Category Archive: Monthly Meetings

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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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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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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Oct 29 2016

November meeting

Date – 3rd November Time 7.00 pm Place – Creekside Commons Topic of speaker panel – HOW TO START A GARDEN.

Sep 27 2016

October 2016 monthly meeting

Mushrooms in your home and in your garden On Thursday October 6th 2016 at 7pm the Comox Valley Growers and Seed Savers are hosting Vivian Vaillant, a home mushroom grower, who will discuss the benefits of growing mushrooms in your home garden as well as how to fruit gourmet mushroom as a winter crop. Starting …

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Sep 02 2016

September meeting 2016 – Preserving the Harvest

On Thursday September 8th 2016 at 7pm the CVGSS are hosting Lynda Smith of “Lawn to Food” Lynda will present “Preserving the Harvest” which will showcase different methods to can, dry, freeze and other preservation ideas for the bounty of your garden. Checkout our web site WWW.CVGSS.ORG for more information about us. The meeting is …

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