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.

 

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