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Sustainable Events

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

 

 

 

Eco-Impact event: Who’s your neighbor? Introduction to Non-Violent Communication

Often people say that in Finland it’s so common to not say "hello" to your neighbor, even after looking at each other briefly in the eyes, right? That’s part of the culture shock but that’s also hard for some Finns because turns out that the young generations are way more social! One thing is (...)

Special foodies - Fujimi ravintola - Tampere amazing restaurants series (2)

Sometimes I wonder if Tampere is an annex of Japan. It’s still a medium size city but there are so many sushi places. Every 500m, bam, sushi. And almost all supermarkets have now a sushi bar. So, problem? Yeah, problem. These sushi are far, like VERY far from what fresh tasty sushi are supposed (...)

Transformation festival at Tehdas 108

Tehdas 108 it’s almost a decade of art, creativity, peace & love building. Sounds beautiful, isn’t? Sounds a little bit 70’s, don’t you think? And why not? I mean, we - as human species - have tried destruction, critic, pride, individualism, envy, anger, domination, coldness, robots, explore (...)

Pizza perjantai

It’s time for pizza and early birds get a nice discount 🙂 Check 456 Degrees FB page on regular basis. If you’re new to Tampere, Peter’s shiny trailer is often in Tahmela, at the market place and his pizzas are delicious. He’s using : ✔️ Homemade organic dough from Finnish flour ✔️ Organic Italian (...)

Special foodies - Kajo ravintola - Tampere amazing restaurants series (1)

There is a place in Tampere that is much more than what it seems. I thought it was one of those fancy places, you know, coldly elegant. I thought it was inspired by hype Helsinki’s vibe - with all respect. But hey, I’m exploring new stuff in my life. So I booked. You see, with food just like (...)

Eco-Impact event: Tampere foodies, about local and sustainable food

The changes in the climate and the desire for a more sustainable lifestyle are raising so many questions about food! Why is it important to eat local and seasonal food? Does quality food really matter? Does the vegan diet really have an impact on climate change? With big weather events such as (...)

Meeting with Kimmo Hokkanen: heal and regenerate our personal and social soils

Meeting with Kimmo Hokkanen takes you to a journey through an usual space, a new way to look at ourselves and at the current ongoing changes. Kimmo defines himself has a social gardener and sees everything as a connected garden. And the good news is that we have what’s needed to process (...)

Perfect compost evening

Cooking and composting in Ahlman in Tampere! In this practical composting workshop we will be guided to the miraculous world of soil organisms and natural nutrient cycles by Oskari Pikkarainen and Dora Tkalec. The knowhow they will share with us is based on the teachings of SoilFoodWeb School (...)

Documentary Night

TAYK (The UN Association of Tampere) and Complex (student association of Leadership for Change Master’s program) invite you to join a documentary night and enjoy a zero food waste menu. We will be watching Iiris Härmä’s documentary “Leaving Africa” (2015) that tells a story of women’s empowerment, (...)

Meeting with Jenni Lahtonen: creativity is needed everywhere

In 2012, a group of professionals from arts, culture and well-being decided to live their dream. It happened in Nokia, on Tehdassaari, an island situated 10min from the city. They found a factory of more than 2000m2 and started to renovate everything by themselves, with recycling material, (...)

Papu Warehouse Pop Up in Nokia

Papu is a nice Finnish brand creating sustainable fashion. In this pop up event you’ll find novelties and classics, model pieces, 2-quality products and the latest songs from previous collections at an affordable price. The pop up is happening this Friday (12-19) and Saturday (10-16) in Nokia (...)

Meeting with Antti Sorri: shouldn’t we think and chill more?

Antti Sorri is passionate about philosophy and music. Thinking things through and being close to art and to people are for him very important to contribute to a sustainable society. Antti is the producer of Sata-Häme Soi, the world’s larger accordion festival and the creator of Puisto Filosofia (...)

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

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 (...)

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