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Eco-Impact Event: Sustainable Fashion

Demands sinks and supplies pile up, isn’t? Well, a few years ago, Burberry "burned $37 million worth of goods to stop them being stolen or sold cheaply". Less than 10 years ago, Dior could decorate a stage with thousands of fresh flowers, Chanel could bring real ice from Sweden for a winter (...)

Meeting with Jukka Peltokoski: how can a city change?

It is no mystery that threats on the environment put agriculture, and therefor, people’s self-sufficiency at risk. In Tampere, the food supply chain relies a lot on imported food. But the food system is only one example of dependency because it is actually the entire system that is more or less (...)

Making Sense of Conflicts and Power in Systems Change

"The Sensemaking meetup is Systems Change Finland’s monthly meetup where we explore topics related to applied Systems Thinking and Complexity with interesting speakers. Instead of being one-sided lectures, our meetups are spaces where participants can also make sense about the topics with each (...)

Use it all x Platform 6: Reducing food waste by innovations!

Join us when Dodo’s Use it all - food waste project and the P6 startups (Blokgarden, Herkkä Snacks and Ozonium) talk about reducing food waste by innovations. The startup Foodtech is also present. Both professionals in food or circular economy and citizens interested in environmentally friendly (...)

Good organic bread in town, finally

I love good bread, don’t you? Maybe it’s my French side. Or my Italian one. Whatever, I love good bread. But finding good organic bread in Tampere has been mission impossible since a little while. By good I mean: crispy but soft at the same time, with different options, and that can stay in (...)

Artists from Pirkanmaa, this is for you

Dear Artists from Pirkanmaa, You know the urge. The urge to share the beauty you perceive. The urge to create the visions that are visiting you. The urge to feel grateful, light and focused. In this terrible climate change social human crisis, your skills are gifts and they are very needed. (...)

Meeting with Jussi Holopainen: the spirit of nature

Should we slow down a bit, the climate change crisis is questioning us all, heavily, urgently, and at every levels. This is not an easy step at all. Seeing with lucidity what’s happening, what’s wrong, what’s broken, the anger and sadness that go with it, but also the creativity, the challenges (...)

Meeting with Vilma Rimpelä: information for the future

At any century, being young wasn’t easy but we now can see that on top of dealing with a "traditional" amount of essential questions, the youth has to deal with a huge series of new challenges of all kind. Will they make it faster than the previous generations? Will they grow with enough focus (...)

HIEDANRANTA GARDEN PARTY -LIVESTREAM

HIEDANRANTA GARDEN PARTY -LIVESTREAM The program of the online event includes music, circus, greetings from Hiedanranta and a magic show! Join the lines at 13-15 on Hiedanranta’s Youtube channel. Appear in the Livestream broadcast 13.00 Matti 13.30 Juggler Jani Suihkonen 13.35 Greetings from (...)

Meeting with Anne Savitie, art motivated by community spirit

Keeping a creative mind and believing that beauty is indispensable to our lives is sometimes hard. That’s why artists are so important to remind us that there is much more, that it can be bigger than daily life and to walk us through new worlds they can imagine. Anne Savitie is a great artist (...)

Meeting with Alexandra Santos, a change agent in the start-up eco-system

Alexandra is based in Finland since 15 years. She’s coming from Portugal and she had to make her way here! First involved with Tribe, a great community space for startups that was really missing in town when it was created, she then co-founded Stream Festival. It was a non-profit event (...)

Meeting with eco-village co-founders: Satu & Jarkko Mattila

Satu and Jarko Mattila are change agents of the Pirkanmaa region. Together with others, they have created an eco-village where about 30 people live permanently. When you start something like that, you obviously enter a fascinating journey because everything is going to be questioned. It’s a (...)

Wild herbs excursion

Join Rahel, founder of Ruska natural skincare, on an excursion to the forest! It is all about forest herbs - their uses and qualities! She will "take you on a journey into my world and show you the forest from a new perspective. As a forest specialist I love to share my passion for the forest (...)

Circular Economy Reality

You’re warmly invited to join us on a journey to understand, experience, practice and develop Circular Economy in our town together! The Circular Economy Club Tampere, Tribe and Ehta Raha aim to expand your knowledge about what reality of climate change we live and what those best options we (...)

Eco-Impact event: Natural lifestyle

In Finland, the cottage lifestyle is a beautiful connection with simplicity and nature. It may not be that familiar to foreigners so during this evening we will address that. We’ll also have tips to behave more consciously when we are at the mökki and also learn from community living in beautiful (...)

Urban Dinner: Waste to taste

Dodo’s first Urban Dinner in Tampere will take place in Nekala 9th June – sign up for the event now! The venue is: Kuoppamäentie 23, FI-33800 Tampere How to make a delicious meal from waste food ingredients? 😋 We will be cooking in Nekala’s waste food kitchen with chef Olli Rinta-Mantila and two (...)

Eco-Impact Events: Local food. Good food.

The changes in the climate and the desire for a more sustainable lifestyle are raising so many questions about food! Join us to share and (maybe) learn about local production, farmers, shared garden and also... supermarkets since this is where we all go. Marko Simunaniemi from Kajo Ravintola (...)

Wild Food Culinary Foraging Adventure

Would you like to be able to recognise edible plants and wild vegetables in natural forest environment, reconnect to nature, follow a more ecological lifestyle, or learn how to use or prepare meals with wild plants? Then you are in the right place! Fb page to follow their events in Tahmela and (...)

Wild&Cuisine - a Dodo (yummy) project

The aim of the Wild&Cuisine project is to revive the old Finnish and European cultural heritage and to make people love free edible wild plants in their vicinity. It teaches the use of these ubiquitous edible wild plants while increasing people’s well-being, survival skills and respect for (...)

Eco-Impact Events: All responsible? What we can do.

Citizens, associations, institutions, we are all in the same boat, aren’t we? So let’s talk about it! The ongoing climate change crisis takes multiple forms and challenges all of us differently. Many people in Tampere and the region are already taking action. This event is meant to meet them, (...)

Urban gardening at Hiedanranta Edible Park

Hiedanranta Edible Park hosts open and free garden events from May to October, where the park’s vegetable garden is cultivated. At the events, useful plants are sown and planted, vegetable land is managed and the crop is harvested in the autumn. In order for the crops to grow to harvest (...)

Taking the green entrepreneurship path

Have you ever wondered what social entrepreneurship looks like? Have you ever thought about going through the path of a social entrepreneur? Join this webinar to hear from inspiring stories of entrepreneurs from the Baltic Sea region! Youth movements are usually seen as being “enemies” of the (...)

Urban Dinner goes Tampere

Dodo’s association is organizing a tour of events related to food waste in the autumn. Urban farming and food waste dinners will take place even before that! Come along and share your ideas. We have planned cooperation e.g. to the directions of Nekala, Kaukajärvi and Hiedanranta. Dodo could be (...)

Animal rights in a sustainable society

The next Leadership for Change Lecture takes place on Monday 26 April at 16–18! Mai Kivelä, Member of Parliament (Left Alliance) and former Executive Director of Animalia, will deliver a lecture titled ’Animal rights in a sustainable society​’ as the last LFC Lecture of this spring semester. Mai (...)

Sustainability Meme Festival

Complex Ry, HUBS, and Youth4Nature invite you to participate with us in the Sustainability Meme Festival throughout April. The idea is to promote sustainability in a cultural way that encourages inclusion and engagement by a diversity of voices. They encourage the creation of sustainability (...)

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Sustainable Events

The calendar is an attempt to list all events related to sustainability in Tampere and Pirkanmaa region.