Category Archive: News and Events

All news and events related to the organisation.

Nov 20 2017

December 7th Monthly meeting and Potluck.

Regretfully our November meeting was cancelled due to heavy snow and unplowed roads to Creekside Commons. Lets hope this doesn’t happen for our end of year potluck and a talk by  Lucie Desjarlais who will speak to us about how to have potatoes all the year round. Lucie grows amazing potatoes as you can see. …

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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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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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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 30 2015

Denman Island Home and Garden Tour.

This much-loved fundraising event maybe of interest to some of us – a chance to see some of those hidden island gardens. Tickets are now on sale for the Denman Island Home & Garden Tour, June 13 – 14, with an early-bird rate of $18 available only until May 15. Purchase tickets on-line at www.denman-conservancy.org/home-and-garden-tour/ or to arrange alternate payment call 250-335-2148 or …

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Apr 29 2015

Cowichan Garden Fair this Saturday

Cowichan Garden Fair is this Saturday, May 2nd from 10 a.m. to noon at the Cowichan Exhibition Hall. Click the following link to read all about it. cowichan fair

Apr 19 2015

Plant Sale 2015

When; 9th May Where ; K’omoks First Nation Band Hall, Dyke Rd. Time ‘ 9 till noon. 100’s of heirloom tomatoes, organically grown vegetables, bee friendly flowers and seeds.

Apr 15 2015

Forager Foundation Fundraiser

The Forager Foundation is planning a sale of seeds of Native Plants. It is a web-based fundraiser, so people would purchase the seeds from their website and then they would send the seeds by mail. http://www.foragerfoundation.org/fundraisers Here is the link to find out more about what they do and the plants they have seeds for, …

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Mar 02 2015

Seedy Saturday: Preparing for Climate Change in your garden

Preparing for Climate Change on March 7th at the Florence Filberg Centre in Courtenay, offers something for everyone interested in gardening, growing food, saving seeds, building soil and having fun.  This event is the primary fundraiser for the Comox Valley Growers & Seed Savers, allowing them to offer information and education all year round and …

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