Category Archive: Monthly Meetings

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, Linda Smythe and Peter Polson agreed to join. Our speaker at this meeting was Dan Jason. Dan  lives on Salt …

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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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Mar 30 2016

April 7th monthly meeting

For our April meeting our speaker will be Jill Hatfield, the local BC Government Agrologist. Our theme for the snacks will be dips made from our winter veggies. The meeting will begin at 7pm and is held at Creekside Commons,Lambert drive, Courtenay. New and renewing members may come a little bit earlier to pay and …

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Dec 04 2015

Seed savers favourite books.

At our December 2015 meeting seed savers presented the highlights from their favourite books. Here is the list;  http://cvgss.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/ss-books.pdf Happy reading! The owner’s name has been added in case you want to beg them to borrow the book.

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