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Mar 31 2014

Monthly meeting – April 3

The meeting will be a showing of Dan Jason’s film “Gardens of Destiny” about his Seed Sanctuary on Salt Spring, filmed there (see info below and click to see it at saltspringseeds.com).  A number of issues are raised in the film that could be discussed.  Ellen Rainwalker will lead the discussion afterwards. See the usual …

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Mar 31 2014

Harold Steves talk at Seedy Saturday 2014 – view on YouTube

The Harold Steves talk on ALR is available to view on the CVGSS YouTube channel. It was part of Seedy Saturday 2014 and it took place the evening of February 28 at Lower Native Sons Hall, Courtenay BC All three parts are here : http://www.youtube.com/user/CVSeedSavers

Mar 13 2014

Volunteer growers for the CVGSS 2014 plant sale

It is time once again to ask for volunteer growers for the CVG&SS plant sale. Please let me know if you are able to participate and also please pass the invite to anyone else you know who might be willing to help us out.  It would be good to let me know the plants you …

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Mar 06 2014

BECOME A SEED CURATOR

BE PART OF YOUR COMMUNITY SEED BANK BECOME A SEED CURATOR Here’s how: 1. The CV Seed Bank supplies you with seeds (you choose from a list). 2. You grow these seeds, enjoy the harvest, let a few of the best plants go to seed. Throughout the season, keep a few simple notes on how …

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Feb 26 2014

Dianne MacLean: Growing Food & Growing Community – Rotary B – 11:30 – 12:30

Bio:  Dianne MacLean, (Bear Dreamer) is a Metis Storyteller, Environmental Educator, Community Net-Worker and Consultant.  She has had varied background as a Registered Nurse, Wildcrafter, Metis Storyteller, and Herbalist.  She has strong connections to the Aboriginal Community and is an internationally respected Elder. Diane has worked as a Community Net-worker for many organizations and non-profits.   …

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Feb 18 2014

No montly meeting in March

Due to our biggest annual event, Seedy Saturday, there will be no monthly meeting in March.  Check back here for the April meeting.

Feb 18 2014

Gordon Hutchings: The Co-evolution of Flowering Plants & Native Bees – Rotary B – Saturday – 10:30-11:30 am

Bio: Gordon Hutchings of Hutchings Bee Service has been studying native bees for 25 years in B.C., Yukon and Saskatchewan. He has been contract field biologist for Royal B.C. Museum, B.C. Ministry of Environment (Conservation Data Centre), the Yukon Territory Government, and Canada Wildlife Service. A busy bee himself, Gordon is a prolific speaker and advocate in his field, and …

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Feb 17 2014

2014 Seedy Saturday Volunteer Orientation – Tuesday, Feb 18 – 7-9pm @ LUSH Valley

Hello to all new and returning Seedy Saturday Volunteers, Please note that there will be a 2014 volunteer orientation held at LUSH Valley 1126 Piercy Ave Courtenay on Tuesday February 18th from 7 – 9 pm for new or returning volunteers. We look forward to seeing you there.   [important]Click here to view more information about 2014 Seedy Saturday[/important]

Feb 17 2014

Ellen Rainwalker: Growing & Saving Your Own Seeds – Rotary A – Saturday, March 1 – 10:30-11:30 am

Bio: Ellen Rainwalker is a former market gardener who has been growing food and saving seeds for over 40 years. She now grows a year-round garden in Cumberland. Ellen is a member of several groups that are working to increase local food security, including the Comox Valley Community Seed Bank and the Comox Valley Food …

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Feb 17 2014

Roderick Lane: Developing Farmland: A lesson in patience – Rotary B – Saturday – 12:30 -1:30 pm

Bio: Roderick Lane is a farmer, traveller, and mountain ambler who lives on Forbidden Fruit Farm in the foothills of the Comox Valley, where he grows apples, nuts, and a variety of perennial herbs. Roderick has spent eight years transforming marginal third growth forest into a blossoming young orchard. His Forbidden Fruit Orchard is a …

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