On Wednesday, May 7, the Yellowhead Brewery will be filled with Edmontonians with a keen interest in local business, as it’s clear that spending your money locally makes a big, positive impact.
If you think, “But I can’t get everything locally!” this Green Drinks has the answer! Well, not quite for everything. But we have an amazing selection of local business and community leaders who might just surprise you on what you can get locally, or what the local impact can be. Each guest will receive a “Unique YEG Shopping List” and will explore and connect with the local business community to discover the variety of products and services you didn’t realize had a local twist.
Janice with Henry’s Purveyors of Fine Things
“Serving Edmonton and surrounding areas, Henry’s Purveyor of Fine Things provides an eclectic range of furniture and home decor, from contemporary to French country. We believe that melding styles makes for a look that will endure for years to come.
Henry’s team includes knowledgeable certified interior decorators to assist you in finding the right pieces for your home. Some of the services we offer include furniture and accessory selection, space planning, colour consultations, home styling, home staging, and window treatments such as drapes and shutters. If you are seeking to balance the energy in your space, we provide feng shui consultations conducted by certified practitioners.
Tessa with Theatre Garage
“We’re your year round theatre quality costume store.” Theatre Garage is the only professional theatrical costume and make-up with a storefront. Here, the public can access all the glory of custom-built costumes, zombification and other make-up tricks and specialized workshops.
Andrew Gonzales with Lucid Lifestyle
“Providers of sustainable and ethical fashion is what we pride our selves on here in Edmonton and online with lucid lifestyle ca . We’re super picky with what we bring into our shop and believe you should be too when selecting your next outfit. The bulk of our collection is Made in Canada and out of sustainable and natural fabrics.”
Carrie Langevin with Mother Earth Essentials
“Our mission is to make, distribute & sell the highest quality bath, body & tea products on the market with a continual commitment to incorporating local, natural & organic ingredients. We are 100% aboriginal owned & operated utilizing business practices that respectfully honor local aboriginal knowledge while promoting the preservation of our beautiful culture. Our business practices reflect our deep respect for Mother Earth & the environment, which by incorporating the essence of these sacred plants, we hope to create products that inspire & nurture the human spirit.”
Mikey Hamm with Anthony at Your Service
“Anthony at Your Service is a local delivery business that employs people with developmental disabilities. It was founded by Mikey Hamm and Deborah Barrett for Deborah’s son Anthony, a gentle, joyful young man with autism. Anthony has been enthusiastically embraced by the community, and his business has grown to provide work for others with similar challenges. Anthony at Your Service provides no hassle errand-running. Call us from anywhere in the world and we’ll go buy cupcakes or wine or a wolverine action figure and bring it to your special someone in Edmonton. They’ll be thrilled and you’ll be providing paid work for someone with a developmental disability who wouldn’t otherwise have that opportunity.” And check out the video here!
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