Jenny Gohl

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Seed savers monthly meeting September 4th.

Comox valley Growers and Seed savers presentation – Thursday September 4th. Topic; How to take care of our precious seeds.   Comox Valley Growers and Seed Savers (CVGSS) is featuring a presentation on harvesting and saving seeds on Thursday, September 4. The meeting will be in the Common House of Creekside Commons Co-Housing. Come at …

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Monthly meeting September 4th at 6.45

We have planned several speakers for our September Seed Savers meeting and the Topic is….. Saving  Seeds! This will not be a seed saver 101 –  we are all committed seed savers and have the basics covered, but we’ll try and address problems and questions that have come up especially regarding seed selection and storage. …

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Booth at CV Exhibition.

Time to mark your calenders for the Fall Fair – starting Friday, 22nd August at noon and all day Saturday and Sunday. We need as many volunteers as possible to man the booth, so if you want to do a shift call Sylvain at 250 336 8632 – volunteers get a free entry pass! We have …

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New Board of Directors.

At our June 5th Seed Savers AGM new members of the Board were elected. You will be able to read all about each of them in the upcoming newsletter. Returned members were Susan Holvenstot, John Blyth, Dianna Talbot and Leona Wall. The new directors are Jenny Gohl, Bernice Takahashi, Rowann Petrell and Sylvain Alie. Retiring …

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Farm Tour in September

Date ; to be announced shortly. There will be three farms to visit; Amara farm, 2641 Kirby Road, Good Earth Farms, 7636 Island Highway, Black creek and The birds and the Beans, Anderton near Ryan. The price is $10 for non members and free to members.

Seed saving workshop August 17th

All are welcome to visit the Lush Community Garden, 6th Street and Harmston,  on Sunday August 17th. There will be a potluck from 3 till 5 followed by a workshop on seed saving at 6, given by Nick Guthrie. If you haven’t yet visited the garden this will be the perfect time to check out …

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June 23rd Seed Saver Exchange webinar

Register for the June 23rd webinar, Garden Photography Tune in to this special webinar presented by SSE Board Member and expert garden photographer David Cavagnaro. David’s photos have been featured in dozens of books and world-class publications throughout his impressive career. Join us to get photography tips and see beautiful examples of David’s work. This …

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Visit Milner gardens June 20 to 22nd

Milner Gardens 4th Annual Fairy House Surprise June 20 to 22, 2014Do you believe in fairies? Did you know fairies wear Foxglove flowers as hats, gloves, and petticoats?Meander the sun dappled shadows of Milner Gardens on your self-guided search for areas Fairy Houses may have magically appeared, in honour of International Fairy Day and Veronica Milner’s …

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More Birds and Beans

Foster Richardson, from The Birds and the Beans talked to the Seed Savers about growing Corn as a staple crop. Corn is very adaptable, especially the short tough native varieties, that also have more protein and so could be an important staple crop in spite of corn’s reputation as ‘evil’. Very tolerant to poor conditions …

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The Birds and the Beans

  Natasha Tymo and Foster Richardson from the Birds and the Beans spoke at our 2014 AGM about growing staple crops. You may have seen them at their veggie stall at the Saturday Farmers Market.   Together with two other young people they are farming organic food crops with the idea of producing high protein …

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