Category: Monthly Meetings

Thursday Dec 5 is a Seasonal Potluck

The CVGSS Logo, stylized hand holding a plant, blue flower with yellow centre, also looks like sun in the sky

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

Several children reach into a plastic bin for composting with vermiculture

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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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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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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Comox Valley Growers and Seed Savers Monthly Meeting – Dec 6 @ 6 pm

Join us for the Comox Valley Growers and Seed Savers Monthly Meeting and Seasonal Holiday Potluck [important] Date: Thursday, December 6 Time: 6 p.m. Venue: Creekside Commons – 2202 Lambert Road [/important] Please note we are starting early, 6 p.m., for the potluck! Bring a dish to share, with ingredients labelled, a mug, and slippers. Also, Ellen Rainwalker …

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Comox Valley Growers and Seed Savers Monthly Meetings

[important] Monthly Meetings are scheduled for every first Thursday of the month. Time: Starting at 7 pm, and held at Creekside Commons, 2202 Lambert, Courtenay. [notice]New directions!  To reach Creekside Commons from Courtenay, take Cumberland Road, turn left onto 20th Street, then the first right onto Lambert.  Follow to the end of Lambert and park on the …

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