Posted in: Sustainable Food

The Zoo’s Top 10 Sustainable Initiatives You Need to Know About!

The Calgary Zoo’s mission is to take and inspire action to sustain wildlife and wild places. Conservation of species goes hand in hand with conservation of the environments they reside in, and we are committed to both.

We have dedicated staff who champion innovation and growth in all areas of sustainability, including awareness, chemical management, construction, energy management, fuel management, innovation, purchasing, waste management and water management. Read more

The Zoo’s Sustainably Sourced, Alpaca-Adjacent Restaurant Opens May 10!

Calgary’s wildest dining experience returns May 10, 2019, as Grazers restaurant opens for its fifth summer at the Calgary Zoo.

Situated next to the alpaca and rhea yard, Grazers’ one-of-a-kind location is just one of the elements that keeps animal-lovers and foodies alike coming back for more. Another? The thoughtfully prepared, sustainable menu. The restaurant is committed to providing healthy, locally sourced meals through sustainable and humane practices. The majority of its menu is prepared from fresh, Alberta-grown ingredients, including herbs and vegetables grown right at the zoo itself! Read more