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Seedy Saturday

  • Date: Saturday, March 20, 2010
  • Time: 2pm-4pm
  • Location: Jamesville Community Centre
  • Address: 209 MacNab St. N (Google Maps)
  • Email: thompsmr@gmail.com

Join us Sat March 20th for Seedy Saturday 2010.

The Hamilton Community Garden Network (HCGN), Canadian Organic Growers (COG), and the Ecological Farmer's Association of Ontario (EFAO) will be hosting a seed exchange and opportunities for seed purchasing, displays and information about community gardening opportunities that exist in the city, and a line-up of engaging speakers throughout the afternoon, including:

Prof. Sarah Wakefield, University of Toronto, will be presenting the impacts of community gardening in Hamilton, as well as a review of community garden policy.

Kevin Hamilton, a Canadian Organic Growers representative and local farmer, will be presentation on the topic of seed saving and seed politics.

Finally, Teresa Phair, from the McQuesten Community Planning Team, will be discussing her group's journey in developing a community garden in their neighbourhood.

The event is FREE for all to attend.

Posted by thompsmr

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