Seedy Saturday & Seedy Sunday events for Ontario

There are several seedy Saturday events coming up:Burlington Seedy Saturday

Saturday, March 1, 2014
11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Price: CAD2.00/per person
Buy from seed vendors or contribute and swap at the community seed exchange tables. Hear garden experts. Let the kids get garden crafty. Food & drink available for purchase.
Cost: $2 entry at door for adults.
All proceeds to support Burlington’s community gardens.
Learn about the new community gardens being built in Burlington and apply for an allotment plot (lottery for plots to be held at the end of March.)
Bring a non-perishable food item for food bank donation.
Hosted by BurlingtonGreen, Greening Sacred Spaces (Halton-Peel) and Oakville Sustainable Food Partnership.

Seedy Saturday Vaughan
Saturday, March 1, 2014
10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

This Gardening Expo is held at Vaughan’s City Hall. This annual event is more than just seeds! Check out vendors, local organizations and guest speakers as well. I was there last March and out of all the seedy Saturdays I attended, this was one of the best. My friend and Edible Wild Food Educator, Karen Stephenson from http://www.ediblewildfood.com/ will have a table there with her books, spices, teas and more!

Brantford, ON
St. Judes Church 81 Peel St
Saturday February 1, 2014 10-2
Free seed swap, vendors and guest speakers (to be announced) Please contact Dana if you want to be a vendor, or you have a wonderful subject to speak on, spaces are limited.

St. Catharines, ON
St Giles Presbyterian Church, 205 Linwell Rd
Saturday February 8, 2014 10-3
exhibitors, retailers, presenters, light lunch, seed and garden exchange. http://niagaramg.mgoi.ca/

North Bay, ON
St. Andrew’s United Church, 399 Cassells St,
Saturday February 22, 2014 1-4
5th Annual Seedy Saturday Event
The event is hosted by the North Bay Heritage Gardeners, Near North Locavores, North Bay area Master Gardeners, The North Bay Horticultural Society, St. Andrews United Church Outreach Committee and Field Good Farms.
This year we will have a seed exchange room and a vendor area with over 25 environmentally friendly businesses. We also have two keynote speakers, a local apiarist covering the topic Bees and Pollination and a master gardener presenting a Seed Saving Workshop.
The entry to the event is free but we encourage attendees to bring a non-perishable food item to donate to the food bank.

Kitchener, ON
Country Hills Library/St Mary’s High School
Saturday February 22, 2014 8:30-3:30
Hosted by the Kitchener Horticultural Society, Kitchener Master Gardeners and the Kitchener Public Library. Attend one of the eight workshops being offered by Kitchener Master Gardeners and vendors, bring along seeds to swap, or purchase seeds from local vendors. Wares will include heritage varieties. There will be displays from local community groups about their activities and Master Gardeners will be available to answer your questions.

Mississauga, ON
Unitarian Congregation, 84 South Service Road
Saturday February 22, 2014 9:30-4
Free admission, workshops every hour, organic café
Seedy exchange (Seeds of Diversity, Mississauga Master Gardeners) Vendors welcome to apply Information: http://www.uucm.ca under Events

Hamilton, ON
Pioneer Memorial Church (1974 King St E)
Saturday February 22, 2014 11-4

Ottawa, ON
Ron Kolbus Lakeside Centre, Britannia Beach, 102 Greenview ave
Saturday March 1, 2014 10-3
Seedy Saturday is primarily a seed sale and exchange, however all businesses and associations of an organic, horticultural or ecological nature have a place.
Swap table: each item brought to the table allows you to exchange it for another item. The items can be seeds, plants, cuttings, booklets, magazines and any other garden related objects.

Sudbury, ON
Parkside Centre, 140 Durham St
Sunday March 2, 2014 10-2
Sudbury Horticultural Society is hosting Sudbury’s 2014 Seedy Sunday event. The seed exchange will start at 10:30 am. Some of the activities planned for this year are a kids corner, a speakers corner, a food vendor, seed vendors, and of course the seed exchange.

Thunder Bay, ON
Baggage Building, Prince Arthur’s Landing
Sunday March 2, 2014 1-4

Pembroke, ON
Fellowes High School, 420 Bell St
Sunday March 2, 2014 10-3
Our 7th Annual Seedy Sunday in the Ottawa Valley! Free Admission. Come for an hour, stay for the day. It’s a fun community event that inspires and supports sustainable living. Explore the seeds and plants for sale, local food producers, environmental groups, and gardening presentations. Remember to bring your own seeds, plants or other gardening goods to exchange at the Swap Table. Enjoy the local lunch, local musicians, sharing knowledge, and meeting with friends. All new and experienced gardeners, locavores and the curious will want to attend!

Perth, ON
Royal Canadian Legion, 26 Beckwith St. East
Sunday March 2, 2014
Free admission with many vendors and community groups who have information on seeds, sustainability, and gardening. A swap table for seeds and gardening related items as well as draws for items donated by the vendors. Lectures throughout the day TBA, food for sale, washrooms and cloakroom available.

Kingston, ON
Kingston Unitarian Fellowship
Saturday March 8, 2014

Brampton, ON
Century Gardens, 340 Vodden Street East
Saturday March 8, 2014 10-3
City of Brampton and Brampton Horticultural Society present the Second Annual Seedy Saturday and Garden Show
Admission Free, donations welcome No vendor/exhibitor fee Share, swap and buy seeds Kids’ Zone Seedy Cafe’ Workshops/speakers Seed & plant vendors Seed saving workshop

London, ON
Carling Heights Optimist Community Centre, 656 Elizabeth St
Saturday March 8, 2014 10-3
Just $5 for admission. Seeds and garden products, informational exhibits, seed exchange, speakers and demonstrations. Come Grow With Us. Info www.londonmiddlesexmastergardeners.comPeterborough , ON
George St United Church
Sunday March 9, 2014 1-5
Seedy Sunday is the perfect place to get inspired for spring. Come out to get all the knowledge, tools & resources need to get growing this season. This will be an incredible diversity of vegetable, herb & flower seeds available for sale, as well as local community groups showcasing the work they do, informative hands-on workshops & the ever popular Seed Exchange Area where you can trade your seeds with other growers. FREE and open to the public. More details as they emerge posted at: http://urbantomato.blogspot.com

Scarborough , ON
Blessed Cardinal Newman Catholic High School, 100 Brimley Road South
Saturday March 22, 2014 11

North York, ON
Lawrence Heights Community Centre 5 Replin Rd
Sunday March 30, 2014 12-4
Website: http://www.northyorkharvest.com/seedysunday

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