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VV SEED SAVING COLLECTIVE GROUPS/PROJECTS/LIBRARIES
Grandview-Woodland Village Seed Library (new)
Hastings-Sunrise Village Seed Library
Over 30 people attended the October workshops. Two collectives have started in Transition Cedar Cottage and Transition Strathcona, with workshop participant Robin Sturley providing facilitation help.
More collectives will be starting soon- likely neighborhoods/villages include grandview woodland, Hastings-Sunrise, Kits, and Main Street.
If you're interested in starting a collective in your neighbourhood or village, please contact Ross here, or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
SEED SAVING COLLECTIVE GROUPS/PROJECTS
October 2010 workshop
Seed Saving in the City
Saturday October 30th, 2010 10:00am-1pm
Strathcona Community Centre
601 Keefer St in Vancouver
Don't miss this rare Vancouver opportunity to learn about Seed Saving from four top BC seedswomen.
Facilitated by Maria Hunter, Dragonfly Seeds; Mojave Kaplan, Planting Seeds Project; Robin Wheeler, Edible Landscapes and Susan Davidson, BC Seeds www.bcseeds.org.
We will be discussing seed saving basics, the politics of seeds, how to build seed collectives and learn to select for good traits. We'll learn about isolation distances, small business creation, hear stories and work together to create the base for a local seed chapter.
Suggested donation: $30. Subsidies available; no one turned away for lack of funds. Limited to 25 participants.
To register: Strathcona Community Centre 604.713.1838 (CRN 45504.401)
For further information: Ross Moster email@example.com
Village Vancouver (www.villagevancouver.ca), or
Strathcona Community Centre (www.strathconacc.com Fall Program Guide pages 6 and 7).
UPCOMING COLLECTIVE GATHERINGS AND WORKSHOPS:
Seed Saving workshops Feb 27th - see events page.
To join Village Vancouver Seed Savers:
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