Tag Archives: seeds

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 […]

GardenSmart Workshop: Seed Starting

Seed Starting – Sowing for Your Summer Vegetable Garden Join gardening expert Arzeena Hamir for an afternoon demystifying the process of growing your own plants from seed. To register and pay call 604-990-3755. Admission is $5 and space is limited! When: Saturday, April 14th 10am-11:30am Where: John Braithwaite Community Centre, Anchor Room  

Workshop: Seed Starting

Sowing for Your Summer Veggie Garden, Saturday March 19, 1:30-3:00pm. Call 604-990-3755 to register – workshop costs $5 Join gardening expert Arzeena Hamir for an afternoon demystifying the process of growing your own plants from seed. Choose from flowers or vegetables and pot up some seeds to take home, grow on and plant out! Location […]

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 […]