Hi; Here is a listing of the events we will be at, dates, times etc. NOTE: IF YOU REQUIRE POTATOES YOU MUST CALL ME OR EMAIL SMILEYO@XPLORNET.CA AHEAD OF TIME TO HAVE ANY THERE
I will be speaking at Stony Plain, Seed Starting at 10:30. It is at the PERC building in Stony, near the Multicultural Building. OLD SCHOOL to the South. If you want potatoes you must email me ahead.
RED DEER – MARCH 13th, 2016, 10-5:30 Red Deer College, Cenovus Learning Center
I will be doing a presentation at 2 p.m. Seed Saving for High Quality Seeds
CALGARY SEEDY SATURDAY
MARCH 19, 2016 HILLHURST/SUNNYSIDE COMMUNITY HALL 10-3
This family event will have displays by:
- local seed savers
- prairie seed companies
- native plant collectors
- conservation groups
- community gardeners
- organic growers
As well as:
- a seed exchange table
- presenters, and
- a kids corner!
Calgary Seedy Saturday is part of the worldwide Seedy Saturday/Sunday events that celebrate open-pollinated seeds. In Calgary, the event is coordinated with the support of the Hillhurst Sunnyside Community Association.
Calgary Seedy Saturday is keeping the skill of growing from seed to seed alive in Calgary. As large commercial seed companies consolidate and only offer more hybrids and patented varieties, we are increasingly losing the regionally adapted collections that have developed in our unique prairie climate.
Calgary Seedy Saturday helps maintain this irreplaceable genetic diversity by offering non-hybridized, non-GMO varieties of seeds. You and your family can discover the superior taste of heirloom vegetables, learn to save seeds and share them with your neighbours. As you grow them season after season these seeds will adapt and grow that much healthier!
March 19, 2016 10am-3pm at the Hillhurst – Sunnyside Community Association
EDMONTON SEEDY SUNDAY
MARCH 20, 2016 from 11am-4pm. NEW VENUE!!
NEW LOCATION: Central Lions Seniors Recreation Centre
11113 113 St NW, Edmonton, AB
Free Parking: north end of building
The Mandate of Edmonton Seedy Sunday is:
-to promote seed saving and sharing
-to support the distribution of organic and open-pollinated seeds
-to share information for gardening organizations
-to encourage a community of gardeners – young and old!
HOPE to see you all there.
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