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Voici des événements d'intérêt pour nos membres ou autres personnes préoccupées par la biodiversité, la culture de variétés du patrimoine, la culture biologique ainsi que les semences. Si vous savez d'autres événements, SVP courriel

Fête des semences de Montréal

12,13 et 14 février 2016          
Jardin Botanique de Montréal
Montréal, QC

Nous avons le plaisir de vous annoncer la 16ème édition de la Fête des semences de Montréal organisée par le Dépôt alimentaire NDG! Venez nous voir au Jardin Botanique de Montréal, le vendredi de 12h00 à 18h00 (projection d'un film jusqu'à 20h00), le samedi et le dimanche de 10h00 à 16h30.

Conférences gratuites tout au long de la journée.

L'échange de semences aura lieu le samedi et le dimanche uniquement, de 15h00 à 16h00. Apportez vos semences, vos enveloppes et venez rencontrer d'autres jardiniers et passionnés comme vous.

Contact: Sarah Maranda-gauvin: ou 514 483-4680 #224

Celebrate Seeds with Dan Brisebois and Friends

Vendredi 12 Février 2016          7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Canadian Mennonite University at 500 Shaftesbury (north campus)
Winnipeg, MB

Celebrate Seeds with Dan Brisebois and Friends
Enjoy Pie, Music, and 'Seedy' Conversation
$7.50 student/unwaged
$15 full price

Tickets available online from http://www.gardensmanitoba.com/ and at the door.

Come hear about seed saving around the world, across Canada, and in our own backyards. We’re excited to host Dan Brisebois, seed saver, farmer at Tournesol Co-operative Farm, and co-author of Crop Planning for Organic Vegetable Growers as our keynote speaker. Special guests also include Caroline Chartrand (Red River Seed Library), Kelly Leask (Prairie Originals), Terry Mierau (Cedar Lane Farm), and Rachelle Ternier (Prairie Garden Seeds).

Plus d'information: winnipegseedysaturday.wordpress.com

Fête des semences Niagara South

Samedi 13 Février 2016          1 to 5
Wellandport Community Centre, 5042 Canborough Rd
Niagara South, ON

VEGAN POTLUCK to follow after event clean up. All welcome to stay and gab!

Events and Activities:
! Exhibitors
! Presenters
! Seed Retailers
! Coffee & Tea & Treats and
Light Lunch Available For Purchase

“Garden Give-away Table” a free exchange
and/or giveaway of clean pots, trays,
magazines, books, garden utensils….

Seedy Saturday Agenda:
WELCOME!
1 pm Start of Seedy Saturday
Seed Swap & Retail all day …..
1:10 Ryan Waldron - Grimsby Public Library
“Seed Saving Library”
1:30 Colette Murphy, (Urban Harvest) The
What and Why of Heirlooms”
2:30 Steven Biggs “No Guff Gardening”
3:30 Linda Crago Tree and Twig “Planning
your Garden for Seed Saving”
4:30 Wendy Moreton “Fermentation”

Event Participants: $2.00 Donation at Door —- all welcome!

Contact: Linda Crago 905-386-7388

Fête des semences Salt Spring Island

Samedi 13 Février 2016          10 to 3
Farmers' Institute 351 Rainbow Rd.
Salt Spring Island, BC

Salt Spring Island's 21st Annual Seedy Saturday
This year's theme is "Breakfast in Beds"

February 12th, 13th, 14th, 2016.

Friday Movie Night ($10 suggested donation)
7-9pm: "Open Sesame - The Story of Seeds" documentary film screening.

Seedy Saturday ($5 suggested donation)
10am-3pm: Seedy Saturday with vendors, pancake breakfast, free workshops, seed exchange, and kids activities

Sunday Workshops ($25 pre-registration includes lunch)
10:00-11am: Growing and Eating Pulses with Dan Jason

11:00-12:00pm Dealing with Drought - A Panel Discussion

12:00-1:00pm Catered Lunch
1:00-2:30pm: Resilient Gardening with Linda Gilkeson


Break out of your seed-coats and come celebrate a communal defrosting and re-ignition of our passions, penchants, and instincts for plant protection

Contact: Kaleigh Barton and Ben Corno 250-537-9600 or

Fête des semences Winnipeg

Samedi 13 Février 2016          
Canadian Mennonite Campus (NORTH CAMPUS) at 500 Shaftesbury Blvd
Winnipeg, MB

Plus d'information: www.winnipegseedysaturday.wordpress.com and https://www.facebook.com/WinnipegSeedySaturday/?fref=ts

Fête des semences Similkameen

Samedi 13 Février 2016          10 to 2
Grist Mill and Gardens Historic Site Keremeos
Similkameen, BC

Organic and heirloom seeds for sale and trade. Presentations and info booths on gardening with native plants, organic growing, microgreens, wild pollinators, heritage seed research and much more. Also, come learn about the steps the Grist Mill is taking to revitalize it's once-amazing heritage seed research and collection program.

Be sure to start looking through your seed boxes and cupboards to see if you have anything you'd like to share with others as part of our big seed swap table.

Contact: Chris Mathieson, 250-499-2888,

Plus d'information: www.oldgristmill.ca/events

Ecological Seed Production Intensive

Mercredi 17 Février 2016          9 to 4
Clay Art Centre
London, ON

EFAO Member: $40
Non-EFAO Member: $60
Learn from Bob Wildfong, Executive Director, Seeds of Diversity Canada, at this daylong intensive on ecological seed production. Bob and Greta will provide a detailed overview of the fundamentals of seed production, as well as more advanced topics on seed production such as crop spacing and planting times, managing isolation distances, rogueing and selection strategies, harvesting and cleaning seed, and maintaining good seed quality for all market garden vegetable crops. This is an essential workshop for all farmers and seed growers seeking to understand how to grow high quality ecological seed for their market gardens.

Plus d'information: https://efao.ca/upcoming-events/?id=119

Fête des semences Montréal, Villeray

Mercredi, 17 février          19:00 - 20:00
7355, av. Christophe-Colomb, Montréal H2R 2S5
Montréal, Villeray, QC

La saison des semences et des semis est à nos portes!

Venez échanger vos semences avec d'autres citoyens du quartier lors de cette soirée conviviale.

Pour participer, vous devez amener au minimum 2 paquets de semences, bien identifiés, pour les offrir en échange avec les autres participants

** GRATUIT **

Contact: Éco-Quartier Villeray

Fête des semences Ladner

Samedi 20 Février 2016          10 to 4
Harris Barn,4140 Arthur Drive
Ladner, BC

The Ladner Seedy Saturday & Garden Expo 2016 is the kickoff for the new gardening season. Bring your seeds to trade at the seed swap, listen to four great garden speakers and browse our garden vendors.

Admission is by donation. Free parking.

Contact: Kristin Crouch (604) 946-865]

Plus d'information: www.ladnercommunitygarden.blogspot.ca

Fête des semences Penticton

Samedi 20 Février 2016          10 to 2
Okanagan College Penticton Centre for Excellence, 583 Duncan Ave W
Penticton, BC

Organic & heirloom seeds, bedding plants, honey and much more. Information, speakers workshops to be announced.

Contact: Laurel Burnham 250.492.7717

Fête des semences Mississauga

Samedi 20 Février 2016          9 to 3:30
Unitarian Congregation, 84 South Service Rd
Mississauga, ON

Cozy Café – open all day
Free Admission

Workshops:
10-A Healthy Start to your Garden Season
11-Top Native Plants for Your Yard
12-Vegetables for your Garden and/or Container
1-Rainscaping – add interest with rain gardens, rain barrels and paving
1-Help Bees help your Garden
1:30-Care and Sharpening of Garden Tools
2-Saving Seeds – Start your Plan Early
2:30-Tree Caching – Learn about Native and Invasive Trees Species

Contact: 905-790-6083;

Plus d'information: www.uucm.ca

Fête des semences Victoria

Samedi 20 Février 2016          10 to 4
Victoria Conference Centre, 750 Douglas Street
Victoria, BC

Hosted by the James Bay Market Society

Contact: Pat McGuire, Organizer Exhibitor and Volunteer Enquiries:

Fête des semences Wingham

Samedi 20 Février 2016          10:30 to 3
Maitland River Community Church, 414 London Road
Wingham, ON

Wingham Horticultural Society will be hosting our second annual Seedy Saturday event. We will have a seed exchange/swap table, speaker, childrens' activities, tea, coffee and light refreshments available. A bigger venue this year means we can welcome more participants. Interested Vendors should contact Megan. This event is open to all community members.

Contact:

Fête des semences Kitchener

Samedi 20 Février 2016          
Kitchener Public Library
Kitchener, ON

Contact:

Fête des semences Bridgewater

Samedi 20 Février 2016          10 to 4
The MARC (Municipal Activity and Recreation Complex), 33 Leary Fraser Rd, Dayspring
Bridgewater, NS

Helping Nature Heal is pleased to invite you to our 10th annual Seedy Saturday.

Buy, sell, trade - local organic seeds
Soup lunch
Charity art raffle
Outdoor kids’ activities with Amanda Bostland

Open Air Learning Workshop and Demo 11am - Saving and Cleaning Seeds, Chris Sanford, Yonder Hill Farm

Panel Discussion 2pm - Gather in the Garden: Growing Food and Community on the South Shore (see description below)

Learn about diverse community projects that are bringing people together to grow food on the South Shore in this interactive panel. Join the conversation to share knowledge, ask questions, get inspired, and get involved.

Featuring:

Leon de Vreede, Sustainability Planner, Town of Bridgewater - Bridgewater Community Gardens Network
Elisabeth Bailey, Second Story Women’s Centre - Women and Children Grow
Marion Moore, Margaret Hennigar Public Library - Lunenburg Seed Library
Anabelle Singleton, The Port Grocer - Port Grocer Community Garden
Mykal Koloff and Matt Greenan - Abundance Farm Co-op
Moderator: Caitlin Doucette, Designer and Community Engagement Manager, Helping Nature Heal Inc.

Facebook event:

Blog:http://helpingnatureheal.com/join-us-to-celebrate-our-10th-annual-seedy-saturday/

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Contact: or (902) 543 7416

Plus d'information: https://www.facebook.com/events/1950823685141955/permalink/1953369994887324/

Fête des semences Almonte

Samedi 20 Février 2016          9 to 3
Almonte Civitan Hall, 500 Almonte Rd
Almonte, ON

Hosted by Beyond the Garden Gate, in conjunction with the Almonte Horticultural Society.

Seedy Saturday will provide the opportunity for those people to come together to exchange information and to buy or trade interesting and/or unusual heritage varieties of vegetable, fruit, herb, flower, wild and Ontario native seeds. Many gardening and environmental organizations will be invited to set up information tables. We will have guest speakers and informational DVD’s available throughout the day to discuss a range of topics of interest for beginners to advanced gardeners in the Almonte area. Food & drinks will also add to the enthusiastic anticipation of this year’s gardening season!

Contact: Johvi & Leslie: 613-256-0486

Fête des semences Sawyerville

9h00 à 16h00          
Sawyerville, QC

Contact: Chantal Bolduc

Fête des semences Durham

Samedi 20 Février 2016          2 to 4
Durham Community Hall
Durham, NS

(Pictou County Seeds Savers in Nova Scotia) are hosting our 3rd annual Seedy Saturday in February.

Seed swap, seed saving info, seeds for sale.
Suggested donation $5/seeds to swap.

Find us on Facebook: Pictou County Seed Collective

Plus d'information: https://pcseedcollective.wordpress.com/

Fête des semences Deep River

Samedi 20 Février 2016          10 to noon
Town Hall Lobby, 100 Deep River Rd
Deep River, ON

Il nous fait plaisir d’annoncer notre premier échange de semences qui aura lieu le 20 février, 2016 de 10h à midi, à l’Hotel de ville de Deep River, ON (100, rue Deep River). Veuillez nous joindre afin d’échanger des semences et de partager vos idées sur les préparations pour la saison jardinière.

Contact: Céline Ouellette:

Fête des semences Churchbridge

Samedi 20 Février 2016          1 to 3
Churchbridge Library
Churchbridge, SK

Everyone is welcome.

Fête des semences Charlottetown

Samedi 20 Février 2016          2 to 4
Confederation Centre Library
Charlottetown, PE

Free, and we encourage everyone to attend, even if you don't have seed to share (yet).
The seed library seed is given away for free to communities across PEI!

Contact: Cooper Institute at 894-4573

Fête des semences Musquodoboit Harbour

Dimanche 21 Février 2016          9 to 12
Musquodoboit Harbour Farmers Market, 67 Park Rd
Musquodoboit Harbour, NS

Workshops, a seed exchange, seed companies, prizes, and all things gardening. Storm date next market March 6th.

Fête des semences St-Apollinaire

Dimanche le 21 février 2016          10h00-15h00
Centre communautaire, 83 rue Boucher
St-Apollinaire, QC

Joignez-vous à nous pour la treizième fête des semences de la Société d’horticulture de Saint-Apollinaire.

Des producteurs et productrices de semences de partout au Québec seront sur place. Vous y trouverez des semences biologiques, rares ou anciennes, adaptées à notre climat et introuvables dans les commerces. Vous pourrez aussi vous procurer certains produits biologiques comme des tisanes, des savons ou du miel. L’atmosphère est conviviale et le casse-croûte santé, original et délicieux. À Saint-Apollinaire, on prend le temps de vous conseiller.

Cette année encore, une table est réservée à l’échange de semences, mais il y aura une nouveauté : un atelier sur les semis donné par un enseignant en horticulture de Fierbourg!

Où: Salle communautaire, 83 rue Boucher, Saint-Apollinaire
(Sortie 291 sur l’autoroute 20, à une vingtaine de minutes à l’ouest des ponts de Québec)

Entrée libre, bienvenue à tous et à toutes.

Contact: www.amelanchier.com et Anne Gauthier (418-886-2874)

Fête des semences Hazelton

Dimanche 21 Février 2016          1:30 to 4
the Learning Shop
Hazelton, BC

Hazelton's First Annual Seedy Sunday@ the Learning Shop.
Come swap seeds, learn about seed saving, and find out how you can get involved with all the groups in the Hazeltons who are working towards food sovereignty.

Contact:

Fête des semences St Andrews

Dimanche 21 Février 2016          
St Andrews, NB

Échange de semences Sud-Ouest et Verdun

Dimanche le 21 février 2016          13h00-17h00
3289 boul. Lasalle, Verdun
Verdun, QC

Il n'est jamais trop tôt pour planifier votre jardin 2016...Le Réseau de jardinage vous invite à leur troc de semences convivial!

Que trouverez-vous à l'échange? Un grand choix de semences, y compris:

*des graines de plantes résistantes au froid - nos chouchous!

*des semences de plantes moins connues grâce à l'horticulteur des Religieuses Hospitalière - Angélique, agastache, morelle Sunberry, agripaume, molène, etc.

*ainsi que les graines que vous vous attendez à trouver - les tomates, poivrons, courges et bien plus encore!

Qu'apporterez vous à l'échange?

Contact:

Plus d'information: https://www.facebook.com/events/1640542946207609/

Fête des semences Sooke

Samedi 27 Février 2016          10 to 3
Sooke Community Hall, 2037 Shields Rd
Sooke, BC

Contact: 250-642-3671 or email mary alice johnson

Fête des semences Saskatoon

Samedi 27 Février 2016          10 to 4
Station 20 West at 1120 20th Street West
Saskatoon, SK

Contact: Gord Androsoff CHEP Good Food Inc.

Fête des semences Vancouver

Samedi 27 Février 2016          10 to 4
VanDusen Botanical Garden, Floral Hall, 37th & Oak St
Vancouver, BC

Hosted by Vancouver Master Gardeners

Activities - Bean Count with prizes
Kid’s Corner
Used Book & Magazine sale
Seed Swap
‘Ask Me’ table

Admission by donation ...........Free Parking
Proceeds from Door donations to Seeds of Diversity

Lectures: Bardia Khaledi “Ethics, Native Plants and Rewilding” David Catzel “Seed Saving/Breeding 101”
Matthew Kemshaw “Saving Seed in Small Spaces”
Alicia Emery “Worm Composting for Gardeners”

Contact: Lynne at

Plus d'information: mgabc.org

Fête des semences Truro

Samedi 27 Février 2016          10 to 3
St. Andrews United Church, 55 King St.
Truro, NS

9th Annual Truro Seedy Saturday

Free – come learn about seeds, connect with the seed growers, or sit down with a bowl of soup. Bring a friend, bring your family. Soup Café serving up coffee, biscuits and a variety of soups.

Workshops: 10am Growing Yummy Mushrooms
11am Designing a Passive Solar Greenhouse
12pm Planting Michelle’s Has-Beans! (International Year of the Pulses!)
1pm Extending the Season

Lots of Local Seed Sellers!

Other Table Displays: local community gardens; knowledge-experts; resources; Dalhousie Seed Lending Library; USC Canada; non-profits making a difference!
Children’s corner: lots of fun activities for kids (of all ages)
Friday Workshop: Rubber Boot Camp with Michelle Smith. A food gardening workshop. $20.

Contact: Living Earth Council,

Plus d'information: https://www.facebook.com/Truro-Seedy-Saturday-178399032265900/

Fête des semences Toronto North

Samedi 27 Février 2016          10 to 4
Toronto Botanical Gardens, 777 Lawrence Av E
Toronto North, ON

Free admission, visit seed vendors, swap seeds, visit our library for seed growing resources and attend information sessions. At 3pm, there will be a special screening of Dirt! The Movie (movie tickets $12, or $10 if you bring seeds to swap). All leftover seeds will be used to stock our new Seed Library!

Contact:

Plus d'information: http://torontobotanicalgarden.ca/enjoy/special-events/seedy-saturday/

Fête des semences Picton

Samedi 27 Février 2016          10 to 3
Books and Company, Upstairs, 289 Main St.
Picton, ON

Contact: Natalie

Plus d'information: https://www.facebook.com/groups/506906412664424/

Fête des semences Milton

Samedi 27 Février 2016          9 to 3
Landscape Ontario 7856 Fifth Line South, Milton
Milton, ON

Where: inside the greenhouse

Admission free

Seed Swap everyone is encouraged to bring seeds, if you saved some!

Advice workshops in 30 minutes intervals (10 speakers)

Horticulture vendors

Horticulture displays

Contact: Lianne Krane 905-875-8722

Fête des semences Sainte-Émélie-de-l’Énergie

27 et 28 février 2016          10h00-17h00
140, rue Émélie Bolduc,
Sainte-Émélie-de-l’Énergie, QC

Fête des semences de Lanaudière 27 et 28 février 2016
Célébrons l’arrivée du printemps avec
la 12e édition de la Fête des Semences de Lanaudière

Salle Jean-Antoine Leprohon, 140, rue Émélie Bolduc,
Sainte-Émélie-de-l’Énergie
Samedi 27 février de 10h00 à 17h00 + soirée en musique
Dimanche 28 février de 10h00 à 16h00

Contact: Alex Boisdequin-Lefort 450-917-1393,

Plus d'information: www.fetesemenceslanaudiere.org

Fête des semences Lasqueti island

Samedi 27 Février 2016          11 to 3
Community Hall
Lasqueti island, BC

There will be food done by the PAC and workshops and a seed exchange and seed sellers, and a fermentation station.

Fête des semences Thunder Bay

Samedi 27 Février 2016          1 to 4
Oliver Road Community Centre, 563 Oliver Road
Thunder Bay, ON

Free admission

Displays by local gardening-related groups!
Seeds for sale by local vendors!
Refreshments!

Seed Exchange from 1-2 pm (remaining seed to be sold after 2 pm):
Bring labelled packets of your non-hybrid seeds to trade - sell packets for a penny - buy packets for a penny. We'll bring the pennies. Seeds not traded by 2 pm will be put up for sale for $1 for remainder of event.

Workshop 1: 1:30-2:30 pm - Gardening Q&A!
Bring your questions to ask our panel of local gardening experts. What are the best seeds for beginners? How to deal with bugs? Fungus?! Ask away!

Workshop 2: 2:30-3:30 pm - Intro to the Organic Approach
Organic production is a holistic system that is sustainable and harmonious with the environment. Organic Vegetable Farmer Brendan Grant from Sleepy G Farm will introduce organic principles focusing on soil care, pest and weed control, allowable inputs and the organic certification process.

Contact: Kim McGibbon or 625-5974

Plus d'information: https://superiorseedproducers.wordpress.com/learning- opportunities/

Fête des semences Indian Head

Samedi 27 Février 2016          
Indian Head Heritage Club 505 Otterloo Street
Indian Head, SK

1:30 pm Why Save Seeds; Seed Saving 101
3:00 pm Beyond the Basics: Advanced Seed Saving

Contact:

Fête des semences Sherbrooke

27 et 28 février 2016          10h00-16h00
4675 boul Industriel, Sherbrooke, Qc, J1L 2W5
Sherbrooke, QC

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Contact: Mélanie Grégoire 819-570-2717

Fête des semences Oliver

Dimanche 28 Février 2016          10 to 2
Oliver Community Centre Main Hall 6359 Park Drive
Oliver, BC

Seeds, bedding plants, local produce, honey, nuts, and much more.
Workshops tba

Contact: LAUREL BURNHAM at 250.492.7717

Fête des semences Humboldt

Dimanche 28 Février 2016          1 to 8
Community Gathering Place, 701 6th Avenue
Humboldt, SK

Fête des semences Summerside

Dimanche 28 Février 2016          2 to 4
Summerside Rotary Library
Summerside, PE

Free, and we encourage everyone to attend, even if you don't have seed to share (yet).
The seed library seed is given away for free to communities across PEI!

Seed Library Launch

Lundi 29 Février 2016          
St. Thomas Library
St. Thomas, ON

Plus d'information: http://wp.me/pz7pE-Nq

Ecological Seed Production Intensive

Vendredi 4 Mars 2016          9:30 to 3:30
TBA
Ottawa, ON

Learn from Greta Kryger, Greta's Organic Seeds (Ottawa), at this daylong intensive on ecological seed production. Greta will provide a detailed overview of the fundamentals of seed production, as well as more advanced topics on seed production such as crop spacing and planting times, managing isolation distances, rogueing and selection strategies, harvesting and cleaning seed, and maintaining good seed quality for all market garden vegetable crops. This is an essential workshop for all farmers and seed growers seeking to understand how to grow high quality ecological seed for their market gardens.
Price: $25
Register for Ottawa with Just Food through seeds@justfood.ca!

Plus d'information:

Fête des semences Courtenay

Samedi 5 Mars 2016          10 am
Florence Filberg Centre
Courtenay, BC

The Comox Valley growers and Seed Savers present:
Celebrating Soil.

Fête des semences Gilles

Samedi 5 Mars 2016          1 to 4
Gillies Community Centre
Gilles, ON

$2 admission

Swap seeds and learn about growing your own food! Bring seeds that you have saved from your garden to share or swap them for varieties that have been saved locally and adapted to our growing conditions. There will also be heritage seeds available for purchase.

Speakers:
1:30-2:15 - Introduction to Permaculture
2:30 - 3:15 - Saving and Storing Seeds
3:30 - 4:00 - Three Methods of Composting

Displays by Seeds of EcoSuperior, Seeds of Diversity, Superior Seed Producers, Thunder Bay Beekeepers Association, Rural Roots Gardening Club, Kakabeka Farmers' Market, Hymers Agricultural Society, the Food Security Research Network, Thunder Bay Master Gardeners and more!

Contact: Karen at (807) 577-2680

Fête des semences London

Samedi 5 Mars 2016          10 to 3
Carling Heights Optimist Community Centre 656 Elizabeth Street
London, ON

"Seeds to Buy or Swap, Plants, Supplies, Exhibits, Free Advice, Speakers and Demonstrations"

Gardeners and environmental enthusiasts will want to join us to find quality seeds and supplies, learn about horticultural issues and solutions, chat with environmental and ecological groups and find everything you need to get ready for gardening season. Bring questions - We will have more than 50 knowledgeable exhibitors and vendors to help with answers. And bring your own seeds to swap too.

10:15: Selecting and Starting Seeds
11:30 Don't let your garden drive you crazy
1:00 What's the fuss? Heritage, heirloom and gmo.

Entry $5 Adults, Children under 12 free.

Contact:

Plus d'information: www.londonmiddlesexmastergardeners.com

Fête des semences Regina

Samedi 5 Mars 2016          10 to 2
St Paul's Cathedral, 1861 McIntyre St
Regina, SK

Fête des semences Ottawa

Samedi 5 Mars 2016          10 to 3
Ron Kolbus Lakeside Centre, Britannia Beach, 102 Greenview ave.
Ottawa, ON

Seedy Saturday is primarily a seed sale and exchange, however all businesses and associations of an organic, horticultural or ecological nature have a place. Garden talks.

Contact: 613-521-8648

Fête des semences Richmond

Samedi 5 Mars 2016          
Richmond, BC

Contact: 604-244-7377;

Fête des semences Toronto (Parkdale)

Samedi 5 Mars 2016          11 to 3
Bonar-Parkdale Presbyterian Church, 250 Dunn Ave.
Toronto (Parkdale), ON

Pay-what-you-can entrance, fully accessible

Seed vendors, workshops, kids activities, food, & more!

Contact: Monique Kelemen:

Fête des semences Shuswap

Samedi 5 Mars 2016          
Splatsin Community Centre, 5775 Old Vernon Rd
Shuswap, BC

The 22nd Annual Shuswap Seed Swap and Natural Living Fair is one of the longest running seed events in Canada. Our lovely new venue will accommodate many more vendors, and exhibitors than before.

Contact:

Plus d'information:

Fête des semences Sault Ste Marie

Samedi 5 Mars 2016          10 to 3
Sault College-Essar Hall - M Wing
Sault Ste Marie, ON

Come swap or purchase seeds from local gardeners. Visit environmental, food security and gardening displays and vendors and listen to speakers throughout the day. Drop off labelled seed envelopes for sorting between 10 am – 11 am. Seed exchange will be held from 11:15-12:15 pm. Don’t miss our tasty refreshments, fun children's activities or the chance to win one of our numerous door prizes! Admission by donation. Free parking.

Contact: Suzanne Hanna at (705) 759-2893

Fête des semences Brockville

Samedi 5 Mars 2016          
Brockville Public Library, 23 Buell Street
Brockville, ON

Hosted by Brockville Public Library and Transition Brockville

Contact: or 613-342-3936

Plus d'information: http://transitionbrockville.com/; http://www.brockvillelibrary.ca/

Fête des semences Maynooth

Samedi 5 Mars 2016          12 to 3
Old Community Centre downtown Maynooth.
Maynooth, ON

Join us for our 7th annual Seedy Saturday. Bring your seeds to trade with others or just come and see what is there. Meet other seed nuts, vendors, and have a good meal.

Fête des semences Utopia

Samedi 5 Mars 2016          9 to 2
Utopia Hall, 8396 6 6th line
Utopia, ON

free admission

seed swap 10-11

breakfast 9-11-$5 for beverage toast pancakes bacon and eggs

Contact: Steph 705-737-9821

Plus d'information: www.utopiahall.ca

Fête des semences Castlegar

Samedi 5 Mars 2016          12 to 4
Super 8
Castlegar, BC

Entry is $1 ( kids free) to get in with all donations going to Seeds of Diversity. Local organic and heirloom seed companies, local farms and guest speakers.

Fête des semences Montague

Samedi 5 Mars 2016          2 to 4
Montague Rotary Library
Montague, PE

Fête des semences Sudbury

Dimanche 6 Mars 2016          10 to 3
Parkside Centre, 140 Durham St
Sudbury, ON

Guest Speakers, Seed Swap, Adopt-a-Seed,
Used Book Sale, Vendors, Exhibitors, Kids' Corner,
The Seedy Café and Harmony Café
(free admission)

Contact: Hermina Hubert

Fête des semences Slocan Park

Dimanche 6 Mars 2016          1 to 4
Slocan Park, BC

This year’s Seed Exchange will include guest speakers and informative presentations as well as the always popular availability of local seeds. Celebrate local food production, the preservation of seed, and the abundance of gardening resources we enjoy in the Slocan Valley. Find an array of information, fruit and vegetable seeds, cuttings and root stock, all available for sale, by local or nearby vendors. Bring what you have to share or trade. Vendors requiring table space must pre-register by March 1. This event is organized in partnership with the Slocan Valley River Farmers Group and all proceeds will be donated to them to support local projects. Please contact Slocan Valley Recreation at (250) 226-0008 for more information.

Fête des semences Québec

Dimanche 6 mars 2016          10h00-16h00
Pavillon Alphonse-Desjardins de l’Université Laval (2325, rue de l’Université, Québec)
Québec, QC

Le Réseau d'agriculture urbaine de Québec vous invite à la 7ᵉ édition de la Fête des semences et de l’agriculture urbaine de Québec!
Cette année, l’événement aura pour thème « 2016, Année internationale des légumineuses - des graines pour nourrir la planète ». Plus de 40 exposants et 15 conférenciers donneront le goût aux visiteurs de cultiver des aliments, que ce soit en pots, dans un potager domestique, dans un jardin communautaire ou même sur les toits. Plusieurs artisans semenciers proposeront une panoplie de semences rares, patrimoniales et biologiques.
Plusieurs activités sont aussi au menu : échange de semences, ateliers pratiques “do-it-yourself”, activités pour enfants, etc.
Entrée gratuite – contribution volontaire appréciée!
Accessible en autobus, stationnement gratuit et possibilité de casser la croûte sur place.

Quebec “Seedy Sunday” and Urban Farming Annual Event

The Réseau d’agriculture urbaine de Québec invites you to join us at our next “Seedy Sunday” & Urban Farming Annual Event taking place in Quebec City.
This year’s theme is “2016, International Year of Pulses; nutritious seeds for a sustainable future”. More than 40 exhibitors and 15 speakers will be on site to encourage visitors to raise their own vegetables at home, join a community garden, or even build a rooftop garden. Several small seed producers will offer a great variety of rare, organic and heritage seeds.
Various activities will also take place: seed exchanges, DIY workshops, activities for children, etc.
Free admission - voluntary contributions are welcomed!
Accessible by public transit, free parking, food and drinks available on site.

Contact:

Plus d'information: http://agricultureurbaine.net

Fête des semences Cornwall

Dimanche 6 Mars 2016          10 to 2
Agapè Centre, 40 Fifth Street West
Cornwall, ON

Fête des semences Pembroke

Dimanche 6 Mars 2016          10-3
Rankin Culture & Recreation Centre (15 min south of Pembroke on Hwy 41) 20 Rankin Rink Rd, North Algona Wilberforce
Pembroke, ON

Our 9th Annual Seedy Sunday in the Ottawa Valley! Free Admission. Come for an hour, stay for the day. It's a fun community event that inspires and supports sustainable living.

Explore the seeds and plants for sale, local food producers, environmental groups, and gardening presentations. Remember to bring your own seeds, plants or other gardening goods to exchange at the Swap Table. Enjoy the local lunch, local musicians, sharing knowledge, and meeting with friends. All new or experienced gardeners and local foodies will want to attend!

Contact: Claire Lepine, or 613-628-1836

Fête des semences St. Catherines

Dimanche 6 Mars 2016          9:30 to 3:30
Dunlop Centre for Older Adults, 80 Dunlop Dr
St. Catherines, ON

Admission: $2.00 per person

There will be vendors, guest speakers and demonstrations, seed exchange table, give away table, door prize

Caterer: back by popular demand-Sweets Cafe
10:00 am NIC Insect Control--The importance of Mason and Solitary Bees

11:00 pm Trish Rybski—Home Economist-talk and demonstrate different ways to use herbs in cooking

12:30 pm Mary Pomfret--Seeds of Diversity—Seed Saving

1:30 pm James Graham-Past President of the Ontario Horticultural Association--How to get the most out of a small back yard garden

2:30 pm Mary Jane Clark-Vineland Research –The good, The bad and The beautiful—Insect Management strategies for your garden


Sponsored by Ontario Horticultural Association and St Catharines Horticultural Society.

Profits will be donated to Seeds of Diversity and Start Me Up Niagara.

Contact: Sandy Martin—905-688-5882—Email:

Fête des semences Perth

Dimanche 6 Mars 2016          10 to 3
Royal Canadian Legion, 26 Beckwith St. E
Perth, ON

Contact: Sarah 613-284-0578

Fête des semences Nanaimo

Dimanche 6 Mars 2016          10 to 3
Nanaimo District Secondary School, 355 Wakesiah
Nanaimo, BC

The Nanaimo Foodshare Society and Nanaimo Community Gardens Society will be hosting our 12th annual Seedy Sunday event. We will have a seed exchange/swap table, workshops, children’s' activities and a Concession. This event is open to all community members. 6 Free workshops will be announced after Feb 1st

Contact: Glenda

Fête des semences Moose Jaw

Dimanche 6 Mars 2016          1 to 2
Moose Jaw, SK

Fête des semences Red Deer

March 12 and 13, 2016          
Red Deer College
Red Deer, AB

-in concert with our EcoLiving Fair + Workshops 5th Anniversary.

Fête des semences Robert's Creek

Samedi 12 Mars 2016          11 to 4
Robert's Creek Community Hall
Robert's Creek, BC

One Straw's Annual Seedy Saturday

Fête des semences Kingston

Samedi 12 Mars 2016          10 to 3
LCVI (Loyalist Collegiate Vocational School) 153 Van Order Drive
Kingston, ON

Sponsored by the Kingston and Area Seed System Initiative (KASSI) and the Sisters of
Providence of St. Vincent de Paul

Plus d'information: www.seedsgrowfood.org

Fête des semences Yorkton

Samedi 12 Mars 2016          12:30pm to 4pm
Yorkdale Central Public School, 273 Gladstone Av S
Yorkton, SK

6th Annual Prairie Sun Seed Festival

More information will be coming.

Contact: 306-641-4239 or

Fête des semences Cobble Hill

Samedi 12 Mars 2016          
Cobble Hill Hall, 3550 Watson Av
Cobble Hill, BC

Contact:

Fête des semences Vernon

Samedi 12 Mars 2016          10 to 3
Trinity United Church, 3300 Alexis Park Drive
Vernon, BC

Join us to celebrate seeds, gardening, bees, local food and community.

-Locally grown heirloom seeds, starts, plants and garden products. Locally produced food, honey and more.
-Community seed exchange
-Educational displays
-Children's activities
-Inspiring speakers

Admission is by donation ($2 suggestion)

Presented by - Sustainable Environment Network Society and Vernon in Transition

Plus d'information: https://www.facebook.com/events/483025221892473/

Fête des semences North Shore Vancouver

Samedi 12 Mars 2016          12 to 2
City Library 120 14th Street West
North Shore Vancouver, BC

Get a jumpstart on the growing season: Seed swap (donate and take home seeds upon enrolment in our seed library), veggie seedlings for sale & community organizations will be there to share tips & resources.

A backyard seed saving workshop will happen prior to the event from 10-11:30am. Please register in advance at www.gardensmart.ca

Hosted by the North Shore Neighbourhood House's Edible Garden Project in partnership with the City Library.

Cost: by donation.

Contact: 604-987-8138 x 231

Plus d'information: www.gardensmart.ca; www.ediblegardenproject.com/events/seedy-saturday/

Fête des semences Amherst

Samedi 12 Mars 2016          1 to 3
YMCA of Cumberland (Community Room) 92 Church St.
Amherst, NS

Fête des semences Powell River

Samedi 12 Mars 2016          9:30 to 2:30
Powell River Recreation Complex
Powell River, BC

Fête des semences Trail

Samedi 12 Mars 2016          10 to 2
St. Andrews Anglican Church Hall 1347 Pine Avenue
Trail, BC

Trail Seedy Saturday – Planting your edible landscape

Highlights:

Seed swap (bring your saved vegetable and flower seeds to trade)

FREE children’s planting table

Seed vendors

Garden products

Food Sustainability and Security information

Contact: Valerie

Plus d'information: https://www.facebook.com/incredibletrail

Fête des semences Alma

Dimanche 13 mars          
lieu à confirmer
Alma, QC

Le mouvement citoyen Alma en transition est heureux d’annoncer sa prochaine célébration du jardinage: La Fête des Semences© Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean reconnue cette année par le réseau national Semences du Patrimoine.

Dimanche, 13 mars de 10h00 à 16h00 à Alma (lieu à confirmer).
Cette belle fête du vivant sera entièrement certifiée biologique dans le respect d’une agriculture viable et éco-responsable. Ce sera donc une occasion de souligner l’éveil de Dame Nature et de vos potagers dont la récolte ornera plus tard vos tables pour le plaisir de toute la famille.

Contact: Marc Fortin, communication:

Plus d'information: https://www.facebook.com/events/1530489410605947/

Fête des semences Peterborough

Dimanche 13 Mars 2016          1 to 5
George St United Church, 534 George St N
Peterborough, ON

Contact: Jillian Bishop at

Fête des semences Sherwood Park

Dimanche 13 Mars 2016          11 to 4
Salisbury green house. 52337 Range Road 232
Sherwood Park, AB

Contact: Brandie Harrop 780-916-8737

Fête des semences Estevan

Dimanche 13 Mars 2016          
Estevan, SK

Fête des semences Gatineau

Date à venir          
Gatineau, QC

La Fête des semences de l'Outaouais n'aura pas lieu cette année. Veuillez prendre note qu'elle sera de retour en 2017.

Fête des semences Kamloops

Samedi 19 Mars 2016          9:30-1:00
OLPH Parish Center 635 Tranquille Rd.
Kamloops, BC

Seed and Plant exchange, Heirloom seeds, Plants for sale,
Gardening Workshops,
Kids Activities, Teahouse, Eats Amore Food Truck
and lots of Door Prizes

Contact:

Fête des semences Trenton

Samedi 19 Mars 2016          10 to 2
Prince Charles Public School, 138 Dufferin Av
Trenton, ON

Many new and returning seed vendors, workshops, children's area and lunch available for purchase. Free admission.

Contact: or 613-475-6139

Fête des semences Calgary

Samedi 19 Mars 2016          10 to 3
Hillhurst Sunnyside Community Association
Calgary, AB

Fête des semences Frelighsburg

Le 19 et 20 mars 2016          
Frelighsburg, QC

Contact: Teprine Baldo 450-298-1473

Fête des semences Lillooet

Samedi 19 Mars 2016          9 to 5
St. Andrews's Church, 577 Main Street
Lillooet, BC

Seed Swap & Sales 9:00-1:00 Admission $2 or what you can afford

This will be the 8th Seedy Saturday that Lillooet Food Matters has hosted for Lillooet and the surrounding communities. It has become a popular event where people gather to celebrate the beginning of a new growing season with seed swap table, seeds-for-sale, seed-lending library, seed cleaners, displays, kid's corner, a raffle table, talk-to-the-gardening/seed-saving-expert, and the ever-popular cafe!

Tiny Talks 2:00-5:00

This year we will be hearing short presentations followed by question/answer periods from 5 to 6 different people, covering topics of soil-blocking, hay bale gardening, spring veggie cooking, living mulch, growing cereals.

Everyone is welcome!

Fête des semences Cobourg

Samedi 19 Mars 2016          10 to 2
Villa St. Joseph Retreat and Ecology Centre 445 Monk St
Cobourg, ON

Cobourg's 2nd Annual Seedy Saturday

There will be two presentations, one on “Community Seeds” - the role seeds play in our communities and the other on the benefits of coconut fibre.

Admission is free.

Contact: David

Fête des semences Brampton

Samedi 19 Mars 2016          10 to 3
Century Garden Recreation Centre 340 Vodden Street East
Brampton, ON

Fête des semences Toronto (Central)

Samedi 19 Mars 2016          10 to 3
Scadding Court, 707 Dundas St W
Toronto (Central), ON

Admission is by donation:
Pay What You Can
Suggested Donation is $2.00 per person

Contact: Walter Quan (416) 392-0335, ext. #240

Fête des semences Kelowna

Samedi 19 Mars 2016          10 to 3
Atrium of Building E, Okanagan College, 1000 KLO Rd
Kelowna, BC

Okanagan Master Gardeners are once again kicking off the gardening season with Seedy Saturday.
What - An opportunity to buy, sell and/or trade seeds as well as network and ask questions of locals who love to garden, tend the soil and work with nature.

Seminars -
10:30 - 11:30 Elana Westers - Small Plot Organic Gardening
12:00 - 1:00 Lee McFadyn - Soil Building

Admission is $2, children under 12 are free, as is parking.

Contact:

Fête des semences Guelph

Samedi 19 Mars 2016          10 to 4
St. George’s Church, Mitchell Hall 99 Woolwich St
Guelph, ON

Plus d'information: www.guelphseedysaturday.blogspot.com

Fête des semences Edmonton

Dimanche 20 Mars 2016          10 to 4
Central Lions Senior Citizens Recreation Centre; Cultural Center, 11113 113 St NW
Edmonton, AB

Fête des semences Toronto (Central)

Dimanche 20 Mars 2016          10 to 3
Evergreen Brick Works
Toronto (Central), ON

Fête des semences Duncan

Dimanche 20 Mars 2016          10 to 2
Cowichan Tribes Si'em Lelum Gymnasium 5774 River Road
Duncan, BC

The Cowichan Green Community (CGC) is excited to host Duncan's 8th annual Seedy event. Admission is $2.00. The event will feature a seed exchange, 40+ seed and garden vendors, a kids activity centre, and a series of garden/seed workshops. Vendor registration is now open.

Contact: Cowichan Green Community, 250-748-8506 ,

Plus d'information: http://cowichangreencommunity.org/workshop-events/duncan-seedy-sunday/

Fête des semences Saskatoon

Dimanche 20 Mars 2016          
Saskatoon Farmers Market - 414 Avenue B South
Saskatoon, SK

Saskatoon’s 1st Seedy Sunday
In conjunction with the regular Sunday Farmers Market

Details to Follow

Contact: Gail

Fête des semences Port Alberni

Samedi 2 Avril 2016          9 to 1
6211 Cherry Creek Road
Port Alberni, BC

Contact

Contact: Deana Bolger: email:, 250 723-4514

Plus d'information: www.arrowvale.ca

Fête des semences Toronto (Scarborough)

Samedi 2 Avril 2016          11 to 4
Blessed Cardinal Newman High School, 100 Brimley Rd SOUTH (south of Kingston Rd)
Toronto (Scarborough), ON

Seedy Saturday and Green Fair: Over 65 tables to delight Gardeners and Nature lovers : Seed Exchange, Heirloom and Organic Seed vendors,Parks ,Nature groups, kids activities and more.


NEW this year will be an increased number of workshops!

Contact: Katie - scarboroseedysaturday@gmail.com

Fête des semences de l'Ouest de Montréal

Samedi 2 avril 2016          10h00 à 15h00
Pine Beach Citizens Association; 1510 Chemin Herron
Dorval, Montréal, QC

There will be workshops, seed vendors, and a seed swap.

Échange de semences, plusieurs semenciers, entreprises écologique de la région, ateliers de jardinage et semences, etc.

Contact:
Daniel Brisebois
450-452-4271


Tereska Gesing
514-578-8900

Plus d'information: https://www.facebook.com/events/149087408791201/

Fête des semences Surrey

Samedi 2 Avril 2016          11 to 3
Historic Stewart Farm 13723 Crescent Road
Surrey, BC

Put the winter blues behind you and get your green garden growing! Stop by the Farm’s annual sale and seed exchange to purchase heritage vegetable, flower and herb seeds, fruit trees and nursery plants. Master Gardeners and other experts will be on hand to answer your gardening questions.

All ages, Free

Contact: Jerrilin Spence

Plus d'information: http://www.surrey.ca/culture-recreation/2889.aspx

Fête des semences Summerland

Samedi 2 Avril 2016          10 to 2
tba
Summerland, BC

Seeds, bedding plants, local produce, honey, juice and much more.

Contact: Laurel 250.492.7717

Fête des semences North Battleford

Samedi 2 Avril 2016          
North Battleford, SK

Fête des semences York Region

Samedi 2 Avril 2016          8:00am-1:30pm
Toronto Waldorf School, 9100 Bathurst St, Thornhill (Major intersection: Bathurst and Rutherford
York Region, ON

Partnering with The Village Farmers Market, York Region Food Network brings you York Region's 4th annual Seedy Saturday! Buy and exchange seeds, get your questions answered by a Master Gardener, participate in skill-building gardening workshops and buy fresh, organic produce! York Region Seedy Saturday is where good food takes root.

Fête des semences Clearwater

Samedi 9 Avril 2016          
Clearwater, BC

Fête des semences Toronto (North)

Samedi 9 Avril 2016          10 to 3
Black Creek Community Farm, 4929 Jane St
Toronto (North), ON

'Visit Toronto's largest urban farm to buy seeds from local organic growers, attend a workshop and exchange seeds with other gardeners. Pizza baked in our wood-fired oven will be available for sale.'

Contact: Anna Mancuso

Plus d'information: https://www.facebook.com/events/1527277164237751/

Fête des semences Wolfville

Samedi 16 Avril 2016          
Wolfville Farmers' Market
Wolfville, NS