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 firstname.lastname@example.org
CANCELLED - Mississauga Seedy Saturday
Saturday April 4, 2020 9:30 - 3:30
Unitarian Congregation in Mississauga, 84 South Service Road (Hurontario/QEW)
Free admission and parking
Workshops from 10 - 3, with great “hands-on” focus
Environmental exhibits and presentations
Seed and related vendors
"Ask an Expert" from Mississauga Master Gardeners
Growing Gardeners - children’s activity centre - Ecosource
Cozy Café with great food all day
Come learn and enjoy!
Contact: Email: seedysaturdaymississauga [at] gmail.ca
CANCELLED - Westport Seedy Saturday
Saturday April 4, 2020 9 to 2
Knox Presbyterian Church, 47 Concession St
Presentations include Vermicomposting 10 am
How to save vegetable seed 11 am
Contact: heritage [at] kingston.net
CANCELLED - Ottawa Seedy Saturday
Saturday April 4, 2020 10 AM – 2 PM EDT
Ron Kolbus Lakeside Centre, Britannia Beach, 102 Greenview ave.
Calling All Gardeners!
Eager to get back in your garden?
This annual seed exchange and sale will feature an organic mini-market, garden talks and workshops, a swap table and organic snacks.
While your gardens sleep under their blanket of snow, why not come out for a visit?
Workshop seating is limited, so come early!
Free admission – free workshops
Contact: grethesgardens [at] gmail.com
More information: www.facebook.com/events/463838811158427/
POSTPONED - Wiarton Seedy Saturday
Saturday April 4, 2020 10 to 2
Wiarton Arena & Community Centre
Hosted by Wiarton & District Agricultural Society
We hope you attend our seed exchange and garden talks. This is a great way to start your seed planting/saving adventure or learn how to improve your gardening skills.
All ages. Entry by donation.
10:00 - Doors Open
10:30 - No-Till Gardening - Kristine from Persephone Market Gardens
11:30 - Pollinators - Brian from Grange Hollow
12:30 - Root Crops - Pierce from The Easy Farm
1:30 - Worms & Vermicomposting - Amy Petersen Greenhouse Technician and Horticultural Therapist
2:00 - Doors Close
-Free seed exchange
-Free magazine/book exchange
-Garden related vendors
More information available at: https://www.facebook.com/events/449143895774810/
Contact: Caleb Hull crrhull [at] gmail.com or The Wiarton & District Agricultural Society wiartonfallfair [at] gmail.com
CANCELLED - Peachland Seedy Saturday
Saturday April 4, 2020 10 to 3
Peachland Community Center 4450- 6th Street
Hosted by Peachland Wellness Center Community Gardens.
Vendors, seed exchange, and presentations
Entry by donation
Contact Volunteer Facilitator Community Gardens and Okanagan Master Gardener Darlene Romanko darleneromanko [at] gmail.com
Phone 778 363 0713
CANCELLED - Hope Seedy Saturday
Saturday April 4, 2020 10 to 2
Hope Community Garden corner Coquihalla Street and Seventh Ave.
Vendors and seed borrowing/swapping opportunities
Fun children's activities and numerous door prizes! Admission by donation.
Lunch: Hot dogs for sale
Contact: Esther Brysch 604 206 1775.text or call
CANCELLED - Clearwater Seedy Saturday
Saturday April 4, 2020 10-2
Dutch Lake Community Center Gym
More information: www.facebook.com/clearwaterfarmersmarket/
Halifax Seedy Saturday
Saturday April 4, 2020 8 AM - 1 PM
Halifax Brewery Market, 1496 Lower Water St
Market Manager & Program Coordinator
Halifax Brewery Farmers' Market
(902) 329 3276
More information: www.facebook.com/events/2992475117451863/?active_tab=about
CANCELLED - Digby/Church Point/Clare County Seedy Saturday
Saturday April 4, 2020 10am to 2pm (vendors)
Lisa T café, University Ste. Anne
Church Point, NS
As usual many seed and other vendors. Our local garden club Rooted in Clare will have a seedling table.
Speakers and times:
10:30 Wastecheck with Anne Leblanc
Composting and vermicomposting
11:30 Nik Knutson
Citizen Science and the iNaturalist app
1:00 Ouest-ville Perennials Alice d'Entremont
2:30 Plant Based eating with Stephanie Gagnon (this one requires registration)
Contact: springpeeperfarm [at] eastlink.ca
CANCELLED - Miramichi Seedy Saturday
Saturday April 4, 2020 11 to 3
Lindon Recreational Centre, 487 King George Highway
Due to the recommendations by the province to cancel any non-essential gatherings of more than 150 people, we have made the decision to cancel our Seedy Saturday but are hopeful that many of the great vendors and workshops that were planned will carry over to next year's event. Stay Tuned!
POSTPONED - Buzz Webinar
Wednesday April 8, 2020
Canada's New Bee Deal: A Strategy for Conserving our Native Pollinators
The creation of an evidence-based Native Pollinator Conservation Strategy for Canada.
By Dr. Rachel Nalepa, a postdoctoral visitor in the Faculty of Environmental Studies at York University and Victoria McPhail, pollination biologist and PhD student at York University.
Length: 1 hour
You are invited to participate in any of these Webinar sessions for FREE. After signing up, you will receive a link to join the LIVE session. Please share & invite anyone who might be interested.
Visit our Youtube Channel to see past webinars.
More information: beecitycanada.org/
Fernie Seedy Saturday
Saturday April 18, 2020 10 AM – 3 PM
Fernie Family Centre on 4th Avenue
Co-sponsored by Fernie Community EcoGarden and Fernie Family Garden
featuring Our Cold Climate Seed Library, local seed swap, kids' activities, seed vendors, bake sale and more!
More information: www.facebook.com/events/482240499114466/?active_tab=about
Wolfville Seedy Saturday
Saturday April 18, 2020 8:30 AM 1:00 PM
Wolfville Farmers Market, 24 Elm Ave.
Celebrate the Seed (April 18th)
Join us for a fun-filled Market day full of seeds, plants, art, and information on seed diversity and the value of seed saving. Kids of all ages are invited to an interactive seed game. Be sure to bring your seeds to swap at the Community Seed Exchange Table. Everything starts with a seed!
Contact: Brianna MacCara Communications Coordinator Wolfville Farmers' Market (902) 697 3344
More information: www.wolfvillefarmersmarket.ca/weekly-events
Annapolis Royal Seedy Saturday
Saturday April 25, 2020 9 to 12
Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens, 441 St. George Street
Annapolis Royal, NS
Join us for Seedy Saturday, rain or shine during the Winter Farmers Market at the Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens.
Free admission. Seed and seedling vendors, community seed swap table, seed saving information, kids' activities, door prize.
Contact: admin [at] historicgardens.com
More information: annapolisroyal.com/event/annapolis-royal-seedy-saturday/