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Backyard Seed Saving – Free Workshop!

When: Saturday, March 1st, 2014 | 11:30am – 1:00pm Where: North Shore Neighbourhood House Board Room 225 East 2nd Street, North Vancouver Join this workshop to learn the fundamentals of seed saving! Learn about the basic skills and knowledge involved in seed saving. Topics include the biology of seed production, seed harvesting and cleaning, appropriate seed crops […]

GardenSmart Workshop: Backyard Seed Saving – Getting Started

When: Saturday, Mar 02- 1:30pm-3:00pm Where: John Braithwaite Community Centre Cost: $8.25 Registration Required, please phone: 604-990-3755 Join Heather Johnstone for an introduction to seed pollination, processing, saving and storage. Learn where to begin – you will leave with simple techniques and inspiration for planning what seed to save in your own backyard. This is an indoor workshop and […]

Seedy Saturday

Seedy Saturday When: Saturday, March 3rd – 1:00-3:00pm Where: North Shore Neighbourhood House Gym, 225 East 2nd Street, North Vancouver Admission is by donation (suggested $1 – for cost recovery) Buy seeds, swap seeds, learn to save seeds from your own garden, and much more seedy goodness to come at the second annual North Shore […]

Group Gardening – Learn on our small urban farm plots

Join Us For A Group Gardening Session, Saturday August 27th, 10am-11:30 OR 1:00pm-2:30pm Come out and learn about with us in the garden!  (Contact Us for location details).  We will be harvesting, checking on our garlic, saving pea seeds, and more!  No experience or tools necessary. This is a great way to learn about small […]

Seedy Saturday

Seedy Saturday Comes to the North Shore on Saturday March 5th, 1:00pm-5:00pm Seedy Saturday is an opportunity for everyone to swap seeds, and learn about growing and saving seeds. If you don’t have a seed collection to share don’t worry, there will be plenty for everyone! If you save seeds or have packets you bought […]

Seed Saving on the North Shore

Last week Dan Jason of Salt Spring Island Seeds visited Terra Nova Farm in Richmond to talk about seed saving as a community. The room was packed with people from all over the Lower Mainland interested in what Dan had to say about starting Community Seed Collectives. Recently urban agriculture, food security, and food sovereignty […]

**DATE CHANGE** GardenSmart Workshop: Seed Saving

Getting Started in your backyard. Call 604-990-3755 to register for this Free workshop. Saturday, September 11 (NEW DATE), 2010 (1:00 to 2:30 pm), John Braithwaite Community Centre, Anchor Room (West 1st Street) Join Heather Johnstone, for an introduction to seed pollination, processing, saving and storage. Learn where to begin – you will leave with simple […]