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Find Poppy Innovations sharing our love for healthy eating and local food at the following events:



Sunnyside Hillhurst Harvest Fair

3:00 – 7:00 pm September 19 2018

1320 5 Ave NW, Calgary



Little Modern Market

Fall Edition

9:30 am – 3:30 pm September 22 2018

Rally Pointe (11511 35th Street SE)





Planting Bee

June 2 2018

Garden Club Planting Bee Saturday June 2nd 11am- 2pm

A public kick-off of our Cre*Ate Kids’ Garden Club in partnership with the Calgary Farmers’ Market will take place on Saturday, June 2nd from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm.  

This event will take place at the Calgary Farmers’ Market on  East patio beside Innisfail Growers. You are invited to help us plant our garden, make a craft and more!

Everyone welcome, it’s free!




Southcentre Mall Set For Summer

May 25 – 27 2018

Edible Flower Garden Class

Please join the team from Poppy Innovations in Southcentre’s Inner circle to plant your own edible flower container garden! In addition to brightening up your outdoor space, edible flowers make a great addition to breakfast bowls, salads, cocktails and desserts. You’ll take home a beautiful apple basket planted with your choice of edible flowers to harvest at home.

Class times

  • Friday May 25th – 11:00am – 12:00pm
  • Saturday May 26th – 4:30pm – 5:30pm
  • Sunday May 27th 12:30pm – 1:30pm

Space is limited to 20 adults per session. Click here to reserve your spot!


Grow Your Own Salad (Kids’ Planting Class)

Please join the team from Poppy Innovations in Southcentre’s Inner Circle to grow your own salad in this hands-on kids gardening class! You’ll learn what plants need to grow, the benefits of growing your own food and plant your own sprouts for salads, sandwiches, wraps and more!

Grow your own Salad is suitable for kids ages 5 – 12.

Class times

  • Friday May 25th – 1:00pm – 2:00pm
  • Saturday May 26th – 1:00pm – 2:00pm
  • Sunday May 27th 4:30pm – 5:30pm

Space is limited to 20 kids per session. Click here to reserve your spot!


West Hillhurst Garden and Wellness Show

Saturday April 21 2018

The second annual Garden and Wellness Show at West Hillhurst Community Association will feature displays, demos, giveaways, kids activities and much more. We will be there with great garden tools, Hop Compost and other supplies to purchase to gear up for the gardening season, information on our upcoming programs and classes as well as a fun garden activity to grow at home.

Little Modern Pop Up 

10:00 am – 3:00 pm April 14 2018 at Caravel Brewery

#12, 10221 15th Street NE (near the Airport)

Come Shop with Us for your tools, supplies and utensils for growing, cooking and preserving your own food.


Kids Cooking for Kids


Be sure to come by the Inner Circle at Southcentre Mall to cheer on the kids and raise money for pediatric care.

11:00 am – 12:30 pm Cook Off

12:30 – 1:30 pm Judging and Presentations

1:30 – 3:30 pm Soup Tasting – sample tickets available for $2/tasting

Azuridge Christmas Market


The market will be held from 10 AM – 4 PM at the beautiful Azuridge Estate Hotel. Located just minutes south of Calgary at 178057 – 272 Street W, Priddis, AB.

Shop for unique gifts in a festive atmosphere in the breathtaking foothills. The market will feature over 50 vendors, Santa, Mrs. Clause and of course their reindeer. For the gentlemen, etc, our Daddy Daycare will have complimentary seated massages and cigars and beverages for purchase.

Poppy Innovations will have wonderful stocking stuffers and lavish gifts to give the gift of real food to your loved ones (or yourself). Our products include Lodge Cast Iron, Opinel garden tools, Cultures for Health kits and supplies, wide selection of Books to grow, cook and preserve food and much more.

Kids Cooking for Kids 


 Entry now open until Dec 6th 2017

Cook Off Challenge Feb 3 2018

Southcentre Mall, Inner Circle

100 Anderson Road SE

Hey Kids! How would you like to get your recipe published in a cookbook and have the opportunity to show off your cooking skills for celebrity judges? All the while raising money for our community! The public will be able to purchase sampling tickets to taste the soups of the 12 finalists participating in the cookoff and purchase a Chicken Soup Cookbook. Kids Cooking for Kids is a partnership with Poppy Innovations, Southcentre Mall and Calgary Health Trust to raise funds for an emergency pediatric area in the South Health Campus.    

Entry is open for kids ages 9 to 14 till Dec 6th 2017. Find out more and complete your Entry Form at

Planting Bee

Saturday June 3 2017  11 am – 2 pm

Calgary Farmers’ Market 

510 77th Ave SE

Come play in the garden at the Calgary Farmers’ Market to plant our seeds for the upcoming Cre*Ate Kids Garden Club this summer.  Your kids can get involved in learning where their food comes from and plant their own seed to take home and grow.  





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