We hope promote and protect biodiversity, support seed savers and open pollinated/organic/
Swap or donate your vegetable, fruit or flower seeds. Please package in a sealed envelope and label with as much info as you have!
Buy some organic (no GMO), heritage, and open-pollinated seeds from local vendors:
~ A’bunadh Seeds, Cherhill, AB http://
~ Broadview Farm, Millet, AB
~ Brother Nature Organic Seeds, Victoria, BC http://
~ Harmonic Herbs, Barrhead, AB http://harmonicherbs.com/
~ Planting Seeds Project, Lytton, BC http://
~ Prairie Garden Seeds, Humboldt, SK http://prseeds.ca/
~ Stellar Seeds, Kaslo, BC http://stellarseeds.com/
~ Suzanne Royale, Edmonton AB
Dig in to some nature crafts at the kid’s table!
Swap some gardening books and magazines.
Refresh with sweet & savoury snacks at the Seedy Cafe.
Enjoy free lectures from local speakers:
11:30 No Till Gardening: Thean Pheh
12:30 Native Bees: Ashton Sturm
1:30 Fruit Growing in Alberta: Sherwood Botsford
2:30 Grow a Bed-Head Garden: Claudia Bolli
12:00 Grafting: Richard Heetun
2:00 Hydroponics for Beginners: Adrian Thornton
Learn about local organizations & businesses and chat with their members about what programs and services they offer:
~ Albertans For Food Safety http://
~ Beanstalk Honey http://
~ Devonian Botanical Gardens http://
~ Earth’s General Store http://
~ Edmonton Area Land Trust http://ealt.ca/
~ Edmonton Front Yards In Bloom http://edmonton.ca/
~ Edmonton Horticultural Society http://edmontonhort.com/
~ Edmonton Naturalization Group http://
~ Edmonton Permaculture http://
~ Edmonton Southside Gardening Vegan & Vegetarian Grouphttp://www.meetup.com/
~ Fruits of Sherbrooke http://
~ Operation Fruit Rescue Edmonton http://
~ Seeds Of Diversity http://seeds.ca/
~ Sprout Farms Apple Orchard and Tree Sense http://sproutfarms.ca/
~ Sustainable Food Edmonton (c/o City Farm, Community Gardens Network, Little Green Thumbs) http://
~ Thean Pheh, horticulturalist, author and local fruit growing and grafting expert http://avenueedmonton.com/
~ and more to be announced!
Admission is free. Donations are gladly accepted.
Connect with the facebook event page.