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 office@seeds.ca

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Do you have leftover seeds from your seed swap or seed library?

We can help circulate them to our representatives who will put them to good use at other community seed swaps. Every week during the winter, we mail books and table-top materials to Seedy Saturdays and Seedy Sundays all across the country, so we can easily include your leftover seeds in our packages. Our volunteers will make sure the seeds get to their local seed swap tables and seed libraries, so you'll know that they won't go to waste.

Mail your leftover seeds to:

Seeds of Diversity Canada
#1-12 Dupont St West
Waterloo ON N2L 2X6

Seed Cleaning/nettoyage des semences

Friday October 19, 2018          1 to 4
Ferme Coopérative Tourne-Sol
1025 Chemin Saint-Dominique Les Cèdres, QC

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.

To address these issues, USC Canada and the Cooperative Tourne-Sol Farm invite seed growers and vegetable gardeners from the region to gain a better idea of the different stages of seed production, with a focus on seed cleaning.

Contact: hjensen [at] usc-canada.org

More information: www.eventbrite.ca/e/formation-sur-le-nettoyage-de-semences-tickets-50362679129

Annual Gathering of Ecological Seed Growers

Friday November 23, 2018          
Camp Papillon
Saint-Alphonse-Rodriguez (Lanaudière), QC

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 !