Seedy Saturdays and Events
This is a listing of events for our members and others interested in plant biodiversity, heritage gardening, organic gardening, and seeds. If you know of any other upcoming events, please send the information to email@example.com
Seed Cleaning/nettoyage des semences
Friday October 19, 2018 1 to 4
Seed cleaning is an important step to preserve seed quality. However, it's a challenge to figure out which cleaning method is needed, and when it is appropriate to invest in seed cleaning equipment.
Contact: hjensen [at] usc-canada.org
Pollinating the Seed Movement: Community Seed Organizers’ Symposium
Tuesday October 30, 2018 9:30 to 5
Presented in partnership by ACORN and Dalhousie Libraries, the day will include a tour of Seeding Ideas seed library and other campus projects, a seed swap, a resource showcase of useful publications, websites, and tools, networking time, and - of course - great workshops and presentations about all aspects of community seed organizing. We'll hear from organizers around the region about their tips and strategies for managing volunteers, engaging youth, fundraising, partnership building, seed handling & tracking, and more!
Contact: seed [at] acornorganic.org
Annual Gathering of Ecological Seed Growers
Friday November 23, 2018
The annual gathering of ecological seed growers in Quebec will be taking place in partnership with the Rendez-Vous Automnal de la CAPÉ, at the Camp Papillon in Saint-Alphonse-Rodriguez (Lanaudière). Registrations will be open on the Coopérative pour l’agriculture de proximité écologique website in 2 weeks !
Monday November 26, 2018 to Nov 28
The conference is a fun, three-day event that brings together organic and sustainable farmers, processors, and businesses from across the region and beyond!
More information: www.acornorganic.org/conference
Seeds of Diversity's Seed Celebration and AGM
Wednesday December 5, 2018 pm
Our annual AGM takes place alongside the EFAO-ECOSGN conference this year. Plan to attend both! Only members may vote, but all are welcome at our AGM.
Contact: mail [at] seeds.ca
More information: www.seeds.ca
Thursday December 6, 2018 Dec 6 to 8
The Bi-annual ECOSGN Conference is happening December 4 - 6, 2018, in London, ON in partnership with the Ecological Farmers Association of Ontario (EFAO). It is sure to be a fantastic conference, chock full of great seed content. If you are interested in attending, you may be eligible for a Capacity Building Grant to support up to $500 of your travel and registration costs.
Contact: conference [at] efao.ca
More information: conference.efao.ca/
Qualicum Beach Seedy Saturday
Saturday February 2, 2019
More information: www.qbseedysaturday.ca/
Mississauga Seedy Saturday
Saturday February 23, 2019
London Seedy Saturday
Saturday March 2, 2019
Contact: lonmidmastergardeners [at] gmail.com
Kamloops Seedy Saturday
Saturday March 9, 2019
Contact: info [at] ssolgardens.com
Edmonton Seedy Sunday
Sunday March 17, 2019
Contact: edmontonseedysunday [at] gmail.com
Beeton Seedy Saturday
Saturday March 23, 2019 10 to 3
Beeton Seed Library in partnership with the Beeton Horticultural Society and the D.A. Jones Branch Library presents the second annual Beeton Seedy Saturday!