CV Growers and Seed Savers’ Seedy Saturday schedule set

March 5 at the Florence Filberg Centre

The Comox Valley Growers and Seed Savers present “Seedy Saturday 2016 – Celebrating Soil” March 5 at the Florence Filberg Centre.

The day will feature more than 30 Island vendors of seeds, plants, gardening supplies and services, a seed exchange as well as a soil preparation, and mason bee workshop.

The event also features food, snacks and refreshments as well as a children’s activity room and many community action groups. This year another attraction will be “School Garden Art” which will be displayed throughout the facility. The art was supplied by more than 10 local schools which will each receive $100 towards their school garden.Seedy Saturday continues to support local and Island enterprises and will include new new and beginning local businesses.

Joining us for the first time will be Bugs with Benefits, Living Soil Sustainable Landscape Design, Sweet Rock Farm, Annie’s Dahlias, Lighthouse Greenhouse Technologies and Colby Fruit Trees.

The event runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Admission is $5 per person, children are free.

A complete list of vendors as well as a schedule of events can be found at www.cvgss.org

For more information email us at cvseedsavers@gmail.com or call Sylvain Alie 250-336-8632

Schedule of events

10:30 – 11 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”

All workshops are in the Rotary Room (downstairs). The soil preparation workshop is repeated three times to accommodate the most people possible.

 

Just Posted

Comox Valley Operation Christmas Child shoebox drive entering final days

Deadline for donations is Saturday, November 17

Agreement signed to purchase, restore, manage Kus-kus-sum

A memorandum of understanding has been officially signed to purchase, restore and… Continue reading

Cumberland moves one step closer to single-use plastic ban

Council discussed a phased ban, starting with plastic bags and straws

Police investigate liquor store robbery in Courtenay

On Nov. 13 at approximately 12:30 p.m., the Comox Valley RCMP received… Continue reading

School District 71 board sworn in

A new four-year term for the school district Board of Education commenced… Continue reading

People flocking to Vancouver Island city to see hundreds of sea lions

Each year the combination of Steller and California sea lions take over Cowichan Bay

Comox Valley Council of Canadians AGM upcoming

The CV Council of Canadians invites all concerned citizens to join the… Continue reading

Comox Valley Nature invites the public to learn about nature photography

Comox Valley Nature is hosting a public lecture on photography. Join Terry… Continue reading

Talent show: B.C. girl, 8, memorizes entire periodic table

Grade 4 student Maya Lakhanpal heads to B.C. talent show finals with unique talent

B.C. teacher suspended 5 days for touching colleague’s buttocks

Lancer Kevin Price of Chilliwack has handed the retroactive suspension for 2017 incidents

Commercial trucks banned from left lane of Coquihalla

B.C.’s Ministry of Transportation has introduced a new program that hopes to prevent accidents and closures on the Coquihalla Highway.

Black Panther claw, Power Rangers blade among 2018’s ‘worst toys,’ safety group says

The World Against Toys Causing Harm organized announced its 46th annual list in Boston on Tuesday

Threat of extremism posed by proportional representation overstated: academics

As B.C. voters decide on electoral reform, the Vote No side is cautioning that the system would allow extremists to be elected

Investigation underway into reported sexual assault at B.C. naval base

An Oct. 5 allegation is being investigated by Canadian Forces National Investigation Service

Most Read