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 office@seeds.ca

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Do you have leftover seeds from your seed swap or seed library?

We can help circulate them to our representatives who will put them to good use at other community seed swaps. Every week during the winter, we mail books and table-top materials to Seedy Saturdays and Seedy Sundays all across the country, so we can easily include your leftover seeds in our packages. Our volunteers will make sure the seeds get to their local seed swap tables and seed libraries, so you'll know that they won't go to waste.

Mail your leftover seeds to:

Seeds of Diversity Canada
#1-12 Dupont St West
Waterloo ON N2L 2X6

Ottawa Seedy Saturday

2021-12-11          
Various locations, see description
Ottawa, ON

Free Seed Exchange Events!

Seeds will be distributed on a first come, first served basis. You do not need to make a donation to receive free seeds. You will also have the opportunity to ask questions to our representatives. Registration required; you can register for as many events as you wish.

Please review our catalogue and make a list of the seeds you are looking for before coming to this event. We encourage you to get a few extra envelopes to grow and give away next year.

If you are donating seeds, please make sure to review our donation guidelines and bring the filled form with you at the event.

If you are a member of an Indigenous community or would like some accommodation measures, please contact us at wildflowerseedlibrary [at] gmail.com

More information: Pre-registration required: wildflowerseedlibrary.ca/initiatives-%26-events

Laval Seedy Sunday

2022-01-30          10:00AM-4:00PM
Centre de formation horticole of Laval; 1051, Croissant Pierre-Bédard, Laval, QC H7E 1Y8
Laval, QC

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Centre de formation horticole. Lectures, exhibits, seed exchange. Free entrance.

Contact: Julie Boudreau, juboudreau [at] cslaval.qc.ca

Barrie's February Feature

2022-02-03          7:00PM - 8:00PM
Five Points Theatre OR remote (TBD)
Barrie, ON

Food to Grow with Frankie Flowers!

Presentation Focus: Discussions around Food to Grow and advancing food security within our community through our local gardens.

Depending on COVID, the event may be held online or in-person. Details:

ONLINE:
Food to Grow – Frankie Flowers
February, 3, 2022
7PM (EST) - 60 minute (45 minute presentation followed by Q & A)
Online book promotion – link for purchase provided
Zoom online


IN-PERSON
Food to Grow – Frankie Flowers
February 3, 2022
7PM (EST) - 60 minute presentation followed by Q & A
In-person book purchase and signing
Five Points Theatre, Barrie, ON

Contact: Holly.Dickson [at] barrielibrary.ca

Hamilton Seedy Saturday

2022-02-05          TBD
Online & in-person
Hamilton, ON

Seedy Saturday Hamilton 2022 will be a unique combination of in-person and online activities. The events will take place beginning February 5th, 2022 with a series of online webinars culminating with an in-person seed swap. More details to follow!

Contact: Sheila Gutierrez, garden [at] greenventure.ca

More information: www.greenventure.ca

Bridgewater Seedy Saturday

2022-02-12          10:00AM - 6:00PM
Bridgewater, NS

Join us for an in-person event on February 12, 2022. More details to come!

Winnipeg Seedy Saturday

2022-02-12          
Winnipeg, MB

Details to follow - stay tuned!

Kaslo Seedy Saturday

2022-02-19          
Kaslo, BC

This will be an in-person event, hosted by North Kootenay Lake Community Services Society. Details to follow - stay tuned!

Thunder Bay Seedy Saturday

2022-02-26          1:00PM - 4:00PM
Thunder Bay, ON

In-person event planned for February 26, 2022. More details to come!

Fernie Seedy Saturday

2022-02-26          
Fernie, BC

More details to come!

Seedy Sudbury

2022-02-26          
Hybrid model, TBD
Sudbury, ON

Seedy Sudbury will take place on Saturday February 26, 2022.

The 2022 Seedy Sudbury event will be a unique combination of in-person and online activities. Seed swaps will take place in several locations throughout the Sudbury region enabling residents to participate in seed exchanges and hands on learning actives in their own communities. Each location will be connected to the online Seedy Sudbury event, giving all participants the opportunity to connect across the city, make comments and ask questions of presenters.

We are currently working with Greater Sudbury Libraries and Season’s Pharmacy to confirm the locations for the in-person seed-exchange.

More details to come!

Salt Spring Seedy Saturday

2022-02-26          
Salt Spring, BC

Details to follow! Stay tuned

Cannington Seedy Saturday

2022-02-26          
Cannington, ON

Details to follow - stay tuned!

Cambridge Seedy Saturday

2022-03-05          10:00AM - 12:00PM
768 Blair Road, Cambridge
Cambridge, ON

Join us Saturday March 5th, 2022 for a free event where you can swap and exchange seeds! You’ll meet fellow gardeners and find exciting seed varieties that other seed savers are sharing. We encourage attendance whether you are a first-time gardener or a seasoned expert.

Doors will be open from 10:00 a.m until noon.

Please bring small, well-marked packets of vegetable, herb, 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.

Contact: taryn.jarvis [at] raresites.org

Comox Valley Seedy Saturday

2022-03-05          10:00AM-3:00PM
411 Anderton Ave. Courtney V9N 6C6
Comox Valley, BC

Comox Valley Growers and Seed Savers are hosting an in-person Seedy Saturday on March 5th, 2022 at the Florence Filberg Centre!

More details to follow - stay tuned!

Gillies Seedy Saturday

2022-03-05          1:00PM - 4:00PM
Gillies Community Centre, Hwy 595, South Gillies
Gillies, ON

Gillies Community Centre will be hosting an in person event on March 5, 2022 from 1pm - 4pm. The event will follow vaccine protocol.
More details to follow!

Prince George Seedy Saturday

2022-03-05          
Prince George, BC

Details to follow - stay tuned!

Ville de Blainville Seedy Saturday

2022-03-12          
Ville de Blainville, QC

1re Fête des semences pour la Ville de Blainville, prévue le samedi 12 mars.

Contact: Véronique Veilleux, Veronique.Veilleux [at] ville.blainville.qc.ca

Kamloops Seedy Saturday

2022-03-12          10:00AM - 2:00PM
Purity Feed Garden Center, 471 Okanagan Way, Kamloops, BC V2H1G7
Kamloops, BC

CELEBRATE LOCAL FOOD PRODUCTION with Kamloops Seedy Saturday

Local, Heritage and Heirloom Seeds available.

Gardening Supplies, Soil Amendments, Tools, Resources.

Community Groups and Workshops

BUY or EXCHANGE SEEDS, PLANTS, ROOT STOCK

Children's Activities

LOTS OF DOOR PRIZES

Kelowna Seedy Sunday

2022-03-13          10:00AM - 3:00PM
Parkinson Recreation Centre, 1800 Parkinson Way, Kelowna
Kelowna, BC

The Okanagan Master Gardeners invite you to attend Kelowna’s “Seedy Sunday” event.

Come join us to buy or trade seeds, plants and gardening information. $2.00 Admission for Adults, Children under 12 free, and free parking at Parkinson Recreation Centre.

We look forward to seeing you on Sunday, March 13, 2022. BC Provincial Health restrictions will be in place, but let us help you welcome Spring!

See below for more information on vendors and activities!

Contact: KelownaSeedySunday [at] gmail.com

More information: Facebook.com/KelownaSeedySunday

Mississauga Seedy Saturday

2022-03-19          9:00AM-3:00PM
84 South Service Road, Mississauga L5G 2R9
Mississauga, ON

Seedy Saturday Mississauga – Saturday, March 19, 2022 from 9 a.m., to 3 p.m. Free admission, workshops, seed exchange and exhibits. Vendors welcome. Unitarian Congregation in Mississauga, 84 South Service Road, Mississauga L5G2R9

More details to follow.

Contact: Carole Berry, caroleberry8 [at] gmail.com

Calgary Seedy Saturday

2022-03-19          
TBD
Calgary, AB

Calgary Seedy Saturday in-person event is happening on March 19, 2022
More details to come - stay tuned!

Contact: calgaryseedysaturday [at] gmail.com

Langley Seedy Saturday

2022-03-19          10:00AM - 2:00PM
Derek Doubleday Arboretum, 21177 Fraser Highway
Langley, BC

More details to follow - stay tuned!

Amherst Seedy Saturday

2022-03-19          
Amherst, NS

Details to follow - stay tuned!

Innisfil Seedy Saturday

2022-03-26          
Innisfil, ON

Innisfil Seed Library in partnership with the Innisfil ideaLAB & Library presents the 5th annual Innisfil Seedy Saturday! Format and details to come.

Visit our website and follow us on Facebook:
http://innisfilseedlibrary.ca/
https://www.facebook.com/innisfilseedysaturday

Contact: Bridget Indelicato, info [at] innisfilseedlibrary.ca

Kitchener Seedy Saturday

2022-03-26          
Kitchener Public Library - Main branch, Queen St. Kitchener
Kitchener, ON

The Kitchener Horticultural Society, the Kitchener Master Gardeners and the Kitchener Public Library have come together to organize an in-person event on Saturday, March 25, 2022 at the main library on Queen St. in Kitchener. More details to follow!

Lethbridge Seedy Saturday

2022-03-26          
TBD
Lethbridge, AB

Details to follow - stay tuned!

London Seedy Saturday

2022-04-23          10:00AM - 4:00PM
Dundas Place, London
London, ON

The London Middlesex Master Gardeners are hosting an outdoor Seedy Saturday event at Dundas Place, between Wellington and Clarence, on April 23rd, 2022.

More details to come!

Contact: lonmidmastergardeners [at] gmail.com