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February, 2016  // Posts published in February, 2016

29 Feb Posted by in Seedy Saturday | Comments

You Made Our Day!

You Made Our Day!

Our Seedy Saturday, that is. It was the biggest attendance ever, so a giant thank you to everyone who made their way to the Conference Centre, including the very cute guide dog in training. It was a great day – lots of exhibitors, with some interesting new ones joining our old friends, stellar speakers, a […]

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14 Feb Posted by in Seedy Saturday | Comments

Seedy Saturday: Bring the Kids

Seedy Saturday: Bring the Kids

The human kids, that is. Goats must stay home, though we will have live bees and chickens on site. Which should help keep kids of the two-legged sort entertained. In fact, many of the exhibits are quite popular with young visitors: the Victoria Natural History Society’s beasts, birds, and bugs are always a big hit. […]

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08 Feb Posted by in Seedy Saturday, Speakers | Comments

Do You Have Pulses?

Do You Have Pulses?

Not ‘a pulse’, which we’ll assume you have if you are able to read this. But ‘pulses’ in the plural – legumes such as lentils, chickpeas, beans, and peas, grown to be dried for storage. The UN has declared 2016 to be the International Year of Pulses, recognizing the importance of these high-protein foods, grown […]

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05 Feb Posted by in Seedy Saturday | Comments

It’s a Seedy Trade-ition

It’s a Seedy Trade-ition

Seedy Saturday began as a seed exchange, and trading local seeds is still at its heart, so don’t miss the seed exchange tables on your visit. Bring in any surplus seeds you’ve saved, cleaned and labelled with the name and year saved . You can either trade them for other seeds or just drop them […]

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