday, July 20th, 2018

Embracing Community Gardening at Alex Decoteau Park

I’ve never had much of a green thumb. I barely remember to water my house plants, and the container gardens I’ve had in the summer on our balcony have never thrived. However, when the chance to sign up for a plot in our new Downtown Community Garden came up in the spring, Mack and I […]

Sunday, September 16th, 2012

City Market Report: Week 18 (plus Cornfest!)

We were blessed with another beautiful market day on Saturday, which always feels fortunate the later in the year that we get. Shoppers were our enjoying the sunshine at the City Market, though I wasn’t one of them myself! Beautiful day I was volunteering for Downtown Edmonton Community League’s Cornfest (more on that later), so […]

Saturday, September 17th, 2011

City Market Report: Week 18 (plus Corn Fest!)

I suppose this really isn’t a City Market report so much as it is a recap about Corn Fest, Downtown Edmonton Community League’s annual fall event run in conjunction with Edmonton Federation of Community League’s city-wide Community League Day. Corn Fest Over 100 community leagues organized events for today, which ranged from barbecues, potlucks, carnivals, […]