Top 15 Sustainable Initiatives in Saskatchewan
Situated in Western Canada, Saskatchewan is a province that will throw you for a loop in the most wonderful of ways. Home to rich flora and fauna where meadows, wetlands, forests and lakes are all within reach, Saskatchewan is perfect for the true nature enthusiast. As the country’s largest producer of mustard, discover the Top 15 Sustainable Initiatives in Saskatchewan that are protecting its land!
There are many more sustainable initiatives that we may have missed, so if you believe you should be in the Top 15 Sustainable Initiatives of Saskatchewan, feel free to contact us and we will evaluate your sustainable initiative.
Discover the Top 15 Sustainable Initiatives in Saskatchewan
MPT‘s goal is to develop and manufacture biological-based solutions that are natural, renewable and safe to use in managing key pests. By developing and demonstrating this sustainable biofumigation technology, MPT is seeking to create a niche market for renewable mustard meal beyond its traditional uses as a condiment or ingredient for the food industry.
Ecobain Gardens aims to grow gourmet quality, hydroponic lettuce within the Saskatoon city limits. This exciting operation will use the latest in technologies to maximize the crop output while minimizing the inputs, making it an economic venture and also enticing for potential clients. Ecobain Gardens will work with individual restaurants and chefs to come up with their own custom types of lettuce.
Farm At Hand
Built for farmers on the go, Farm At Hand keeps you organized, efficient and productive all year long by capturing key field data. Track all field activities like planting, spraying, scouting, harvesting and more using your smartphone, tablet devices or computer. Automatically download reports (Fields, Planting, Spraying) for crop insurance, agronomists and market consultants in a breeze.
Honey Bun Café
Honey Bun Café is dedicated to representing ingredients and recipes from around Saskatchewan’s region. Fresh, local ingredients turned into fresh, local fare.
33 1/3 Coffee Roasters
33 1/3 Coffee Roasters equals fresh, seasonal, and ethically sourced specialty coffee based in Regina, Saskatchewan!
Floating Gardens is a hydroponic greenhouse growing gourmet vegetables year-round for local markets. Many of their soilless, hydroponic crops are grown in ground coconut shells and others floating on water.
Living Sky Winery
Living Sky Winery creates their wines in the spirit of awe and amazement, with Saskatchewan grown fruit. If you want commercial, mass-produced wine that comes in a box – well, their wine is not for you. But if you care about local sustainable production, artisan craftsmanship and wine that brings a smile to your face from the first sip – well, they can help you with that!
Sacred Earth Soaps
Since their beginning in 1998, Sacred Earth Soaps have been handmade in small batches from only natural ingredients. We do not use any synthetic colours, fragrances or preservatives
They make 10 varieties of handmade biodegradable soaps as well as 5 types of shampoo and shave soap; seasonal varieties; gentle, natural skin care and a full line of 100% beeswax candles.
Regina’s Farmers Market
Regina’s Farmers Market has been the gathering place for a special rural and urban exchange. Their vendors locally make, bake or grow their products, serving a unique selection of organic and ethnic foods, beautiful flowers and plants, tempting sweets, unique arts and crafts, and much, much more.
The Three Farmers (Colin, Dan and Ron) are second and third generation farmers who have grown up on this land and are committed to its preservation, proudly numbering the prairies among the best places in the agricultural world. Farming, they are proud to say, is not simply a job, but a way of life, and one they are all too happy to share.
Pela Case is developing eco-friendly phone cases with Flaxstic™. Flaxstic™ is a combination of flax straw ‘waste’, plant-based biopolymers, and recycled materials. The flax shive provides the biopolymers with added texture, impact resistance and an eco-friendly appearance, while maintaining the biodegradability and compostability of the biopolymer.
The Emerging Technologies for Global Food Security Conference
This conference will feature a dedicated exhibition area to provide organizations with an opportunity to promote products and services in a professionally presented and marketed exhibition display area.
The Global Institute For Food Security
The Global Institute For Food Security aims to help feed the world through transformative innovations in agriculture and food production that will benefit Saskatchewan’s economic, social and environmental wellbeing and which will empower developing countries to achieve local food security.
Agricultural Bioscience International Conference
The ABIC has planned its future with a vision of creating value in agriculture, food, health, energy, and bio-based industries for the benefit of human kind. ABIC Foundation’s mission is dedicated to linking the global business, science, government, and development communities to enable the application of sustainable agricultural technologies for the good of all.
And there you have it! L’Autre Couleur’s Top 15 Sustainable Initiatives in Saskatchewan
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This was the 8th post in the Top 15 Sustainable Initiatives series; one for every Canadian province. By the end of 2016 you can expect a Top Sustainable Initiatives article for every province of Canada! To stay updated on the up and coming initiatives, subscribe to our monthly newsletter and like us on Facebook.
Also please comment if we have left out any important sustainable initiatives in Saskatchewan that you believe should be part of the top 15, or if you have any thoughts/ comments on the article.
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