Village Vancouver

Vancouver's Leader in Transition toward Strong, Resilient, Complete Communities

Main Street Neighbourhood Village Seed Library

Swap, donate or pickup seeds at Main Street village events (monthly potlucks, etc.) and at various events (VV demo villages at Main Street Car Free Day, Riley Park Festival, Autumn Shift Harvest Festival) and at various village gatherings around town.

For a look at why seed saving, and urban seed saving in particular, is essential to improve yield and food security resilience, read this article from Grist about a New York City local food activist and farmer who began to notice his saved seeds performed much better than those bought new; they were the survivors, and every year his seeds were culled from the best from the previous year.  Of course his yields improved.

Comment

You need to be a member of Village Vancouver to add comments!

Join Village Vancouver

Village engages individuals, neighbourhoods & organizations to take actions that build sustainable communities & have fun doing it. Join us!

Donate or Join VV Transition Society

Join VV Transition Society

Make a donation here or here:

Become a Monthly Donor here or here (click on desired option before hitting subscribe):

Buy Books -- Support Village Vancouver

Village earns 15% on your book purchases from New Society Publishers. Details here.

Latest Activity

Sheila Kirkby posted an event
Thumbnail

Kitsilano Showboat at Kitsilano Showboat

June 22, 2018 from 7pm to 9pm
Friday
VV Events's event was featured
Thumbnail

Kits June Free Plastic Recycling Depot and Seed Library (@Kits Community Centre) at Kits Community Centre

June 14, 2018 from 6pm to 7pm
Jun 14
Sheila Kirkby's 2 events were featured
Jun 14
Celina Starnes's event was featured
Thumbnail

Discover the Birds of Lost Lagoon VIBF at Stanley Park

August 20, 2018 from 7pm to 9pm
Jun 14

Ongoing Courses/Activities

Interested in participating in a VV garden? Contact us at gardening@villagevancouver.ca.

Interested in getting involved with VV in other ways? check out http://www.villagevancouver.ca/page/volunteering-1.

Southern BC Permaculture Design Certificate March 11, 2018-June 9, 2019

© 2018   Created by Randy Chatterjee.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service