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Gardening is a way of showing that you believe in tomorrow.
- Anonymous
Seeds of Diversity thanks the
J.W. McConnell Family Foundation,
the October Hill Foundation,
The Bauta Family Initiative on Canadian Seed Security
for their support.

Design by
Allison Prindiville

Seeds of Diversity

is a Canadian volunteer organization that conserves the biodiversity and traditional knowledge of food crops and garden plants.

Read our
April 2014


Take a Tour of
Seeds of Diversity's
Canadian Seed Library

Are you a gardener?    Save an endangered plant!

  • Learn to save seeds from the plants in your garden
  • Grow an endangered variety, and help us save it!
  • Multiply seeds for our national Seed Library
  • Discover the amazing diversity of Canada's traditional plants

Not a seed saver?    You can still get involved

Not a gardener?    Support our volunteers who protect your seed heritage

  • Anyone can join Seeds of Diversity, to provide a strong national voice for food biodiversity conservation and good seed policy
  • Your membership and donation support gardeners and farmers who are saving Canada's seeds

Seeds of Diversity is the source for information about heritage seeds, seed saving, plant diversity, garden history and your own garden heritage.

Join members, from coast to coast, who collect and share nearly 3500 varieties of heritage fruits and vegetables through our national Member Seed Exchange.

Discover the incredible diversity of heritage plants!

Subscribe to our magazine, Seeds of Diversity, and learn about Canadian gardeners who are making a difference, preserving food biodiversity, documenting Canada's horticultural heritage, and sharing the legacy of the "People's Seeds".

Looking for seeds?
Click here for all the vegetable
and fruit seeds in Canada!

Meet us at a
Seedy Event
near you!

Saturday April 19, 2014
Huntsville, ON
Orillia, ON
Parry Sound, ON

Wednesday April 23, 2014
Keeping Your Seed Crop Healthy, AB

Saturday May 3, 2014
Hillsburgh, ON

Monday May 12, 2014
Edmonton Film Seeds of Time, AB

Wednesday May 21, 2014
Workshop, Kingston, ON

Thursday May 29, 2014
Kingston Field Day, ON

Monday October 13, 2014
Fort Langley, BC

Sunday October 26, 2014
Seeds of Diversity Gala Anniversary, Victoria, BC

Details and more events...