Entries by Jessica Thorburn

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EconoUs 2017: Creating a vibrant + resilient economy for everyone

FOR TOO LONG, THE ECONOMY HAS BEEN ABOUT ‘ME’. Faced with economic disparity, growing inequality and environmental crises, Canadians are looking for alternatives. Community leaders from coast to coast to coast are using innovative business models, new investment tools and engaging technology to create good jobs, prioritize community and planet, and build strong and resilient […]

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CHFA East Sustainability Awards!

Do you know a natural foods organization going above and beyond to demonstrate exceptional sustainability leadership? Perhaps that organization is you? Once again, Conscious Brands is proud to sponsor the CHFA Sustainability Award! Nominations for CHFA Business and Supplier members based in Eastern Canada (ON/QC/NL/NS/NB/PE) are now open! Companies exemplifying the following characteristics are encouraged […]

Loft for Sale!

As some of you know, our loft – the Conscious Brands Collaboratorium – is officially for sale. We are selling it privately, so any support or help getting the message out would be most appreciated. The Loft is a great investment in the up and coming neighbourhood of Calgary’s Easy Village. It is zoned for […]

May’s Top 5 High Vibes

As we dive headfirst into June (how is it already June?!), it almost feels safe to say that gone are the bitterly cold winter months that ravaged us all, and upon us are the endless days of sunshine and hot hot heat! (thought in typing that, I worry I may have jinxed us all into […]

Update on our 30×30 Nature Challenge

For the month of May, the CB team signed on to take the David Suzuki 30×30 Nature Challenge – spending 30 minutes a day in nature for 30 days to kick-start a nature habit that lasts all year-round. We couldn’t have picked a more beautiful or perfect time for this challenge. After being cooped up […]

CHFA Sustainability Awards

Conscious Brands is a proud sponsor of the CHFA Sustainability Award – Recognizing organizations that have developed a culture of sustainability internally and that display strong engagement and participation from employees. This year at CHFA West, Left Coast Naturals was honoured as the Supplier Recipient and Nature’s Fare Market was honoured as the Retailer Recipient […]

April’s Top 5 High Vibes

What does the word ‘harmony’ mean to you? For most of us, we probably conjure up the notion of balance, cooperation or tranquillity. When we think of harmony in our everyday life, we imagine a utopic place where stress or tension are more even-keeled and most elements feel in balance. A space where work and […]