Chilliwack’s 1st Seedy Saturday March 12th

Posted by Moss Dance on March 08, 2016

Chilliwack’s 1st Seedy Saturday will be happening March 12th 10 -2pm at The Local Harvest Market! Check out our event on Facebook HERE.

Chilliwack Seedy Saturday is organized with The Local Harvest Market and partnered with so many amazing farms, farmers, community members and seed saving companies and experts – we can’t wait for this event!!

This event is your opportunity to purchase local resilient seeds, and heirloom and organic varieties. There will be a kids planting zone with West Coast Seeds! Get a hands-on farm experience from 12 – 4pm with Dan Oostenbrink from The Local Harvest Market & FarmFolk CityFolk where we will be saving golden beet seeds.

Register HERE for the field day! 

Schedule of Events:
10 AM – Dayna from the Valley Permaculture Guild will announce a new community SEED INITIATIVE
10 AM – 2PM Planting Seeds Project with Martin Faucher – Seed Sales (Possibly demonstrations)
10 AM – 2PM West Coast Seeds kid friendly planting zone + sales
10 AM – 2 PM Compost/ farm bucket $10
10:30 AM Saving Golden Beets with Dan Oostenbrink
11:30 AM – 12: 30 pm Seed Saving with expert David Catzel with BC Eco Seeds // Glorious Organics
12 – 4pm Field Day with Dan Oostenbrink and Farm Folk City Folk
12 :30 PM The Future of Hazelnuts with Thom O’Dell PHD  Nature Tech Nursery.
2 PM Chilliwack’s first Seedy Saturday will come to a close and field day will continue to 4pm.

We are so grateful for the support from From FarmFolk CityFolk and The Bauta Family Initiative for Canadian Seed Security for making this all possible.

If you are interested in being a vendor, volunteering or need more information please send an email to Dayna: hello(at)valleypermacultureguild(dot)com

Hope we see you next Saturday!

Locally yours,