Seedy Saturday – February 19th

 

 

Here are some events in your area you might want to pop into your calendar! 

 

Seedy Saturday Sault Ste Marie! 

Saturday, February 19, 10 am to 3 pm
443 Northern Avenue, Sault College Cafeteria, B Wing West Sault St. Marie, ON.

Beat the winter blahs! Meet up with members of your community to gab about gardening tips, heirloom seeds and more at Seedy Saturday an event co-hosted by Clean North, Sault College, Sault Ste Marie Horticultural Society and Seeds of Diversity Canada!

Join USC Canada program manager for Nepal, Kate Green and USC champion Greta Kryger of Greta’s Organics for an entertaining and informative afternoon of local food, friends and fun. There will be a community seed exchange, gardening and food kiosks and more!

Be sure to catch the screening of the film Saving the Seed : The struggle for seed sovereignty in Honduras. This 20 minute film follows farmers from the remote highlands of Honduras. Be sure to stick around for a discussion of the parallels and contrasts between the Canadian and Honduras experiences.

Presentations and workshops will run all afternoon on a variety of subjects. Be sure to check out the children’s activities and the tasty refreshments too! Participants who wish to trade seeds can bring their seeds in labelled envelopes for sorting from 10 – 11 am and the exchange that will follow between 11:15 am – 12:15 pm. Admission is by donation. Free parking.

For more information caontact Suzanne Hanna at (705)759-2893 or wildgardener@shaw.ca.


Seedy Sunday Sudbury!

Sunday, February 20, 10 am to 4 pm
Market Square Sudbury, ON.

Put the spring back into your step!  Come out and join your community to get the best tips on gardening, food, seeds and more at Seedy Sunday, an event hosted by the FoodShed Project!  There is something for everyone at this year’s Seedy Sunday, where both the novice and the expert will learn something new about how to make their garden grow!

USC Canada’s program manager for Nepal, Kate Green and USC champion Greta Kryger of Greta’s Organics will be there to answer your questions about everything under the sun in your garden, from what’s best to plant and when, to where you can get the best local varities for your climate.

Want to take a look beyond your backyard? Shift your focus to a global perspective, join Kate for a workshop on local and international seed saving issues!

We hope to see you at this community building event! Exchange and buy rare and heritage seeds, listen to guest speakers and support local food. Children welcome!

For further information, contact Doreen Ojala at 705-675-3894 or projectmanager@foodshedproject.ca


We hope to see you there!

Please forward this message to anyone who might be interested.

 

Founded in 1945 as the Unitarian Service Committee of Canada by Dr. Lotta Hitschmanova

www.foodshedproject.ca

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