The Local Good

The Local Good is a not-for-profit organization that encourages Edmontonians to become greener, to think local first, and to make informed socially-responsible choices.

Recent Blog Posts

KITCHEN by Brad cooks up a love for Edmonton and local food
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KITCHEN by Brad, which opened April 2012, is a culinary studio in the heart of downtown Edmonton which serves up a variety of kitchen parties, winemakers dinners and cooking classes. I interviewed its owner and founder, Chef Brad Smoliak, a longtime leader in the Edmonton food scene, to find out ...
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Restaurants of YEG: Gettin’ roasty with ACE Coffee
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Editor’s note: The Restaurants of YEG blog series reaches out to local restaurants we love to share their story by having them answer a short interview by email. Responses are shown as submitted. Get in touch with us if you know of a restaurant we should feature! I first heard of ACE Coffee...
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The renaissance of the YEG Drinks industry
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Our final Green Drinks event of the Winter 2018 season tackles a theme we haven’t attempted before, and perhaps the most self-referential of all—YEG drinks. We’ve explored local food and local businesses, but never drinks—and now may be the most on-point time to do so. Edmonton is experiencing a ...
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Restaurants of YEG: Ace Coffee Roasters
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Editor’s note: The Restaurants of YEG blog series reaches out to local restaurants we love to share their story by having them answer a short interview by email. Responses are shown as submitted. Get in touch with us if you know of a restaurant we should feature! [AD Blurb]   What̵...
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Restaurants of YEG: Arcadia a little bar with the biggest heart
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Editor’s note: The Restaurants of YEG blog series reaches out to local restaurants we love to share their story by having them answer a short interview by email. Responses are shown as submitted. Get in touch with us if you know of a restaurant we should feature! With the massive growth [&#...
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Restaurants of YEG: Cafe Linnea lives, breathes and loves local
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Editor’s note: The Restaurants of YEG blog series reaches out to local restaurants we love to share their story by having them answer a short interview by email. Responses are shown as submitted. Get in touch with us if you know of a restaurant we should feature! Holland Plaza is one [̷...
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Storify – Green Drinks: The Election #yegvotes
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On October 12, 2017, we kicked off our fall season with an election-themed Green Drinks at the Yellowhead Brewery! Didn’t make it or just interested in seeing some #yegvote interaction? Check out this Storify summary. Our next event (all about Local Art) is November 1st! [<a href=”//sto...
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Election 2017 questionnaire response: Heather Workman, Ward 8
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[We sent five questions concerning green living, local economy and inclusiveness to all of the Election 2017 council candidates. We are posting their unedited responses in the order that they’re received. – Ed.]     What is the biggest challenge your Ward faces? What policy solutions would y...
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Election 2017 questionnaire response: Gordon Nickolic, mayoral candidate
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[We sent five questions concerning green living, local economy and inclusiveness to all of the Election 2017 council candidates. We are posting their unedited responses in the order that they’re received. – Ed.] What is the biggest challenge the city faces? What policy solutions would you seek if...
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Election 2017 questionnaire response: Eli Schrader, Ward 8
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[We sent five questions concerning green living, local economy and inclusiveness to all of the Election 2017 council candidates. We are posting their unedited responses in the order that they’re received. – Ed.] What is the biggest challenge your Ward faces? What policy solutions would you seek i...
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