‘Toward a GE Free Comox Valley’
We’re excited to announce our commitment to encouraging the Comox Valley to become GE Free; to increase the number of people planting food crops and saving seeds; and to celebrating the growing local harvest.
Our 15th annual Seed Exchange & Horticultural Trade Show will once again be at the Filberg Centre in downtown Courtenay on March 1st, 2014. Volunteers can apply now!
[important]Click here to volunteer for Seedy Saturday 2014[/important]
[notice]Please note that all available vendor spaces have now been filled.
[pullquote align=”left|center|right” textalign=”left|center|right” width=”100%”]The Comox Valley Growers and Seed Savers have asked a variety of local and national experts to share some information with our guests at 2014 Seedy Saturday.[/pullquote]
We are delighted to present our
2014 Scheduled Speakers
- Harold Steves: How Richmond Became a GE-Free Zone – Lower Native Sons Hall – Friday, February 28, 7 – 9 pm (View Harold’s Bio)
- Ellen Rainwalker: Growing & Saving Your Own Seeds – Rotary A – Saturday, March 1 – 10:30-11:30 am (View Ellen’s Bio)
- Gordon Hutchings: The Co-evolution of Flowering Plants & Native Bees – Rotary B – Saturday – 10:30-11:30 am (View Gordon’s Bio)
- Dianne McLean, Dawn to Dawn Community Garden: Growing Food & Growing Community – Rotary B – Saturday 11:30 – 12:30 am (View Dianne’s Bio)
- Elaine Codling: Urban Permaculture Gardens: Absolute Abundance in Small Spaces – Rotary A – Saturday – 12 – 1 pm (View Elaine’s Bio)
- Young Farmer Panel
- Dirk Becker: Be Newly Inspired to Grow More Food Than Ever Before! – Rotary Hall – Saturday, 1 March, 1:45 – 3 pm (View Dirk’s Bio)
[important] Click here to see posting on seed packing quantities for seed exchange envelopes.[/important]
[pullquote align=”left|center|right” textalign=”left|center|right” width=”100%”]“The Comox Valley Growers and Seed Savers gratefully acknowledge all the businesses and individuals that support our event.” [/pullquote]