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  1. Seedy Saturday 2016: Celebrating Soil — 2015/12/02
  2. Seed packing instructions for Seedy Saturday 2016 — 2015/12/01
  3. 2017 Seedy Saturday Volunteers — 2015/12/01
  4. Seedy Saturday Vendor Info – 2017 — 2015/12/01
  5. Seedy Saturday: Preparing for Climate Change in your garden — 2015/03/02

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Dec 02 2015

Seedy Saturday 2016: Celebrating Soil

 March 5th at the Florence Filberg Centre in Courtenay, Seedy Saturday 2016: Celebrating Soil offers something for everyone interested in gardening, growing food, saving seeds, building soil and having fun.   Jenny Gohl, Seedy Saturday 2016 Coordinator Schedule of speakers. 10:30 – 11:00 Soil Preparation Workshop – Leslie Cox “The Duchess of Dirt” 11:10- 11:40 …

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Dec 01 2015

Seed packing instructions for Seedy Saturday 2016

Step 1. Pour all seeds onto paper. (Our example is orach)   Step 2. Sort the big ones from the little ones.   Step 3. Sort mouldy seeds from good seeds.   Step 4. Look up the list with quantities to pack.   Step 5. Scoop up 1/2  teaspoon of good orache seeds and put …

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Dec 01 2015

2017 Seedy Saturday Volunteers

  SeedySaturday Volunteer Opportunities 2017  If you would like to be a Seedy Saturday volunteer on March 4th 2017 please check out the various positions and time slots available on the list below. and then fill out the volunteer application form or send me an email at cvseedsavers@gmail.com or call me at 250 871-0553. Thanks, …

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Dec 01 2015

Seedy Saturday Vendor Info – 2017

  VENDOR / EXHIBITOR APPLICATION FORM TERMS & CONDITIONS Organized by the Comox Valley Growers & Seed Savers Society SEEDY SATURDAY 2017 DATE & LOCATION March 4th, 2017 Filberg Centre, Courtenay.   GENERAL RULES & CONDITIONS Participation in previous Seedy Saturdays does not guarantee acceptance for Seedy Saturday 2017. Space contracted by the exhibitor may not …

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Mar 02 2015

Seedy Saturday: Preparing for Climate Change in your garden

Preparing for Climate Change on March 7th at the Florence Filberg Centre in Courtenay, offers something for everyone interested in gardening, growing food, saving seeds, building soil and having fun.  This event is the primary fundraiser for the Comox Valley Growers & Seed Savers, allowing them to offer information and education all year round and …

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Dec 11 2014

Seedy Saturday Vendor Info – 2015

 “Preparing for Climate Change”   VENDOR / EXHIBITOR APPLICATION FORM  TERMS & CONDITIONS   Organized by the Comox Valley Growers & Seed Savers Society (Box 3783, Courtenay, BC V9N 7P2)     SEEDY SATURDAY 2015 HOURS & LOCATION Saturday March 7, 2015 ~ Open to the public from 10 am – 3 pm Upper level conference hall of Florence …

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Dec 10 2014

2015 Seedy Saturday Volunteers

  SeedySaturday Volunteer Opportunities 2015 *View the Document online.        

May 26 2014

Seed Savers Host Young Farmers – Growing Grains – Thur, June 5

What do UBC Agriculture graduates do for fun and employment?, we asked Foster Richardson, Natasha Tymo, Kelsey Knoll and Jay Baker-French. Speaking at the CV Growers and Seed Savers (CVGSS) AGM on Thur, June 5, these four young people explained that they were not looking for secure government research positions or to work for the …

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May 07 2014

On the occasion of the death of Farley Mowat

I hear today that Farley Mowat has died at age 92.  By his own account, he was not well adapted to growing crops as an occupation, but he will be missed as someone deeply concerned about the natural environment.  In that concern I think he had something in common with members of CVGSS. I just …

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May 06 2014

Annual General Meeting June 5, 2014

  On June 5th the CVGSS  held its AGM at Creekside Commons. At 6.30 there was a tour of the Creekside community garden and the meeting started at 7:00pm. A new Board was elected. Returned were Susan Holvenstot, John Blyth, Dianna Talbot and Leona Wall. The new directors are Jenny Gohl, Bernice Takahashi, Rowann Petrell …

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