Seed Sale on Saturday!

Thursday, March 11, 2010


This coming Saturday is the seed sale in Kingston, Ontario. Check out Seeds of Diversity for sales all over:




Here is all the info for Saturdays event:


Kingston Public Library Central Branch

Saturday March 13, 2010 10-3
Kingston's 3rd Annual Seedy Saturday invites you to a seed networking and education event for both novice and experienced gardeners. If you are interested in open-pollinated and heritage seed, seed saving, biodiversity in your garden and food security, this is the place for you! Attendees are encouraged to bring their own well-labeled, saved seed to trade at the seed exchange table. Seed from "Seed Savers Exchange" and a select number of local seed companies will be available for purchase along with several varieties of Canadian-bred foundation seed. Join us in discussing the possibility of creating a living community seed bank. Lunch will be available as well as children's activities. Admission $1. Learn more about garlic, dahlias, foundation seed, and what the future of food may be for us in these interesting times:
10:00 "The Story of Food" & "Banking Diversity" - USC Films
11:00 "The Small-Trial Garlic Bulbil Project and Leek Moth Control" - Paul Pospisil, The Garlic News, Beaver Pond Estates
12:00 "Good Foundations: Building Community Seed Security" - Jennifer Hutson, True North Seeds Trust, Journal of Culinary Garden Research, Seeds of Diversity
1:00 "Dahlias to Dazzle" - Margaret Pyke, Wolfe Island
2:00 "The Future of Food: Sustainable Local or Industrial Biotech? It's About Seed" - Andrew McCann, Seed, Farm and Food Activist
Contact: Katherine Rothermel 613-385-8569

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