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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

Innisfil Seedy Saturday

Saturday April 1, 2017          10am to 3pm
Innisfil ideaLAB & Library, Lakeshore branch 967 Innisfil Beach Road
Innisfil, ON

Hosted by the Innisfil Seed Library, Innisfil ideaLAB & Library and the Innisfil Garden Club, please join us for our 1st annual Seedy Saturday! Free admission.

Part of our expert talk and demo series, landscape designer Jodie Munshaw will show you easy ways to create a commemorative Canada 150 home garden! Over 10 tables offering seeds for purchase and free-of-charge including a Community Seed Swap. Buy a rain barrel, a bird feeder, some native plants and so much more. Learn about the “living classroom” along the new Rotary Trail in Innisfil or participate in fun garden activities for the whole family. Don’t forget to stop by the Hack Lab to create something special for your garden. Delicious food available for purchase from Innisfil’s Pasta Plus.

Contact: Bridget Indelicato at

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Toronto-Scarborough Seedy Saturday

Saturday April 1, 2017          11 to 4
Blessed Cardinal Newman High School, 100 Brimley Road SOUTH, south of Kingston Rd.
Toronto-Scarborough, ON

This year the SSGF Fair will focus on Biodiversity and Saving Our Bees.

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!

There will be Workshops including a focus on Biodiversity, diversity of seeds, bees, seed planting and saving and more!

This day is fun for everyone. 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 Access Alliance on the Danforth, the Scarborough Food Network and the University of Toronto Sustainability Office, Scarborough.


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Port Alberni Seedy Saturday

Saturday April 1, 2017          9 am to 1 pm
Farmer's Market, 6211 Cherry Creek Road
Port Alberni, BC

Seed and plant vendors, seed savers exchange, guest speakers.

Light lunch and refreshments available.

Fête des semences de l'Ouest de Montréal

Samedi le 1er avril 2017          10h à 15h00
Pine Beach Citizens Association, 1510 Chemin Herron
Dorval, QC

There will be workshops, seed vendors, and a seed swap.

Contact: Daniel Brisebois 450-452-4271 ; Tereska Gesing 514-578-8900

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Owen Sound Seedy Saturday

Saturday April 1, 2017          10 to 1
Owen Sound & North Grey Union Public Library 824 1st Avenue West
Owen Sound, ON

Admission Free – donations appreciated

Guest Speaker Kim Delaney
of Hawthorn Farm Organic Seeds @ 11am

●Seed Swap ●Vendors ●Refreshments ●Local Growers

●Seed Lending Library ●Gardening Expertise ●Plants

●Door Prizes ●Fun for the whole family!


Saskatoon Seedy Saturday

Saturday April 1, 2017          10 to 4
Station 20 West, 1120 20th Street West
Saskatoon, SK

Over 20 Exhibitors
Children's Activities

Admission $2 Cash only

11-Urban Beekeeping
12-The Warman Garden Collective
1-Saskatoon's Seed Library
2-Roof Top and Container Gardening


Peachland Seedy Saturday

Saturday April 1, 2017          10 to 2
Peachland Community Centre 4450 6 St
Peachland, BC

Organic/ngmo seed and plant vendors, local produce, honey, juice, cheese, organic body care products, seed swap table. Admission by donation. Master Gardeners onsite. Workshops tba. Admission by donation, proceeds supporting Naramata Farmers Market and Seeds of Diversity.

Contact: ~ 250.460.0177

Clare area (Digby county) Seedy Saturday

Saturday April 1, 2017          11 to 4
The Rendez-vous de la Baie, 23 lighthouse rd, on the campus of Université Sainte-Anne, in Chuch Point.
Clare area (Digby county), NS

Contact: Natalie Robichaud (902) 689 1751 or

Surrey Seedy Saturday

Saturday April 1, 2017          10 to 3
Stewart Farm, 13723 Crescent Rd
Surrey, BC


Lloydminster Seedy Saturday

Saturday April 1, 2017          11 to 2
Lloydminster Public Library
Lloydminster, AB

Join us for our first event! Starting out simply with a seed swap and interactive displays on seeds and sustainable gardening practices.

Opening remarks 11:15
Seed Swap 12-2

Contact Trayci Lepp for information or to get involved

Grand Forks Seedy Saturday

Saturday April 1, 2017          
Grand Forks, BC

Clearwater Seedy Saturday

Saturday April 8, 2017          
Clearwater Ski Lodge
Clearwater, BC

The event is sponsored by the Clearwater Farmers Market. Admission is by donation.
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Cambridge Seedy Saturday

Saturday April 8, 2017          1 to 4
McDougall Cottage, 89 Grand Ave. S
Cambridge, ON

Join us for Seedy Saturday and bring your seeds. We will have a seed swap, gardening booths, a kid's craft and planting area and more as we welcome the gardening season.

Angie Koch, Seed Library coordinator at Seeds of Diversity Canada will lecture on how to sow a succession of vegetables for continuous harvest throughout the growing season.

Admission is $5 plus HST for adults and $3 per child.
For more information go to our website at or contact Joleen at

Your admission enters you into a draw for gardening tools and a membership to the Galt Horticultural Society, courtesy of the Galt Horticultural Society.

Winnipeg Seedy Saturday

Saturday April 8, 2017          
St.Boniface Library
Winnipeg, MB


Brandon Seedy Saturday

Saturday April 8, 2017          10 to 2
Southend community center 1140-9th Street
Brandon, MB

Vaughan Seedy Saturday

Saturday April 8, 2017          11 am to 2 pm
GEBIS Toronto, North Hall 150 N Rivermede Rd, Concord
Vaughan, ON

No admission charge, free parking

Seed Exchange

Gardening, ecosystem and natural product booths

Inspiring workshops—
11:30am Taking care of your orchids
12:00pm My gardening secret - Eco enzyme & how to
12:30pm Keeping a fertile garden with composting
1:00pm Bean sprouts DIY

Contact: (905)761-8138

Fernie Seedy Saturday

Saturday April 22, 2017          2 to 5 pm
Fernie Community Centre
Fernie, BC


Prince Albert Seedy Saturday

Saturday April 22, 2017          
John M. Cuelenaere Library
Prince Albert, SK

Will be premiering the “Seed: the untold story” by Collective Eye Films

Orillia Seedy Saturday

Saturday April 22, 2017          7:30-12:30
Orillia Public Library, 36 Mississauga St. West
Orillia, ON

The seed exchange and workshop portions will run mostly between 9-12:30pm. Bring your seeds to share and exchange, connect with local gardeners and learn about the Orillia Seed Library, Orillia Community Gardens and other local growers. Workshops TBA.

Look out for informative displays and collaborating community groups as we grow Orillia! Interested in setting up an seedy info display get in touch!

The Orillia Seed Library, which is permanently housed within the Orillia Public Library, will have seeds for 'loan' from the community and will be accepting donations or seed 'returns' that day. Come and learn about this a-maize-ing community project! in SOILidarity, Orillia Community Gardens -


Wolfville Seedy Saturday

Saturday April 22, 2017          8:30 to 1 pm
Wolfville, NS

Celebrate the Seed

The Wolfville Farmers Market is Celebrating the Seed at their 10th annual Seedy Saturday event. There is good reason to celebrate seeds as they give us so many daily gifts. Our abundant local harvests began with a simple seed planted in the rich valley soil.

Join us for a fun filled Market day full of Seeds, Plants, Art, and more. Kid’s of all ages are invited to an interactive seed game. There is something for everyone, whether you have a green thumb, are just learning or are a seasoned veteran and you have a chance to win a basket of seed goodies! Be sure to bring your seeds to swap at the Community Seed Exchange Table. Everything starts with a seed!

Scarborough-Malvern Seedy Saturday

Saturday April 22, 2017          
Scarborough-Malvern, ON


Quesnal Seedy Saturday

Saturday April 22, 2017          10 to 4
Quesnal, BC


Seed Exchange

Gardening Workshops:
1. Container Planting
2. Drip Irrigation Systems
3. Deep Mulching
Growing Heritage Tomatoes

Food Demonstrations:
1. Cheese Making
2. Reducing Food Waste
3. Herbal Teas
4. Edible Weeds

Expert Food Growing Advice

St. John's Seed Library 2017 Season Opening

Wednesday April 26, 2017          6:30 to 7:30 pm
AC Hunter Library, 125 Allandale Road
St. John's, NF

Join us for a fresh season of growing and seed-saving! New and returning members are welcome to a free talk "How to Save Seeds" with hands on activities, followed by a swap - bring your garden saved seeds or started plants to swap with other growers!

Contact Sarah at or the AC Hunter Library at 737-3950 for more details

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Toronto- North York Seedy Saturday

Saturday April 29, 2017          
Fairview Mall
Toronto- North York, ON


Almaguin Seedy Saturday

Saturday April 29, 2017          10 to 3
Zion United Church in Sundridge at 49 Main Street
Almaguin, ON

Our Almaguin Highlands Seedy Saturday is called "Deep Roots", with Little Bluestem, Big Bluestem, Indian Grass, Daikon, as the theme plants. We're building soil fertility, controlling erosion, feeding wildlife and keeping deer at bay. Speakers, free draws, local growers, seed catalogues and more!

East Vancouver Seedy Saturday

Saturday May 6, 2017          11 to 3
Cedar Cottage Community Garden, Hull St @ Victoria Dr. behind the big "A" sign.
East Vancouver, BC

Seed exchange. We will also have a bake sale, beekeeping demo, artisan market, native plant walk and poetry contest. Garden saved seeds and starts aplenty. All proceeds go back to the garden.

Langley Seedy Saturday

Saturday May 13, 2017          1 to 4
Langley Demonstration Garden, in the Derek Doubleday Arboretum
Langley, BC

Hosted by the Langley Demonstration Garden.

Just before Mother’s Day, celebrate the beginning of the 2017 Demonstration Garden season with a seed- and seedling-swap, free workshops, and activities for the family. Gardening experts of all stripes will be on hand, along with local seeds, plants and treats for purchase.


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Join Seeds of Diversity at Evergreen

Saturday November 4, 2017          1:30 to 3:30
Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview Av
Toronto, ON

Meet us at our table at the Evergreen Farmer's Market in the morning. Then join the board for our afternoon AGM.

Each year the board meets in a different part of Canada. This is your opportunity to come out and meet the national board and staff of Seeds of Diversity, in the Capital Room of the Evergreen building.

Hear our great speaker and swap seeds at the seed table.

Free for members. Small fee at door for others.

Evergreen's mission is to work with our community to help people make healthier food choices. In doing this we will create a food system that is ecologically and economically sustainable.


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