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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 (...)

Regenerative Solutions

As part of their Sustainability Month, Complex Ry, a TAMK students association, is pleased to invite you on April 20th from 19 - 21 pm (EEST, UTC +3) to Regenerative Solutions with founder and CEO of Regenerative Systems, Rohan Guyot-Sutherland. In this event, Rohan will discuss Regenerative (...)

Cities and Circular Economy

"Cities are the beating hearts of the global economy, home to more than half of the world’s population, and central spots of creative and innovative growth. All of which make cities perfect locations to kickstart, spread, and globalise the Circular Economy concept. Who can lead the transition (...)

EkoLive

It’s all in Finnish but it sounds super interesting if you can follow! This month, Professor Arto O. Salonen will share his vision of the future and we’ll learn more about the sharing economy solutions that have been tried in the DISTRIBUTORS project. What factors are key to the transition to a (...)

Tampere In2Food

Today is the launch of Tampere In2Food, Resolving a Societal Challenge: Interdisciplinary Approach Towards Fostering Collaborative Innovation in Food Waste Management. In collaboration with European and Indonesian actors, the project will create and develop interdisciplinary courses, research (...)

3rd International Forum on CSR, Sustainability and Circular Economy “Sustainable Business and Education –Now!"

"The beginning of 2020ies calls for changes in global economy and education. COVID-19, especially, poses pressure in re-thinking ways of education, sustainable economy and our impact in society. Higher education institutions have crucial role in educating change makers and new leaders. In this (...)

Impact Boost Conversation

Hello Sustainability friends! If you don’t know them yet, the Oxygen2050 network is a group of inspiring impact and eco entrepreneurs based in Helsinki. It’s a great network and I warmly invite you to explore their site and FB events. As an impact entrepreneur myself, I’m happy to support (...)

Make your natural skincare

Hey everyone, Still looking for a special Christmas present? Rahel wants to invite you to join Ruska Skincare’s Christmasworkshop. With her, you will create 5-10 little skincare treats for your loved ones. ✨ Tickets and more information: https://ruskaskincare.com/shop/p/christmasworkshop (...)

Eco-Feminism at the University

It’s happening in Tampere!! "Join us for the first two-day Ecofeminism and Education Online Conference. The ECOFE2020 conference and a meditation retreat organised after the conference are an unparalleled collaborative endeavour of brilliant speakers, art, science, hope, activism and collective (...)

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 Kurki_ecovillage, in (...)

Tampere Region Climate Partnership

This afternoon it’s the launch of the Tampere Region Climate Partnership! The Deputy Mayor, Aleksi Jäntti, and the Development Manager, Laura Inha, Smart Tampere / Sustainable Tampere 2030, and Pirkko Eteläaho, Project Manager, Business Tampere will present the vision for Tampere. Other guests (...)

Leadership symposium

Johto Ry is organizing the 9th edition of the "Johtajuussymposium" (or Leadership symposium). During 1 day, you can access 10 seminars (some in English). This year everything is about sustainable development and various companies, enterprises, student associations and a few organizations are (...)

Tammelantori Environmental Market

This year, the Tammelantori Environmental Market welcome you to enjoy the warm atmosphere of the Environmental Market with live music. It’s a friendly event and a cool opportunity to meet like minded people. The live music is happening at 16:00. There is also a second hand market and you can (...)

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Sustainable Events

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