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Edmonton Seedy Sunday
2019-03-17 @ 11:00 - 16:00
Come visit with us at our table!
Edmonton Seedy Sunday is a seed exchange and sale. We acknowledge that the land on which we will gather is Indigenous territory and has been stewarded by the Cree, Blackfoot, Anishinaabe, Nakota Sioux, and Dene Peoples since time immemorial. Today, all residents of Treaty 6 territory have rights and responsibilities as treaty people to uphold the treaty relationship.
Edmonton Seedy Sunday’s mandate is to:
~ Promote seed saving and sharing
~ Support the distribution of organic and open-pollinated seeds
~ Share information for gardening organizations
~ Encourage a community of gardeners – young and old!
Admission to the event is free! Donations are gladly accepted. Many of the vendors only accept cash — there is an ATM on site but come prepared! The building is fully wheelchair accessible. Transit accessible via Kingsway Transit Centre then bus #125 Jasper Place to stop #1122 WB. Free bike and vehicle/carpool parking in the north parking lot of Central Lion’s Rec Centre.
Swap or donate your organic vegetable, fruit or flower seeds. Please package in a sealed envelope and label with as much info as you have!
Buy some organic (not genetically engineered), heritage, and open-pollinated seeds from local vendors:
~ A’bunadh Seeds, Cherhill, AB http://gardenofeden2010.wordpress.com/
~ Broadview Farm, Sedgewick, AB http://broadviewfarm.weebly.com/
~ Brother Nature Organic Seeds, Victoria, BC http://www.brothernature.ca/
~ Earth’s General Store Whyte, Edmonton, AB https://earthsgeneralstore.ca/
~ Harmonic Herbs, Barrhead, AB http://harmonicherbs.com/
~ Prairie Garden Seeds, Humboldt, SK http://prseeds.ca/
~ Wildrose Heritage Seed Company, Lethbridge, AB, https://www.wildroseheritageseed.com/
Dig in to some nature crafts at the kid’s table!
Swap some gardening books and magazines.
Enjoy free lectures from local speakers:
11:30 am Native Bees & Pollinator-Friendly Gardens with Jocelyn Crocker, YEG Bees
12:30 pm Beginning Gardening with Denise, A’Bunadh Seeds
1:30 pm Home Mushroom Growing with Carleton Gruger, Gruger Family Fungi
2:30 pm Soil! with Mark Stumpf-Allen, Dawn Bolieau, & Thean Pheh
11:30 am Seed saving with John Freebury
1:00 pm Tool Sharpening with Hart Wichern
2:30 pm Cannabis Cultivation with Fred Mills, https://cannabissummit.ca/fred-mills/
Learn about local organizations & businesses and chat with their members about what programs and services they offer:
~ Beanstalk Honey
~ City of Edmonton: Front Yards In Bloom https://www.edmonton.ca/programs_services/landscaping_gardening/front-yards-in-bloom.aspx
~ City of Edmonton: Partners In Parks https://www.edmonton.ca/programs_services/landscaping_gardening/partner-in-parks.aspx
~ Earthly Matters Vermiculture
~ Edmonton Horticultural Society https://edmontonhort.com/
~ Edmonton Native Plant Group Fans
~ Edmonton Permaculture Guild
~ Edmonton Tool Library – NEW!
~ Heritage Homesteading
~ Iron and Thyme http://reforgedironworks.com/iron-and-thyme/
~ Kiwi Nurseries Ltd – NEW!
~ Myco Innovations http://www.albertafarmersmarket.com/vendor/myco-innovations-mushroom/
~ OFRE: Operation Fruit Rescue Edmonton
~ Suzanne Royale
~ Sustainable Food Edmonton
~ Tapestry Farm – NEW!
~ Tower Garden
~ USC Canada – Seeds of Survival
~ Wild Green Garden Consulting
(Please email us at edmontonseedysunday at gmail dot com if you are interested in a display table for your organization.)
Did you know…?
Seedy Saturday and Seedy Sunday events happen in many communities from coast to coast to coast! Find more Seedy exchange events at http://seeds.ca/events
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