Wednesday, March 9, 2016 

 

Gardening

The Need for Seed  

Seedy Saturday March 12 

Dayna Fidler, Fraser Valley Permaculture

 

e are so excited to invite you to Chilliwack's 1st Seedy Saturday, March 12th 10 -2pm at The Local Harvest Market!

 

Organized with The Local Harvest Market and partnered with so many amazing farms, farmers, community members and seed saving companies and experts we can't wait for this event!!

 

There is tons of opportunity to purchase local resilient seeds, heirloom and organic varieties at this event. There will be a kids planting zone with West Coast Seeds and opportunity to join in the field for a hands on Farm Experience from 12 - 4pm with Dan Oostenbrink from The Local Harvest Market and Farm Folk City Folk for a Planting Golden Beets field day!
 

Schedule of Events:

10 AM - Dayna from the Valley Permaculture Guild will announce a new community SEED INITIATIVE
10 AM - 2PM - Planting Seeds Project with Martin Faucher - Seed Sales (Possibly demonstrations)
10 AM - 2PM - West Coast Seeds kid friendly planting zone + sales
10 AM - 2 PM - Compost/ farm bucket $10
10:30 AM - Saving Golden Beets with Dan Oostenbrink
11:30 AM - 12: 30 PM - Seed Saving with expert David Catzel with BC Eco Seeds // Glorious Organics
12 - 4 PM - Field Day with Dan Oostenbrink and Farm Folk City Folk
12 :30 PM - The Future of Hazelnuts with Thom O'Dell PHD Nature Tech Nursery.
2 PM - Chilliwack's first Seedy Saturday will come to a close and field day will continue to 4pm.

We are so grateful for the support from From Folk City Folk and The Bauta Family Initiative for Canadian Seed Security for making this all possible.

If you are interested in being a vendor, volunteering or need more information you can connect on Facebook here or visit their website at: www.
thevpg.ca

Hope we see you next Saturday!

 

 

 

 

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