"A man is rich in proportion to the number of things which he can afford to let alone.”

Henry D. Thoreau



Be sure to check our Calendar for all upcoming events!



Exciting Workshops • Hot Food 

• Kids' Corner with Bouncy castle •

 Live music • Daniel Koulack

• Heated venue •

Read more and buy tickets here

Date: Saturday October 22,  10am - 4pm

Location: Edgework Place - 40049 St Roch Rd [33N] La Broquerie (Map)

Price: $20 in advance / $25 at the door (buy tickets here)


Strawbale Workshop Opportunity

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Paul Reimer is leading a strawbale house-building workshop for Jason and Destiny Klassen, along the Red River on the east side, just south of Morris from Aug 22 to Aug 27. They are happy to have people join for a day or two days or the whole event. Please contact them at jasonhklassen@gmail.com. They are also willing to negotiate registration fees. It's a stick-frame infill hybrid system. Anyone interested in strawbale house building is welcome to join.


Summer in the City

Eric Rempel demonstrated the elegant versatility of bicycle technology leading up to Summer in the City this year. On the morning of the event, he was seen transporting our entire display frame through the streets of Steinbach to our location in front of the Green Tree Restaurant!

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Renewable Energy Show Talks

2016 Renewable Energy Show presentations are being posted at this location: VIDEO Presentations


Southeast MB Renewable Energy Show - Thank you!

Click to view photosOn Saturday, Steinbach was the focus of the Renewable Energy Community in Manitoba.  Well over 100 people came out to learn, and to share their knowledge about cutting-edge renewable energy technologies available in Manitoba.  Local vendors Keating Mechanical Service Inc., Solar Solutions, Sundial Building Performance, HeatMasterSS, Evolve Green and AC/DC Utilities shared their experience and knowledge about the products so that homeowners and other individuals can begin transitioning away from fossil fuel based energy.  Speakers Bruce Duggan, Dr. Eric Bibeau, Eric Bjornson, Justin Phillips and Lorena Mitchell covered topics from individual engagement to global economics.

A big thank you to all who attended and every one who helped in making this event such a great success!