Sustainable infos, tips, people and addresses in Tampere and around.

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Forest immersion - 25 min from Tampere

If you’re willing to relax in the forest and learn more about natural food, this event is for you. It’s on Oct 5th and it all starts at 9:15 am and it’s all about identifying boletus and chanterelles, and also learning how to cook and conserve same during winter time. After a light snack with hot (...)

CSA... what’s that?

CSA means Community Supported Agriculture. As you know, a farmer’s harvest depends on the weather. Not only but mostly. And it has always been hard for farmers to anticipate the quality of harvest, and the amount of clients.CSA was created to mitigate the risks for farmers. I have found here a (...)

Hinku... what’s that?

The city of Ylöjärvi is joining the Hinku network. Citizens are welcome to join, understand what Hinku is and share their ideas. Hinku is an umbrella name for carbon neutral cities where public servants, industries, experts and people are working towards CO2 reduction. These cities are committed (...)

Mushrooms picking - 45 min from Tampere

Have you noticed? Mushrooms are everywhere... If you haven’t learn yet how to identify the good yummy ones from the poisonous ones, Stefano Ferrari can teach you. Italian, environmental engineer, Stefano grew up in the Italian Alps and moved to Finland to live in the ecovillage Kurjen Tila, in (...)

Papu: peek and pop up

In Nokia, this week Papu has a Pop Up shop open this week on Friday Sept 20th, 12-19, and Saturday Sept. 21th, klo 10-16. The address is Pirkkalaistori 1. Old models, super discount and great garments to find! Papu is a Finnish organic clothing brand. They are sharing openly about their (...)

Kurjen Tila: why eco-villages are so important

We are lucky in Tampere, we have a beautiful eco-village only 45min drive accessible to learn tons of things. And for those who want to travel without polluting, the bus 55 is taking you there. I’ve been there with family and friends a couple of times. The place is called Kurjen Tila and it’s (...)

Infinited Fiber: an amazing company

Infinited Fiber is tackling the recycling clothes challenge. The technology can "turn textile, cardboard and agricultural waste into new and better cotton. The brand-new fiber can be circulated infinite times while preserving 100 % quality". Their new plant in Valkeakoski is now building up. (...)

Visiting Kurjen Tila

Today, with Janna from Changemakers, we went twice to visit Kurjen Tila eco-village. It’s close to Vesilahti, 45min drive from Tampere or direct bus n°55. During all September, each Saturday between 11am and 14pm they have a Summer Café where you can sip a nice coffee with organic home made (...)

 

 

Sustainable Events

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