Category Archive: Monthly Meetings

Dec 03 2015

Monthly meeting Dec 3rd 2016

This December meeting is always our annual end of the year holiday potluck. We started a little after 6 with a table full of amazing vegetarian and vegan dishes. There was a fresh green salad – all the greens straight from the winter garden, quiche, cabbage, butternut squash with toated nuts, soup, stew, potato gratin, …

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Oct 24 2015

monthly meeting November 5th 2015

This month the topic for our meeting this month is ” Greenhouse Growing” Members Nick, Barbara and Larry will talk about their greenhouse experiences and then we will open the meeting to all present to share their greenhouse stories. We will learn about the ups and downs of growing plants in greenhouses, the problems and their solutions and …

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Sep 30 2015

meeting 1st october

Our October meeting is just a week away and we are pleased to have two presenters this month. Neil Hamir of Amara Farm will give a short refresher on garlic production. Mike Miard, Manager of Van Isle Water Services will give a presentation on rainwater harvesting systems.  He will focus on the technology and design …

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Aug 31 2015

Meeting September 3rd

Thursday September 3rd is our first meeting of the fall. Our presentation this month will focus on Winter Gardening with our host Lucie Desjarlais sharing her 15 year experience growing winter gardens in the Comox Valley.  Lucie  owns Stotan Falls Farm with partner Ian and sons Simon & Robin. Vegetable seeds and seed garlic are the …

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May 25 2015

About Chanchal Cabrera

Chanchal will be our main speaker at our 2015 AGM on 5th June. CHANCHAL CABRERA MSc, FNIMH, (RH)AHG Biography Chanchal has been a member of the National Institute of Medical Herbalists (UK) since 1987 and obtained her MSc in herbal medicine at the University of Wales in 2003. Her clinical specialty is helping people manage …

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May 25 2015

CVGSS 2015 AGM 4th June

On June 4th, 2015 at 7pm the Comox Valley Growers and Seed Savers will host their monthly meeting and AGM. Following the AGM, join medical herbalist Chanchal Cabrera who will present on the Royal Botanical Garden’s “Millenium Seed Bank”, the world’s largest repository of seeds.   The 2015 Comox Valley squash winner and future candidates …

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Apr 21 2015

May 7th Monthly meeting

On May 7th, 2015 at 7pm the Comox Valley Growers and Seed Savers will host their monthly meeting. Garden visits will be discussed.  Hosts will be asked to sign up. An update on the All Comox Valley Winners and seed massing program will be given.  Tomato plants, Vulcan lettuce plants and bean seeds will be distributed …

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Apr 03 2015

Complete Organic Fertilizer

Complete organic fertilizer    By popular demand here is the recipe for the Complete Organic Fertilizer and also the enhanced version.

Mar 20 2015

April 2nd seed savers meeting – Beans and gardening advice.

gardeningquestions

All about gardening – come and ask our experts. Seed Savers’ Fabulous Beans and Gardening Advice On April 2, 2015 at 7pm the Comox Valley Growers and Seed Savers will host their monthly meeting. In line with their ongoing quest to find varieties that can be considered to be “All Comox Valley Winners” or outstanding …

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Feb 13 2015

Kale and lettuce presentation.

Siberian Kale in flower

pdf kale and lettuce  Click here for full presentation. At the February 2015 Seed Saver meeting Terry and Jenny talked about lettuce and kale, with a focus on Vulcan lettuce and Improved Siberian Kale.

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