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Plant and your spouse plants with you; weed and you weed alone.
- Dennis Breeze
Seeds of Diversity thanks the
J.W. McConnell Family Foundation,
the October Hill Foundation,
and
The Bauta Family Initiative on Canadian Seed Security
for their support.



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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
August 2014
e-bulletin!

 



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!

Wednesday September 10, 2014
Rogueing & Selection of Seeds (CRAFT interns only)
Acton, ON

Seed Saving
Kitchener, ON

Thursday September 11, 2014
Integrating Seed Production into Market Gardens
Kingston, ON

Saturday September 13, 2014
Field Day: Growing Seeds for World Crops
Brampton, ON

Wednesday September 17, 2014
Integrating Seed Production into Market Gardens
Durham, ON

Harvesting, Cleaning & Processing Seed
Palmerston, ON

Thursday September 18, 2014
Field Day and Workshop: Community Farmer Seed Networks
Peterborough, ON

Friday September 19, 2014
Atelier cultivez, récoltez et conserver vos semences
Montréal, QC

Wednesday September 24, 2014
Fundamentals of Seed Production
Guelph, ON

Saturday September 27, 2014
Seed Production Trials & Selection
Hillsburgh, ON

May 1 - October 13
Seeds: Somebody Has to Save Them
Fort Langley, BC

Saturday October 18, 2014
Red Deer Seedy Saturday

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

November 7-9
ECOSGN "Seed Connections" Conference
Montreal, QC



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