Category: Target Zero

September: The New Year, part two.

Posted on Sep 04, 2019 by Lindsay Somers

Anyone else feel like September is the new year, part two? The French call this time of year “la rentrée” which literally translates to “the return.” It signals the end of summer and its lazy days with a return to school, work and well, real life.

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The Loop: a 2.5K little adventure

Posted on Jul 17, 2019 by Lindsay Somers

  For years I’ve been running, walking and biking a downtown loop at The Forks. It is my favourite four season outdoor experience at the Forks. The loop...

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Earth Day: Today + Every Day at The Forks

Posted on Apr 22, 2019 by The Forks Market

We have an impressive goal: zero garbage, zero carbon emissions, and zero water waste at The Forks site. This is The Forks’ Target Zero sustainability initiative year-round. We are taking every step we can to implement innovative...

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Summer IS coming!

Posted on Apr 16, 2019 by The Forks Market

Despite the minor snowfall on Monday and any other random acts of winter Mother Nature has in store for us over the next few weeks, summer weather is on the way, and we can’t wait to get our woolies into storage, crack out those sandals and bare legs and get...

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It's gondola be smooth sailing into summer!

Posted on Apr 01, 2019 by The Forks Market

This spring, we're hitting two birds with one…boat. Construction on a series of channels is underway that will be used to transport people from The Forks Market to the Railside parking lots across from the Canadian Museum For Human Rights by gondola, while helping to lessen the...

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Stronger Together: The Forks staff pull a plane for charity

Posted on Oct 03, 2018 by The Forks Market

Last month, a few of The Forks team members participated in the United Way Plane Pull to kick off its $21 million fundraising campaign.

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Forks Facts: Instagram Story Q&A

Posted on Aug 22, 2018 by The Forks Market

A little while ago on Instagram, we asked you what you've always wanted to know about The Forks, and you were full of really great questions about our history, what we're doing now, and what's ahead. We took the time to pick some of our favourites and respond! Here's what you wanted to...

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Grain-y Goodness: Tall Grass Prairie Bread Company supporting community

Posted on Jul 26, 2018 by The Forks Market

It’s that time of year again. The grain will be flying about The Market as Tall Grass Prairie Bread Co. refills their grain bin, which you can find just beside Fools & Horses. Every three months, they bring in a huge truck load of 100% organic wheat grain from local farmers in...

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Learn to Bike: Getting going together

Posted on Jun 15, 2018 by The Forks Market

We're fully aware it can be a little intimidating to look at a map and muster up the courage to make the ride to The Forks on your own. SO, we partnered with the cycling experts at Bike Winnipeg to empower people to bike safely and confidently from different corners of the city to The...

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It's Pedal Season: Get on Your Bikes & Ride!

Posted on May 02, 2018 by The Forks Market

We did it. The green is finally starting to appear! I am so excited to kick off another summer at The Forks. One of my favourite parts of summer is that everything somehow feels easier. Minimal layers needed! I can hop on my bike jacket-less and socks-less and cruise around...

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