Seedy Events and More. . .

Friday Feb 14 2014
by Ashlea

February is when we begin to fill our calendars with all kinds of Seedy Saturdays and Sundays.

This year, we'll be heading to Bridewater, sending catalogues and/or seed give-aways to some events as far as Ontario and setting up our friends with seed racks in the Maritimes. See below for details on where you can find us! 

Bridgewater, NS: MARC, 33 Leary Fraser Rd
Saturday February 22, 10:00am-5:00pm
Seed exchange from 10-2 with video at 3pm, which will be 'Fed Up!: Genetic Engineering, Industrial Agriculture, and Sustainable Alternatives'. Event is hosted by Helping Nature Heal Inc. and the Bridgewater Interchurch Food Bank. Chris Sanford, local organic farmer and seed producer, will give an educational presentation during the event. All proceeds from this event support the Bridgewater Interchurch Food Bank.
Find Tracey and Suzana from Hope Seeds

Mississauga, ON: Unitarian Congregation, 84 South Service Road
Saturday February 22,  9:30am-4:00pm

Free admission, workshops every hour, organic café
Seedy exchange (Seeds of Diversity, Mississauga Master Gardeners)
Find Hope Seeds catalogues

Truro, NS: Truro Farmers' Market, 15 Young St
Saturday March 1, 10:00am-2:30pm

Workshops: Seeds saving and growing; Vermiculture; Mushroom Growing; Backyard Chickens
Children’s Corner: Worms! Make your own Soil! Newspaper pots! And: Great Soup!
Find Frank/Cochrane Family Farm with a Hope Seeds' rack

London, ON: London-Middlesex Master Gardeners' 7th Annual Seedy Saturday
Carling Heights Optimist Community Centre, 656 Elizabeth Street
Saturday, March 8th, 10:00am-3:00pm
Cost: $5. Workshops and Speakers focusing on guiding all to success in growing edible and ornamental gardens. Find Hope Seeds catalogues on hand

Margaree Forks, NS: Seedy Saturday
Coady & Tompkins Memorial Library
Saturday, March 8th, 2:00pm
Find Glenryan Farms/Kimberley Tilsley with a Hope Seeds' rack

Musquodobit Harbour, NS:
Farmers' Market Seedy Sunday
Eastern Shore Community Centre
Sunday, March 9th, 9:00am-12noon
At the same time as the regular Farmers' Market, running every Sunday throughout the Winter.
Find Frank/Cochrane Family Farm with a Hope Seeds' rack

Annapolis Royal, NS: CARP & Select Nova Scotia Community Supper
St. Luke's Anglican Church, 340 St. George Street
Saturday, March 15th, 5:00pm-7:00pm
Cost: $8 per person for 3 course meal featuring locally sourced ingredients.
Including a short presentation about the Annapolis Watershed Agri-Stewardship Project.
RSVP to the Clean Annapolis River Project
Find Ashlea & Tracey with a Hope Seeds' rack

Pointe-de-l'Église/Church Point, NS: Fesitval de Clare-té
Université Sainte Anne, 1695 Route 1
Saturday, March 22nd, 1:00pm-5:00pm
Speakers will talk about our relationship with plants, soil health, plant identification and culinary culture.
Find Ashlea from Hope Seeds and Gilberte Doelle/Wild Rose Farm with a Hope Seeds' rack

Middle River, NS (Pictou County): Salt Springs Seed Savers Seedy Saturday
Union Centre Hall
Saturday, March 22nd: 9:30am-12:30pm
Cost: $5 (contribution goes to community garden and seed saving project).
Seedsaving workshop/presentation, seed and plant swap.
Find Hope Seeds catalogues and seed give-away


Sackville, NB:
ACORN Annual General Meeting
pre-AGM Seedy Saturday in the Student Centre, Mount Allison Campus, 60 York Street
Saturday, March 29th: 11:00am-1:00pm
Find Anderson's Greenhouse Hope Seeds' rack
 

Wolfville, NS: Farmers' Market Seedy Saturday
Regular Market Location/De Wolfe Building, 24 Elm Ave
Saturday, April 12th: 8:30am-1:00pm

 

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