Jenny Gohl

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Name: Jenny Gohl
Date registered: 2013/06/22

Latest posts

  1. January 2018 monthly meeting — 2017/12/09
  2. December 7th Monthly meeting Lucy speaks about potatoes — 2017/11/20
  3. Monthly Meeting 2nd November 2017 — 2017/10/28
  4. Monthly meeting October 5th 2017 — 2017/09/10
  5. September 2017 meeting — 2017/08/17

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Dec 09 2017

January 2018 monthly meeting

January 4th at 7 pm at Creekside Commons. Our speakers will be Dianna Talbot and Lynda Smyth sharing with us the highlights of their weekend at the Seed Gathering on the mainland this past November. CVGSS sponsored these 2 members and also 3 local farmers, helping with travel costs and entry fees. For more information …

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Nov 20 2017

December 7th Monthly meeting Lucy speaks about potatoes

Our end of year potluck is the final celebration of a year of gardening and harvesting. The evening started with the potluck and was followed by a talk by  Lucie DesJarlais disclosed her secrets about how to grow and enjoy potatoes all the year round. Here is her handout about how to do it. https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_rfPRezZsufMkVYQXNNRzNYbVFrME5jNlRqWW4tRVltbVBB/view?usp=sharing …

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Oct 28 2017

Monthly Meeting 2nd November 2017

Meeting regretfuly cancelled due to heavy snow and unplowed roads to Creekside.

Sep 10 2017

Monthly meeting October 5th 2017

Our monthly meetings are held on the 1st Thursday of the month at Creekside commons, Lambeth Drive Courtenay, at 7.00 pm. This month we will start with a discussion from members on the pests, diseases and problems they have encoutered this year and their solutions. This will be followed by our guest speaker, Derrick Pawlowski …

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Aug 17 2017

September 2017 meeting

Our meeting  on the 7th September was well attended with our guest speaker Arzeena Hammir. Arzeena says, “The Cooperative Movement in Italy is one of the strongest in the world, based primarily in the Bologna region.” This past June, Arzeena Hamir was invited by VanCity Credit Union to join a tour of food and farming …

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Jun 23 2017

Volunteer appreciation BBQ

All those who have volunteered with the Seed Savers this past year are invited to a BBQ on August 13th at Innisfree Farm in Royston. The BBQ will be from 4 till 7.00 so please mark your calendars. There are trees for shade and a little pond to cool off in. Nearer the time we …

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May 21 2017

AGM 2017

CV Growers and Seed Savers held their AGM on June 1st  2017. A few people availed themselves of the offer to tour Creekside Commons before the meeting. The old board was re-elected and two new members, Lynda Smith and Peter Polson agreed to join the team. Our speaker at this meeting was Dan Jason. Dan  lives …

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May 05 2017

Books and links for seed savers

Books Seed to Seed – Seed Saving and Growing Techniques for Vegetable Gardeners – Suzanne Ashworth Saving Seeds As if Our Lives Depended On It – Dan Jason Organic Seed Grower – John Navazio Organic Seed Production and Saving The Wisdom of Plant Heritage – Bryan Connolly The Complete Guide to Seed Saving – Cheryl …

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Mar 10 2017

April 6th and May 4th 2017 Monthly meetings

Our next meeting will be on 6th April at 7.00 pm. Our topic is “how to grow the best tomatoes” with a few words from the experts and time for everyone to share their growing tips or questions.                               As usual, …

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Jan 07 2017

Selecting and getting those seeds started.

From presentation by Arzeena Hamir. Seed Catalogs – what to look for – The seed catalog companies do not grow their own seeds. They have their growers in many different places. This means that if you buy from a local company this does not mean that your seeds will be local. For this you need …

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