Category Archive: Monthly Meetings

Feb 04 2014

Nancy Hofer is guest speaker at Feb 6 Monthly Meeting

The Comox Valley Growers and Seed Savers invites all interested gardeners and environmentalists to its upcoming monthly meeting on Thursday, February 6th at 7pm. The meeting will take place in the Common Room at Creekside Commons, 2202 Lambert Drive.   This month’s talk will be focused around Transition Towns and a newly-emerging project on Community …

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Jan 01 2014

First monthly meeting of the new year January 09

When: Thursday, January 9th, 7 pm Where:  Creekside Commons in Courtenay, starting at 7 pm. What: The new film “Seeds of Sovereignty” by The Gaia Foundation and the African Biodiversity Network The film is  a story of hope, revival and commitment. A journey to restore seed and food sovereignty in Africa. A guide to anyone …

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Nov 21 2013

Thursday Dec 5 is a Seasonal Potluck

The Monthly Meeting on Thursday Dec 5  is a Seasonal Potluck, starting at 6 pm rather than the usual 7pm start time. Bring your favorite dish, hopefully labeled with ingredients so people with allergies know. We don’t have a main speaker scheduled, but thought we could have volunteers offer short 5 min “Gardening Advise” on …

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Oct 30 2013

Seeds Savers hosts Community Gardener Dianne MacLean – Thurs, Nov 7 2013

CV Growers and Seed Savers is hosting Dianne MacLean (Bear Dreamer), as their speaker on Thurs, Nov 7 at Creekside Commons in Courtenay, starting at 7 pm.  She is currently employed by Dawn to Dawn: Action on Homelessness (D2D), as a coordinator of their Community Garden, and will be speaking about the history and future …

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Sep 24 2013

Thursday, October 3rd: Intro to Permaculture

Elaine Codling will give a presentation called “Intro to Permaculture” at the next monthly meeting October 3.  Also Nick Guthrie will give a 10 minute talk on some effective tools and their use.  We will have the usual announcement & update segment, with social time before and after the main events.  The snacks will be …

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Sep 03 2013

Thursday, September 5th: Mushroom Mania

The next CV Growers and Seed Savers meeting, Thursday Sept 5, will feature Mikel Vossen presenting on Mushrooms – Edible and Medicinal. Mikel says that mushrooms have always fascinated him: “Even more so in the last 3 years when I started looking into the health benefits of the medicinal mushrooms.” Mikel offers workshops in the …

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May 17 2013

Thursday, June 6th: CVGSS Annual General Meeting

Come learn how to create the healthiest soil ever with Connie Kuramoto, long time Horticultural Instructor. Comox Valley Growers and Seed Savers is featuring Kuramoto as the guest speaker at their AGM, on Thurs, June 6, at Creekside Commons in Courtenay. The evening will also include a look at the new seed winnower, and a …

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Mar 10 2013

CVGSS Monthly Meeting April 4th @ 7 p.m.

What has no eyes and no lungs, but is one of our waste diversion heroes? The Red Wiggler worm!  Learn all that wonderful wiggly worms can do to reduce organic waste and turn it into rich soil. Presented by Master Composter Patty Rose, CSWM Compost Education Centre Coordinator. As always, light refreshments will also be …

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Feb 06 2013

CVGSS Monthly Meeting Feb 7th @ 7 p.m.

Comox Valley Growers & Seed Savers Help Gardeners Get A Jump On the Season Although spring is still a few months away, gardeners are already getting a jump on the season by starting seeds indoors. The Comox Valley growers and Seed Savers will be hosting a talk on “Seed Starting 101” on Thursday, February 7th …

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Dec 29 2012

CVGSS Monthly Meeting Jan 3rd @ 7 p.m.

This month’s presentation will be given by two of our own board members, John Blyth and Alan Goodacre, supplemented with notes from Moss Dance.  The topic is [important]Monthly Meeting Jan 3rd @ 7 p.m. BC Seeds Gathering 2012[/important] John, Alan and Moss have prepared a powerpoint presentation which highlights their experiences at the BC Seeds …

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