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February, 2013  // Posts published in February, 2013

27 Feb Posted by in Seedy Saturday | Comments

Thanks for a Great Seedy Saturday

Thanks for a Great Seedy Saturday

Thank you to all the exhibitors, speakers, and chefs who participated at Victoria’s 2013 Seedy Saturday on February 16th. To the visiting public, thank you for coming to hear our guest speakers, buying your seeds, plants, and many other products from local and regional businesses. Finally, thank you to our wonderful volunteers and supervisory team […]

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15 Feb Posted by in Seedy Saturday, Speakers | Comments

Something to Crow About

Something to Crow About

Marilyn Soames, The Chicken Lady, is back at Seedy Saturday this year! She will be talking about – I’ll give you one guess – yes, chickens. Urban hens, to be precise. Whether you dream of becoming a chicken-wrangler, or already have a flock of lovely ladies, come hear Marilyn. She’ll cover what you need to […]

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15 Feb Posted by in Seedy Saturday, Speakers | Comments

Small but Mighty

Small but Mighty

Trying to wedge a few (or a few more) edibles into what seems like an impossibly small garden? We can help with that. Seedy Saturday is importing Andrea Bellamy (all the way across the Salish Sea from Vancouver) to talk about how to grow more food in small spaces. Andrea is the author of Sugar […]

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14 Feb Posted by in Seedy Saturday, Speakers | Comments

Grow Your Own Medicine

Grow Your Own Medicine

The healing power of some plants has been known for thousands of years. But if you are interested in growing medicinal plants in your own garden, where should you begin? Don Ollsin, Master Herbalist, will be sharing his experience in creating apothecary gardens at this year’s Seedy Saturday. Come hear Don, and find out which […]

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14 Feb Posted by in Seedy Saturday, Speakers | Comments

Our Berry Own

Our Berry Own

Salmonberry and cloudberry. Highbush cranberry and Saskatoon berry. These are just a few of the edible berries native to coastal BC. Fiona Hamersley Chambers, author of Wild Berries of BC and owner of Metchosin Farm, will be talking at Seedy Saturday about which of our native berries you can (and would want to) eat, how […]

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