Victoria Seedy Sunday 2024

Save the Date!

Victoria Seedy Sunday is back! Join us Sunday, February 25, 2024 from 10AM – 2PM at the Quadra Village Community Centre and Neighbourhood Gym (901 & 950 Kings Rd) for this annual seed celebration.

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Stay tuned for more details about workshops, talks, vendors, and more!

Questions? Email victoriaseedysunday@gmail.com

 

Grow Your Own Food!

Free · Thursday, February 15 · 5-6pm · Online

Join us for a free mini-talk leading up to Victoria Seedy Sunday! Attendees will explore factors in vegetable gardening in this crash course with expert gardener and Compost Education Centre demonstration garden steward, Kayla Siefried. Click here to register

Speakers Schedule – Quadra Village Community Centre

10am – Growing Practices for a Resilient Food Garden

with Solara Goldwynn, Hatchet & Seed

This presentation will explore how we can create healthy, resilient gardens that can withstand stresses brought on by weather disturbances. Through innovative practices such as no-dig gardening, perennial food crops, mulch, cover crops, deep-litter small flock systems, wood chip gardening and more, we can set our gardens up for success despite ongoing challenges.

11:30am – It’s Easy to Begin: Gardening!

with Fiona Hamersley Chambers, Metchosin Farm

Seeds and plants want to grow, and by covering some basics you’ll be growing your way to food security and success in no time. From a simple container to no-till garden beds the principles of healthy and productive plants are the same, and easy to master with some care and attention.

1pm – Connecting to Home Through Native Plants & Culturally Relevant Crops

with Sarah Jim, Kyle Clarke and Cenit Muñoz

This conversation brings together Sarah Jim and Kyle Clarke from PEPAKEṈ HÁUTW̱ Foundation, a W̱SÁNEĆ based non-profit organization and native plant nursery & garden at ȽÁU,WELṈEW̱ Tribal School, and Cenit Muñoz, the Welcome Gardens Manager at Victoria Immigrant and Refugee Centre Society (VIRCS), to share their knowledge, experiences, and reflections on growing traditional foods and native plants. This session will include a panel discussion and audience Q&A.