Category Archive: Monthly Meetings

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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Jun 09 2016

Summer with the seed savers

Over the summer we do not have our regular meetings but last year we introduced informal garden visits. This proved to be a great time to visit, exchange tips and ideas and to talk gardening. If anyone would like to be on the list opening their garden to visits from fellow members, please contact us. …

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Jun 01 2016

June 2nd meeting and AGM 2016

Comox Valley Growers and Seed Savers AGM On Thursday June 2nd 2016 at 7pm the CVGSS had their annual AGM. The meeting also hosted Arzeena Hamir talking about the status of open pollinated seed production in North America. Check out our web site WWW.CVGSS.ORG for more information about us. Our meetings are held at Creekside Commons, 2202 …

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May 04 2016

May 5th Monthly Meeting

Our main speaker this month was Tyler Johns a horticulturist who talked about the various pests and predators that we have in our gardens. He explained how we need to provide a suitable habitat for the various insects that help control the pests. We can build insect hotels. here is a link for ideas….insect hotels    This …

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