NIAGARA Seedy Saturday
Saturday, February 11, 2012, 10 – 3 pm
Brock University, Pond Inlet, 500 Glenridge Ave, St Catharines, ON.
Free admission (donations accepted for Start Me Up Niagara)
Seedy Saturday is a celebration and sharing of open-pollinated seeds and gardening know-how —“saving our past for our future.” Seedy Saturday and Seedy Sunday events are held across Canada.
Seedy Saturday is about:
saving, swapping, buying, and selling seeds that have not been genetically modified
promoting open-pollinated varieties of vegetables, fruits, flowers, grains, and herbs
preserving heirloom varieties
growing native plants and plants adapted to local conditions
creating and sustaining gardening communities, ensuring food security
sharing gardening know-how
Events and Activities:
Seed Exchange table and...
Free Coffee & Tea & Treats AND SEEDS!
Light vegan lunch provided by “Fed Up” Brock OPIRG -donations appreciated.
***“Garden Give-away Table” a free exchange and/or giveaway of clean pots, trays, magazines, books, garden utensils....
Seedy Saturday agenda:
10 am Start of Seedy Saturday Seed Swap & Retail all day .....
10:15 Welcome and "Start Me Up Niagara" Susan Venditti
11 am Steven Biggs “Growing in Containers”
12noon Chef Mark Picone “Niagara Food Finds"
1 pm Collette Murphy - (Urban Harvest) topic TBA
For more information contact Linda Crago 905-386-7388 or firstname.lastname@example.org