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Kingston Seedy Saturday workshops

Ateliers a la Fete des Semences Kingston

10-11 am: Seeding Rad Kids (English) -Kids, bring your adults along for some fun seedy activities with Rad Kids Farm Camp host Marie Bencze! 10-11 am: “Seeding Rad Kids” (Anglais) -Enfants, apportez vos adultes pour des activites “semenciers” avec Marie Bencze!
11:15-12:15 pm: Seed Saving 101 (Bilingual) – with Seed Saver Annie Richard. The main presentation on basic seed production will be in English, but Annie will give lots of time for questions and have resources available in French. 11:15-12:15 pm: Comment Sauver des Semences 101 (Bilingue) – avec Annie Richard. La plupart de la presentation sera en anglais, mais il y aura beaucoup de temps pour poser des questions en francais et des resources seront disponible en francais aussi.
1-2 pm: Biennials and Beyond (English) -Ready to go up a level and try some of the more difficult seed crops? Can’t live without your grandma’s beet variety and can’t buy it in stores? An expert panel will share their successes with crossers, biennials and other tricky crops. 1-2 pm: Bisennuels et plus (Anglais) – Des producteurs experts expliquerons comment obtenir des semences de varieties plus difficiles a cultivar, comme les carottes, les betteraves et le mais.

Seedy Saturday 2017 is coming! Join us on Saturday, March 11 at LCVI from 10-3 for great seedy workshops and community seed swap!

fullsizerenderAre you interested in participating in Kingston’s Seedy Saturday as a vendor? We welcome applications from vendors who fit the following priorities:

  1. Local (100 mile radius of Kingston, ON) Seed Grower/Vendors
  2. Local food growers/producers/CSA farms
  3. Locally-made (100 mile radius of Kingston, ON) ecological gardening supplies/services
  4. Local Ecological lifestyle services
  5. Canadian-made ecological gardening supplies

Please feel free to contact seedysaturday@seedsgrowfood.org for more information or download and fill out the form and send it to that address. We will get back to you as soon as possible.

Also, we are currently seeking a Volunteer Coordinator for this event-please email seedysaturday@seedsgrowfood.org about this great opportunity.

Many thanks to Melanie who has done a fantastic job in this position the last 2 years, and we wish you all the best!