Seeds of Diversity
is a Canadian volunteer organization that conserves the biodiversity and traditional knowledge of food crops and garden plants.
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
Wednesday September 10, 2014Rogueing & Selection of Seeds (CRAFT interns only)
Acton, ONSeed Saving
Kitchener, ONThursday September 11, 2014Integrating Seed Production into Market Gardens
Kingston, ONSaturday September 13, 2014Field Day: Growing Seeds for World Crops
Brampton, ONWednesday September 17, 2014Integrating Seed Production into Market Gardens
Durham, ONHarvesting, Cleaning & Processing Seed
Palmerston, ONThursday September 18, 2014Field Day and Workshop: Community Farmer Seed Networks
Peterborough, ONFriday September 19, 2014Atelier cultivez, récoltez et conserver vos semences
Montréal, QCWednesday September 24, 2014Fundamentals of Seed Production
Guelph, ONSaturday September 27, 2014Seed Production Trials & Selection
Hillsburgh, ONMay 1 - October 13Seeds: Somebody Has to Save Them
Fort Langley, BCSaturday October 18, 2014Red Deer Seedy SaturdaySunday October 26, 2014Seeds of Diversity Gala Anniversary
Victoria, BCNovember 7-9ECOSGN "Seed Connections" Conference
Montreal, QCDetails and more events...