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In 2016 KASSI grew seed crops at 2 community locations, and once again hired Frank Misek part time to coordinate and grow the seeds. The community seed garden committee consisted of Kathy Rothermel, Cate Henderson, Frank Misek, Bob Chambers and … Continue reading
On an early morning in October, elementary students from Marysville Public School had the opportunity to learn seed saving from KASSI’s Kathy Rothermel at the Wolf Island Community Garden.
KASSI is locally developing a new variety of red pepper. Read the Kingston Heritage article for more information.
Join us on Saturday, March 11 at LCVI from 10-3 for great seedy workshops and community seed swap! Are you interested in participating in Kingston’s Seedy Saturday as a vendor? We welcome applications from vendors who fit the following priorities: … Continue reading
Kathy Rothermel recently accepted a cheque from the Community Foundation of Kingston and Area, on behalf of the Kingston Area Seed System Initiative. This funding will help with the foundation of our very own local seed bank, and provide opportunities … Continue reading
This spring, parents who register their child for kindergarten at one of the schools in the Algonquin Lakeshore Catholic District School Board (ALCDSB) will receive a small packet of beans to plant at home. The beans were grown for KASSI … Continue reading
Kingston Seedy Saturday hosted over 400 people at LCVI on March 14, and we thank all those who helped spread the word, LCVI staff, and all those who participated as a volunteer or attendee on the day! The workshops fit … Continue reading
The Kingston Area Seed System Initiative (KASSI), parent of the Seeds Grow Food project, has been given permission to use one acre of land at the Lakeside Community Gardens site at the corner of Front and Days roads. The plot, … Continue reading