This will be the first in a multi-part blog series about Elbow Valley, a hidden gem in in Rural Rockyview County, just outside of Calgary. This breathtaking, 700-family community in the Alberta foothills, is surrounded by forests, wildlife, and lakes - with golf courses, shopping and restaurants nearby.
Elbow Valley residents have held fast to an original vision that involves a development philosophy of working in harmony with nature and using an integrative approach to building. They must be doing something right - this plan has resulted in Elbow Valley being awarded the honor of "Canada's Community of the Year" for two years.
The Residents Decide
In an excerpt from the original vision:Developers and residents have worked hard to make this a…