Category Archive: News and Events

All news and events related to the organisation.

Sep 25 2014

Winnower – dates when available

With the first rains, we are aware of the need to get our seeds ready for next year.  One of the benefits of CVGSS membership is free use of our Winnower. We have two sessions planned.  Tues, 15th September 4 -6 pm and Saturday 24th September from 3 pm on. Please email us at cvseedsavers@gmail.com if you would …

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Sep 22 2014

Garden tour 2014

Sunday 21st September we visited three farms. First was the Birds and the Beans where Natasha and Foster showed us around   Next we met with Heather and Simon at Good Earth Farm   And our third farm was Amara Farm with Arzena hosting a tour and lunch. Each farm had a labour saving tool. The …

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Sep 09 2014

Local farmers saving local seeds – farm tour

  Comox Valley Growers and Seed Savers Garden Tour- Sunday, September 21 – Local Farmers Saving Local Seeds The Comox Valley Growers and Seed Savers (CVGSS) are hosting their 2014 Garden Tour on Sunday, September 21. Meet at 1821 Anderton Road, Comox (by the Natural Pastures sign); the tour begins at 10:00 am. Our theme …

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Sep 04 2014

Food forest workshop

Some of you may be interested in going to this interesting workshop in Duncan.

Aug 12 2014

Booth at CV Exhibition.

Time to mark your calenders for the Fall Fair – starting Friday, 22nd August at noon and all day Saturday and Sunday. We need as many volunteers as possible to man the booth, so if you want to do a shift call Sylvain at 250 336 8632 – volunteers get a free entry pass! We have …

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Aug 12 2014

Farm Tour in September

Date ; to be announced shortly. There will be three farms to visit; Amara farm, 2641 Kirby Road, Good Earth Farms, 7636 Island Highway, Black creek and The birds and the Beans, Anderton near Ryan. The price is $10 for non members and free to members.

Aug 12 2014

Seed saving workshop August 17th

All are welcome to visit the Lush Community Garden, 6th Street and Harmston,  on Sunday August 17th. There will be a potluck from 3 till 5 followed by a workshop on seed saving at 6, given by Nick Guthrie. If you haven’t yet visited the garden this will be the perfect time to check out …

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Jun 15 2014

Party! Seedsavers and volunteers.

Invitation to all CVGSS members and Seedy Saturday and Plant Sale volunteers. We are hosting a volunteer appreciation party and barbeque on Sunday June 22nd at Steller Raven Farm in Royston, home of Royann Petrell and Sylvain Alie on 3177 Kentwood Rd. You are invited to attend either or both A) 3:00-5:00pm Seedy Saturday and …

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Jun 03 2014

8th Annual plant sale

The Seed Savers worked hard to produce many varieties of really healthy  tomato and other edible plants. Set-up started early with a stream of cars delivering plants to waiting volunteers who placed them according to varieties. By 8.45 we were ready to open – chashiers and talliers in place, holding area staffed, membership table looking …

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May 06 2014

Annual General Meeting June 5, 2014

  On June 5th the CVGSS  held its AGM at Creekside Commons. At 6.30 there was a tour of the Creekside community garden and the meeting started at 7:00pm. A new Board was elected. Returned were Susan Holvenstot, John Blyth, Dianna Talbot and Leona Wall. The new directors are Jenny Gohl, Bernice Takahashi, Rowann Petrell …

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