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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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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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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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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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February 8th seed saver meeting 2018

Please note that this month the meeting will be on the second Thurday of the month due to room booking problems at Creekside. Also please note that we do not have a meeting in March because we have Seedy Saturday instead. In February our speaker will be Michael-Anthony. Michael-Anthony owns/operates Toadstools and Handtools Farm with …

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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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Monthly Meeting 2nd November 2017

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

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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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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