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This is a listing of events for our members and others interested in plant biodiversity, heritage gardening, organic gardening, and seeds. If you know of any other upcoming events, please send the information to

Saanich Seedy Saturday

Saturday January 13, 2018          
Gardens at the Horticulture Centre of the Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd., Victoria
Saanich, BC

Speaker at 11 : Bill Jones of Deerholme Farm: Gardening with Mushrooms!

Local certified organic seeds, produce, children's table, quality vendors.
$7 includes entry to gardens at HCP.

Refreshments available at Charlotte and the Quail:
Contact and registrations: Haliburton Farm -

Fête des semences de la Petite-Nation

27 janvier 2018          10h00 à 16h00
378 c. Rue Papineau, (Montfortain N) J0V 1R0
Papineauville, QC

Pour la première édition de la Fête des semences de la Petite-Nation, nous aurons une multitude de semenciers, producteurs agricoles, artistes, conférenciers et plus encore! Suivez-nous pour recevoir les détails au fur et à mesure qu'ils seront annoncés! Entrée et stationnement gratuits!


More information:

Denman Island Seedy Saturday

Saturday January 27, 2018          10 to 3
Community Hall
Denman Island, BC

The DI Garden Club and the DI Growers & Producers will be co-sponsoring the 6th annual Seedy Saturday.

Hamilton Seedy Saturday

Saturday February 3, 2018          10 to 3
St. Marguerite d'Youville Catholic Elementary school. 20 Bonaparte Way
Hamilton, ON


More information:

Qualicum Beach Seedy Saturday

Saturday February 3, 2018          10 to 3:30
QB Civic Centre, 747 Jones St
Qualicum Beach, BC

16th Annual Qualicum Beach Seedy Saturday, "Sow, Grow, Enjoy."

Activities: seed swap, 70+ vendors, speakers, Milner Garden's "Shoots with Roots" children's program, Master Gardeners, Seedy Cafe, door prizes and raffle.

Speakers: 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Donna Balzer
Topic: "Three Tips to Sow and Grow a Better Food Garden"
12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Kathy Claxton
Topic: "Keep Calm - Plant On . . . Make Gardening Fit YOU!"

*** ONLY 1000 Raffle Tickets Available at $2 each ***

Cost: Admission by Donation

Other: Town of Qualicum Beach truck in parking lot to collect pesticides/herbicides

More information:

Fête des semences de Nicolet

3 février 2018          9h30 à 16h00
Salle du Centre des arts de Nicolet
Nicolet, QC

Voici la 2ème édition de la Fête des semences de Nicolet. L'an passé, c'est plus de 900 visiteurs qui sont venu rencontrer les semenciers québécois et quelques artisans d'ici. Entrée gratuite!

Almonte Seedy Saturday

Saturday February 10, 2018          9 to 3
Almonte Civitan Hall, 500 Almonte Rd
Almonte, ON

Our Seedy Saturday will provide the opportunity for people to come together to exchange information and to buy, sell or trade interesting and unusual heritage varieties of vegetable, fruit, herb, flower, wild and native Ontario seeds.
We will have a seed exchange for seeds and extra plants, cuttings, books, magazines, pots, trellising, tools and/or gardening supplies. In the exchange, for each item donated another can be taken home. Larger items equate to a few extra goodies per item. If you forget to bring exchange items and still want to partake, a small donation (ie. $1 ea.) would be appreciated.
Many gardening and environmental organizations will be invited to set up information tables. We will have guest speakers available throughout the day to discuss a range of topics of interest for beginners through to advanced gardeners. These will add to the enthusiastic anticipation of this year’s gardening season!


Salt Spring Island Seedy Saturday

Saturday February 10, 2018          
Salt Spring Island, BC

Niagara South Seedy Saturday

Saturday February 10, 2018          11 to 4
Community Centre in Wellandport, 5042 Canborough Rd
Niagara South, ON


Stratford Seedy Sunday

Sunday February 11, 2018          11 to 3
The Local Community Food Centre, 612 Erie Street
Stratford, ON

Contact .

We will have seed vendors, a seed exchange table, gardening workshops and refreshments.

Toronto North Seedy Saturday

Saturday February 17, 2018          10 am to 4 pm
Toronto Botanical Garden, 777 Lawrence Ave. E
Toronto North, ON

This year, Seedy Saturday will be held on the same day as TBG’s annual Get the Jump on Spring garden show. There will be many seed vendors, a community seed swap, workshops, talks, horticultural group exhibitors, a floral design competition and show, a café, and a big book sale of used gardening books!

For information on TBG’s 2018 Seedy Saturday, please contact Mark Stewart:

More information: To register a booth:

Bridgewater Seedy Saturday

Saturday February 17, 2018          
MARC, 33 Leary Fraser Rd, Dayspring
Bridgewater, NS


Buy, sell, trade - local organic seeds. Demos and activities. Soup lunch. Children’s activities. Films. Everyone welcome! Admission and lunch for cash or non-perishable food bank donations. For information contact or 902-543-7416 for a table or event

Victoria Seedy Saturday

Saturday February 17, 2018          10 to 3:30
Victoria Conference Centre, 720 Douglas Street
Victoria, BC


Thunder Bay Seedy Saturday

Saturday February 17, 2018          1 to 4
Oliver Rd Community Centre
Thunder Bay, ON

Contact: Kim McGibbon Program Coordinator Roots to Harvest 807-633-3266

Fête des semences de St-Apollinaire

Dimanche le 18 février          10h00 à 15h00
Salle communautaire, 83 rue Boucher
Saint-Apollinaire, QC

15ème Fête des semences, ou 418-886-2874

Kitchener Seedy Saturday

Saturday February 24, 2018          9:30 to 2:30
Kitchener Public Library
Kitchener, ON

The GardenKitchener/Kitchener Horticultural Society’s annual Seedy Saturday is set for Feb 24th. As in the past few years, the event will be held at the Kitchener Public Library, Main Branch on Queens St. Kitchener. We hope to have or exceed last year’s 22 vendors and 5 speakers at the 9:30 – 2:30 event. Estimates of those attending last years event were over 500 community members. Hope to see you there.


Milton Seedy Saturday

Saturday February 24, 2018          
Greenhouse at Landscape Ontario, 7856 Fifth Line South
Milton, ON

Picton Seedy Saturday

Saturday February 24, 2018          10 to 3
Prince Edward Collegiate Institute (PECI) 41 Barker St.
Picton, ON

Sorrento Seedy Saturday

Saturday February 24, 2018          
Blind Bay Hall, 2510 Blind Bay rd
Sorrento, BC

contact Rebekah Smith 250 253-1414

Vancouver Seedy Saturday

Saturday February 24, 2018          
VanDusen Botanical Garden, Floral Hall
Vancouver, BC

– Hosted by Vancouver Master Gardeners.

Always looking for organic growers and more vendors or lecturers…..

Contact – Lynne Chrismas –

Mississauga Seedy Saturday

Saturday February 24, 2018          9:30 to 3
Unitarian Congregation
Mississauga, ON

There will be educational workshops, vendors, exhibitors and seed exchanges. Vendors and exhibitors are welcome. Contact Carole Berry at

There is no entrance fee for this event.

Tofino Seedy Saturday

Saturday February 24, 2018          
Darwin's Cafe, Tofino Botanical Gardens
Tofino, BC

We will have a seed swap table, seeds for sale, kids planting tables, garden workshops, food for sale and more.

Contact: Leah,

Truro Seedy Saturday

Saturday February 24, 2018          10 to 2
Douglas Street Recreation Centre 40 Douglas Street
Truro, NS


Sooke Seedy Saturday

Saturday February 24, 2018          10 to 3
Sooke Community Hall, 2037 Shields Road, opposite the Legion on Eustace Road
Sooke, BC

Sooke Food CHI presents the Seedy Saturday, Sooke’s one-day seed and local food growing event. The day will showcase a range of seed and plant vendors, a seed exchange table, plus educational displays featuring information on everything from composting, to keeping bees, workshops, and a Kids Zone for a great family-friendly event.


Fête des semences de Sherbrooke

Le 24 et 25 février 2017          10h00-16h00
Serres St-Élie 4675 boul Industriel, Sherbrooke, J1L 2W5
Sherbrooke, QC

Détails à venir

Contact: Mélanie Grégoire,

Yorkton Seedy Saturday

Saturday February 24, 2018          12:30 to 4
Victory Church 38 Bradbrooke Drive
Yorkton, SK

Contact: Stacey Tress

Cambridge Seedy Saturday

Saturday March 3, 2018          10 to 12
rare Charitable Reserve's Eco Centre, 1679 Blair Road
Cambridge, ON

Free admission.

What is a Seedy Saturday? Our Seedy Saturday will be a fun, free event where you can swap and exchange seeds! You’ll find exciting seed varieties that other seed savers are sharing, meet fellow gardeners and like-minded individuals. We encourage attendance whether you are a first-time gardener or a seasoned expert. Please bring small, well-marked packets of vegetable, herb, flower, and native seeds.

If you don’t have any seeds to contribute to the exchange, come anyway! Some people will simply share their seeds and the interesting stories that come with them.

Enjoy light refreshments. Everyone is welcome. Free parking.

Contact: 519-650-9336 ex 115

More information:

Comox Valley Seedy Saturday

Saturday March 3, 2018          
Florence Filberg Centre in Courtenay.
Comox Valley, BC

This year we are calling it "Local seeds - Bountiful Harvest"

We will have Des Kennedy speaking in the morning "Becoming a seed extremist.”

and Elodie Parker. - Getting Started: the basics of seed saving ”
and ” Food Security to Locally Adapted Seed: the critical link. ”

It will include a gardening trade show and a Seed Exchange.

Vegetarian lunch will be served.

Entrance is $5 from 10 till 2 and free from 2 till 3.

Ladner Seedy Saturday

Saturday March 3, 2018          10 to 3
Ladner United Church, 4960 48th Avenue
Ladner, BC

There will be several various garden orientated vendors, 2 guest speakers plus our Seed Saving Swap/Exchange/Trade/Share Table.


Newmarket Seedy Saturday

Saturday March 3, 2018          10 am to 2 pm
Newmarket Community Centre and Lions Hall, 200 Doug Duncan Dr.
Newmarket, ON

York Region Food Network will be hosting our annual Seedy Saturday.

Details: Family-freindly event

- Children's Area

- Seed Exchange

- Seed Library

- Vendors

- Interactive Activity area

- Food vendors

Contact Marissa (905) 841-3101 x205 or


Twitter: @YRFoodNetwork

Ottawa Seedy Saturday

Saturday March 3, 2018          10 to 3
Ron Kolbus Lakeside Centre
Ottawa, ON


Richmond Seedy Saturday

Saturday March 3, 2018          
Richmond, BC

London Seedy Saturday

Saturday March 3, 2018          10 am to 3 pm
Carling heights Optimist Community Centre 656 Elizabeth St.
London, ON

London Middlesex Master Gardeners

Sault Ste. Marie Seedy Saturday

Saturday March 3, 2018          10 to 3
Sault College-Essar Hall - M Wing
Sault Ste. Marie, ON


Come swap or purchase seeds from local gardeners. Visit environmental, food security and gardening displays and vendors and listen to speakers throughout the day. Drop off labelled seed envelopes for sorting between 10 am – 11 am. Seed exchange will be held from 11:15-12:15 pm. Don’t miss our tasty refreshments, fun children's activities or the chance to win one of our numerous door prizes! Admission by donation. Free parking. Contact Suzanne Hanna at (705) 943-2207

Fête des semences de Québec

Samedi et dimanche 3 et 4 mars 2017          
Pavillon Alphonse-Desjardins de l'Université Laval.
Québec, QC

Détails à venir


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Brockville Seedy Saturday

Saturday March 3, 2018          10 am to 1 pm
Brockville Memorial Centre, 100 Magedoma Blvd
Brockville, ON

Free Seed Exchange

Free planting activity for kids

Local garden clubs and market vendors

Resident expert master gardener

Contact: Brandy Smith 613-342-3936

Regina Seedy Saturday

Saturday March 3, 2018          10 to 3
St. Paul's Anglican Cathedral - 1861 McIntyre Street.
Regina, SK

Heirloom seeds, gardening advice, building community
Fantastic children’s area hosted by Prairie Sky School
Seed exchange run by the Regina Horticultural Society
Garden design table with advice provided by Regina Permaculture Society
Presentations include Keri Fox, organizer of Moose Jaw Seedy Sunday talking about her SPIN gardening operation

Contact: Sharon Pratchler, , (306) 539-5892

Enderby Seedy Saturday

Saturday March 3, 2018          10 to 3
Spla;tsin Community Centre, 5775 Old Vernon Road
Enderby, BC

Over 100 vendors and displays....Multiple Seed Companies...and a huge selection of free seed swap seeds. Speakers on Soil Building, Growing Gardens, Seed Saving and more. Contact info. .

Moose Jaw Seedy Sunday

Sunday March 4, 2018          10 to 3
Timothy Eaton Center located at 510 main St. N
Moose Jaw, SK

Nanaimo Seedy Sunday

Sunday March 4, 2018          10 to 3
Nanaimo District Secondary School @ 355 Wakesiah Avenue Nanaimo (corner of Wakesiah and 3rd)
Nanaimo, BC

Contact: Glenda @ 250-618-6323

Brampton Seedy Saturday

Saturday March 10, 2018          
Brampton, ON

Kingston Seedy Saturday

Saturday March 10, 2018          10 to 3
LCVI-153 Van Order Drive
Kingston, ON

Seed Swap table and seed saving workshops will be featured.


Stoney Plain Seedy Saturday

Saturday March 10, 2018          10 to 3 pm
PERC building next to the Multicultural Heritage Centre, 5413-51 Street
Stoney Plain, AB

Entry Fee: none or donation
We will once again have speakers, a seed swap table, seed sellers, garden artisans, and related community services and programs.

Jennifer Burns-Robinson
Multicultural Heritage Centre
780-963-2777 (Tuesdays only)

Saskatoon Seedy Saturday

Saturday March 10, 2018          
Station 20 West
Saskatoon, SK

We are excited to announce that Saskatoon’s 20th annual Seedy Saturday has been scheduled.

We are also planning a more Saskatoon focused “Seedy Sunday” event to take place on Sunday March 18. If you’re interested in registering for that, please contact Gail at


Powell River Seedy Saturday

Saturday March 10, 2018          9:30 to 3
Recreation Complex
Powell River, BC

Come together for a day full of seed trading, selling and buying. Get some new ideas from workshops or books for sale. Enjoy great food to refuel as you speak to local experts and find all the products you need for a successful start to your gardening season. Kids Zone, Silent Auction and much, much more! $2 admission, 12 & under free

Cobble Hill Seedy Saturday

Saturday March 10, 2018          
Cobble Hill Hall, 3550 Watson Avenue
Cobble Hill, BC

Algoma Central Seedy Saturday

Saturday March 10, 2018          10 to 3
Desbaret High School
Algoma Central, ON

Langley Seedy Saturday

Saturday March 10, 2018          10 to 2
Kwantlen Polytechnic University – Langley campus, 20901 Langley Bypass
Langley, BC

This year LEPS is partnering with the KPU CoHorts club and the Langley Community Farmers Market for a bigger Seedy Saturday event, earlier in the year! Details to come – please get in touch if you would like to be involved.


Kelowna Seedy Sunday

Sunday March 11, 2018          10 to 3
Apple Room at the Parkinson Recreation Centre, 1800 Parkinson Way
Kelowna, BC

An opportunity to buy or trade seeds and purchase plants.
Network with locals who love to garden. Participate in
garden related workshops. For more information:

Admission $2. Kids free. Free parking.


Peterborough Seedy Sunday

Sunday March 11, 2018          
Peterborough, ON

To inquire about setting up or for more details contact Jillian Bishop at

Indian Head Seedy Sunday

Sunday March 11, 2018          1 to 4
Indian Head Heritage Club 505 Otterloo Street
Indian Head, SK

Admission: adults $2.00 children/students free

Contact: Ruth Anne

Cobourg Seedy Saturday

Saturday March 17, 2018          10 am to 2 pm
Villa St. Joseph Retreat & Ecology Centre 445 Monk St.
Cobourg, ON

Kamloops Seedy Saturday

Saturday March 17, 2018          9:30 to 1:30
OLPH Parish Center 635 Tranquille Rd
Kamloops, BC


Local, Heritage and Heirloom Seeds available.

Organic Gardening Supplies, Soil Amendments, Tools, Resources.

Community Groups and Workshops


Community Kitchens Teahouse and Eats Amore Food Truck

Childrens Activities


Admission $2 per person. Seniors, Students or Transit Pass holders No Charge


St. Thomas Seedy Saturday

Saturday March 17, 2018          10 to 3
St. Thomas Library
St. Thomas, ON

Get your green on and join us for our 2nd annual Seedy Saturday at St. Thomas Public Library! We will be having a community seed exchange, crafts, and local vendors on site, as well as Master Gardeners available to answer any questions you may have about your garden! This was a great event last year, and we are really excited to be doing it again

Contact: or 519-631-6050, ext. 8014

Cornwall Seedy Saturday

Saturday March 17, 2018          10 to 3
Cornwall Benson Centre, 800 7th Street West
Cornwall, ON

Join All Things Food and the Transition Cornwall+ for Cornwall's 4th Annual Seedy Saturday, where we have organized a seed exchange, a variety of seed vendors, local food vendors, beginner and advanced gardening workshops, free children's activities, and locally made refreshments. Admission is free!

New this year we have a special seed give away/exchange specifically for children where they can exchange tokens earned at the activities for smaller seed packets (instead of money or other seeds).

Seed vendors and community groups wanting to register for a booth should contact Kat Rendek at 613 935-4017 or

Fête des semences de Frelighsburg

Samedi le 17 mars          
Frelighsburg, QC

Plus de détails à venir, date à confirmer

Calgary Seedy Saturday

Saturday March 17, 2018          10 to 3
Hillhurst Sunnyside Centre
Calgary, AB

Centre Wellington Seedy Saturday

Saturday March 17, 2018          10 to 1
Aboyne Hall, Centre Wellington Museum
Centre Wellington, ON

This is a joint effort by the Fergus and District Horticultural Society and the Elora / Salem Horticultural Societies.


Vernon Seedy Saturday

Saturday March 17, 2018          10 to 3
Vernon Recreation Centre 3310 37th Ave
Vernon, BC

Join us to celebrate seeds, gardening, bees, local food and community.

-Locally grown heirloom seeds, starts, plants and garden products
-Locally produced food, honey and more.
-Free community seed exchange
-Educational displays
-Children's activities
-Inspiring speakers

Admission is by donation ($2 suggestion)

Follow our event page to keep up-to-date with details -


Cowichan Valley Seedy Sunday

Sunday March 18, 2018          10 -2
Si'em Lelum Gymnasium, 5574 River Road, Duncan
Cowichan Valley, BC

There will be workshops, Kids Activities, a Seed Exchange and 35+ Vendors. Admission is $2 or Cowichan Green Community Members and kids under 12 enter free.


Campbell River Seedy Saturday

Saturday March 24, 2018          9 am to noon
Campbell River Community Centre – 401-11th Avenue
Campbell River, BC


Seed swap, vendors, demos, plant sales and much more.

Free Entry

Toronto Scarborough Seedy Saturday

Saturday March 24, 2018          11 to 4
Blessed Cardinal Newman High School, 100 Brimley Road SOUTH, south of Kingston Rd.
Toronto Scarborough, ON

This year the Scarborough Seedy Saturday and Green Fair is running a week earlier on Saturday March 24.

Come out and learn how to live more sustainably, exchange seeds with other seed savers, buy heirloom and organic seeds or attend our great workshops. Then stop by one of our local garden clubs' or gardening vendors' tables and ask an expert!

Over 60 tables will include heirloom seed vendors, green exhibits, bee products, worm composting, backyard gardening, garden associations and regional organizations such as LEAF, the TRCA and Rouge Park . Be a steward and bring in your used electronics for recycling! And there will be KIDS events too.

The Fair is hosted by the Stewards of the Earth at St. Agatha Catholic School, the Treehuggers at Blessed Cardinal Newman Catholic High School and Seeds of Diversity. It is also supported by Dr Norman Bethune Eco team ( BEAT) and the University of Toronto Sustainability Office, Scarborough.


For updates, info on Scarborough ( and to please LIKE US ) go to

Haldimand County Seedy Saturday

Saturday March 24, 2018          9 to 2
Hagersville Community Center 62 Main St. South
Haldimand County, ON

The Haldimand Horticultural Society would like to welcome everyone to our second annual Seedy Saturday. We are looking forward to offering our visitors workshops, a seed exchange table, shopping, and information about gardening from roses to carrots.
Come out for the day and meet local producers of seed, produce, essential oils, lavender, alpaca and sheep fibre, soil amendments, and more! For more info or to become a participating vendor, contact:

Lethbridge Seedy Saturday

Saturday March 24, 2018          
Lethbridge, AB


Red Deer Seedy Saturday

Saturday March 24, 2018          
Red Deer, AB

Our EcoLiving Fair + Workshops which includes Seedy Saturday as a major attraction.

Event details here - updated soon -

Rene Michalak
ReThink Red Deer

Guelph Seedy Saturday

Saturday March 24, 2018          
Guelph, ON

Venue TBA

Innisfil Seedy Saturday

Saturday March 31, 2018          10 to 3
Innisfil ideaLAB & Library, Lakeshore Branch, 967 Innisfil Beach Road
Innisfil, ON

Innisfil Seed Library in partnership with the Innisfil ideaLAB & Library and the Innisfil Garden Club presents the 2nd annual Innisfil Seedy Saturday! Free admission but donations always appreciated.

Innisfil Seedy Saturday includes seed vendors, garden-related community groups and businesses, a community seed swap, expert talks and demonstrations, children’s crafts and other memorable activities. The Innisfil Seed Library also reopens for its 3rd season.

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Contact: Bridget Indelicato at

Toronto Central Seedy Saturday

Saturday March 31, 2018          
Evergreen Brick Works
Toronto Central, ON

Clearwater Seedy Saturday

Saturday April 7, 2018          
Clearwater, BC

Contact: Anne Baker

Surrey Seedy Saturday

Saturday April 7, 2018          11 am to 3 pm
Historic Stewart Farm 13723 Crescent Rd
Surrey, BC

Contact: Jerrilin Spence

Prince Albert Seedy Saturday

Saturday April 21, 2018          9 am to 5 pm
John M. Cuelenaere Public Library
Prince Albert, SK


Toronto-Malvern/Rouge River Seedy Saturday

Saturday May 5, 2018          11 to 3
Lester B Pearson CI, 150 Tapscott Rd
Toronto-Malvern/Rouge River, ON


Etobicoke Seedy Saturday

Saturday May 5, 2018          9 to 1
The Assembly Hall 1 Colonel Samuel Smith Park Drive
Etobicoke, ON

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