Jenny Gohl

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Bursary offered for Organic Seed Production course.

Comox Valley Growers and Seed Savers 2019 Organic Seed Production Bursary Offer expanded to Vancouver Island and Gulf Islands CVGSS is offering a full scholarship for Vancouver Island and Gulf Island farmers to take Canadian Organic Growers 2019 intermediate online Organic Seed Production course and practicum. This in depth course covers commercial production, harvesting, marketing, …

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Meeting February 7th

Our guest speaker for the February meeting will be Arzeena Hamir. She will be talking about choosing our seeds, starting them indoors and how to get them growing. She will also touch on local problems experienced this year  Our congratulations to Arzeena and all those on Amara Farm for the recognition of their hard work …

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Seed Saving

Link to excellent article by Dan Jason of Salt Spring Seeds. https://www.saltspringseeds.com/pages/how-to-save-seeds

December 6th meeting 2018

As is our custom our last meeting of the year is a potluck get-together. Bring a dish to share and please list the ingredients so we can be aware of anything that might not agree with us. Please feel free to bring partner, spouse, friend or children. We will start a bit earlier than usual …

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November 1st 2018 Monthly meeting

This month the topic of discussion at our meeting will be “What vegetables are you harvesting from your garden this week and when did you plants them?” The second part of the question is “What part of the Comox valley do you live?” It would be of benefit to our members if we could give …

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Monthly meeting September 6th 2018

September 6th at 7.00 we will be meeting once again, at Creekside Commons, Lambert Drive Courtenay. Our theme for this evening will be a round table to hear from everyone about their successes and failures so far this year so bring your stories to share.

June 7th Monthly meeting and AGM

In June we have our AGM with the election of board members new and old. Bernice Takahashi, who has looked after membership most efficiently for many years, will be stepping down. Lynda Smith, who has been keeping our Facebook up to date, will also be leaving. Please contact us if you would like to serve …

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Monthly meeting June7th

This meeting is our AGM and we will be saying goodbye to a couple of Board members and we hope to welcome a few new ones. If you would like to serve on the board please contact us at cvseedsavers@gmail.com. We have invited a very special speaker, Dirk Becker. Some of you already know him. …

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May 3rd Meeting – 2018

Our speaker for this May meeting will be Kathy Dunster from Denman island. Kathys is a Faculty Member at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, School of Horticulture Kathy Dunster, PhD Instructor of Urban Ecosystems Kathy Dunster has an undergraduate degree in Recreation Education (BRE) from UBC with a focus on outdoor leisure spaces – from playgrounds to provincial parks …

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April 5th 2018 meeting – Fruit trees and getting your seeds started.

The membership meeting in April will have two speakers. Sylvain Alie, our chair, will talk about getting our seeds started and will answer your seedling related questions.          On his farm. Stella Raven, he and his wife Royann start 100’s of seedlings every year and have surely learnt the do’s and don’ts …

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