March 5th at the Florence Filberg Centre in Courtenay, Seedy Saturday 2016: Celebrating Soil offers something for everyone interested in gardening, growing food, saving seeds, building soil and having fun.
Jenny Gohl, Seedy Saturday 2016 Coordinator
Schedule of speakers.
10:30 – 11:00 Soil Preparation Workshop – Leslie Cox “The Duchess of Dirt”
11:10- 11:40 Plants create Wondrous Music – Devmurti Kalsa
11:45 – 12:15 Soil Preparation Workshop – Leslie Cox “The Duchess of Dirt”
12:30 – 1:30 Mason Bees – Rose McCulley
1:45 – 2:15 Soil Preparation Workshop – Leslie Cox “The Duchess of Dirt”
This event is the primary fundraiser for the Comox Valley Growers & Seed Savers, allowing them to offer information and education all year round and support the Seed Bank. The low admission price of $5 offers access to the Community Seed Exchange and Horticultural Trade Show starting at 10 am with more than 45 vendors and exhibitors.
The Seedy Cafe – open 10 am to 2 pm – will again offer a wonderful and tasty array of snacks and lunch at very reasonable prices. Families can visit the child activity room to take a break with crafts and fun activities.
The new and returning vendors you will find are, in order of their registration date ; Brother Nature, Good Earth Farms, Ravensong Seeds, Perennial Ridge Farms, Innesfree Farm, TreeEater Nursery, Fresh Earth products, Figs for Life.