Our Story

We are reGenerate Design Ltd.

We are an ecological design-build firm based in Calgary, Alberta. Our passion lies in discovering integrated and resilient solutions for the design of human ecology and habitat. We create holistic design solutions and empower people to be leaders for positive change.

reGenerate Design offers urban design, permaculture and placemaking services in the Calgary area at a range of scales; from urban yards and peri-urban acreages to community gardens and public spaces.

  • We provide integrated design and construction services to homeowners seeking to establish beautiful and self-sustaining landscapes that produce an abundance of local food.
  • We strengthen ecological, social and economic connections for community organizations and local government through education and interactive workshops.
  • We inspire community members to creatively transform public spaces using urban design and permaculture principles.
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Our Projects

We are currently working on a range of projects that include:

Get Involved

We need your help to make great things happen. Our community installations events offer the opportunity to volunteer your time to gain some knowledge, get your hands dirty, meet new people, and have fun!

The 2015 season was a great success thanks to the help of many dedicated community volunteers. We’re excited for what 2016 will offer! Here is a summary of the community installation events that we facilitated this year:

  • May 24, 2015 – Wildwood Community Garden annual vegetable garden bed build
  • Jun 6, 2015 – Small residential food forest/annual garden
  • Jun 21, 2015 – Residential edible garden makeover
  • Aug 22, 2015 from 9am-2pm – Depave event at Twin Views Communal Garden.
  • Aug 29, 2015 from 9am-2pm – Planting day at Twin Views Communal Garden.
  • Sept 25 & 26, 2015 from 9am-4pm – Public food forest installation at the Forest Lawn Natural Park.

Who We Work With

In addition to our design team, reGenerate Design actively collaborates with industry-leading professionals from around the world, as well as local change-makers, to ensure that we are achieving innovative solutions. Our strategic partners include:

Upcoming Courses & Workshops

Upcoming Courses & Workshops

Stankievetch guild editedDesign and Plant Your Edible Forest Garden – Fernie 3 Hr Workshop, April 17th

This afternoon workshop covers essential principles and strategies for designing and planting an edible forest garden aka food forest. We will discuss how to design mutually beneficial plant communities aka “plant guilds” as well as key tips and tricks to use when preparing a site, installing, and maintaining a food forest.

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Forest lawn 1Wild Ideas: Edible Forest Gardening – Fernie Evening Discussion, April 18th

In this evening presentation, we will showcase inspiring examples of community projects that integrate edible forest gardening, community gardens, urban farms, and other aspects of a healthy urban food system. Participants will then break into group discussion and answer the question – how can we do this in Fernie?

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Past Courses & Workshops

edmonton food forest editedDesign and Plant Your Edible Forest Garden – Vancouver 3 Hr Evening Workshop, March 31

This evening workshop covers essential principles and strategies for designing and planting an edible forest garden aka food forest. We will discuss how to design mutually beneficial plant communities aka “plant guilds” as well as key tips and tricks to use when preparing a site and installing a food forest.

Full details…

 


Senses_soul_1Welcome To The Food Forest – Sunshine Coast Evening Talk, April 1

This presentation is designed to introduce you to to the concept and history of edible forest gardening in temperate climates, and get you inspired about what is possible when using this world-changing and land-healing gardening approach!

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establishment detailed editedDesign and Plant Your Edible Forest Garden – Sunshine Coast BC, April 2 & 3

Our 2 day food forest workshop will teach you essential principles and techniques involved in the design and planting of successful edible forest gardens that are productive, beautiful, regenerative, and low maintenance. This workshop will be hosted in collaboration with Gaiacraft, Gaia’s Guild, One Straw Society, and The Sechelt Nation.

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FoodForest1 editedDesign and Plant Your Edible Forest Garden – Chilliwack BC, April 9 & 10

Our 2 day food forest workshop will teach you essential principles and techniques involved in the design and planting of successful edible forest gardens that are productive, beautiful, regenerative, and low maintenance. This workshop will be hosted by the Valley Permaculture Guild and involves the design of a food forest on Stó:lō Nation’s land.

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Our Team

  • BCD

    Adrian Buckley has a Bachelor’s of Community Design and has completed a Permaculture Design Certificate in 2009. Before reGenerate Design, Adrian founded and operated …

  • BSc, MEDes

    Lindsay Meads has a Bachelor’s of Applied and Environmental Geology and a Master’s of Environmental Design in Urban Design, as well as completing a …

  • PDC

    Luke has accumulated diverse gardening experience in a wide range of settings, studying extensively under a handful of Canada’s most experienced food foresters such …

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reGenerate Design Ltd.
403.975.0664