Shop Local: Where to shop for plants and gardening supplies in and around Calgary.

Planting and gardening season is finally here! We could rave about the therapeutic benefits associated with getting your hands in some dirt and bringing life into your home and backyard, but that’s a discussion for a different day. Instead, we’ve compiled a list of local shops, businesses and vendors who can help turn your thumbs … Read moreShop Local: Where to shop for plants and gardening supplies in and around Calgary.

A Free & Effective Tool for Albertans to Get Their Daily Dose of Vitamin D

Alberta is blessed to have frequent sunny blue skies, even on the coldest of days. Even though we Albertans receive an average of 320 days of sunlight per year, we greatly contribute to the statistic of Vitamin D deficiency of Canadians. (Between 70-97% of Canadians have Vitamin D insufficiency!) Why Vitamin D Matters Vitamin D … Read moreA Free & Effective Tool for Albertans to Get Their Daily Dose of Vitamin D

Indoor Activities for the Outdoor Adventurer

 Ideas to keep in touch with your adventurous side when getting out isn’t an option.  Make Energy or Protein Bars Make some energy or protein bars. Use a base recipe for the bars and then add your own fixings! (Did someone say chocolate?) Below are links to base recipes we like to use from the … Read moreIndoor Activities for the Outdoor Adventurer

Outdoor Courses and Certifications Available In and Around Calgary

Getting certified in various safety and survival courses greatly increases your knowledge and confidence in the outdoors. (Meaning you get to explore more, and more safely!)  A few organizations within the Calgary area offer courses including: Wilderness First Aid  Avalanche Safety Training Wilderness Survival  Wildlife Awareness Rope Rescue Training Swift Water Safety and Rescue  Ice Safety Awareness More … Read moreOutdoor Courses and Certifications Available In and Around Calgary

Turkey Dinner Bowl

Yes. You can bring turkey dinner out to the backcountry! It’s super delicious and provides energy boosting nutrients such as carbs, proteins and numerous vitamins!  Ingredients Most of these ingredients are dehydrated. Pick them up at your local grocery store, or make your own! (How? Visit our dehydrating 101 page) Yield: 1 serving 1/2 package … Read moreTurkey Dinner Bowl