Seedy Saturday at Bilston Creek Farm
Saturday April 2nd - 10am to 3pm
A seed, plant start and gardening equipment event
Seedy Saturday at Bilston Creek Farm Metchosin is your one stop space to find the local Seeds, Plant starts, tools and information to make 2022 your best growing season yet.
There will be presentations and workshops hosted by local experts take place throughout the day. Topics range from propagation of perennials, local seed development and breeding to native plants and habitat acquisition for conservation.
Over 20 local vendors, exhibitors as well as garden societies and educational programs will be set up in our barn to answer your questions and supply your gardening needs.
Featured Workshops and Talks:
10AM - Main Barn - Kate Fraser - Bees Please Farms - Backyard Kitchens
11AM - Main Barn - Stephanie Jacobs - Fireweeds Farm - Medicinal Plants
12PM - Fiona Hamersley Chambers - Metchosin Farms -
Breeding plant varieties - focus on potatoes
1PM - Kristen Miskelley - Satinflower Nurseries - Native Plants
2PM - Ronna Woudstra - Habitat Acquisition Trust- Oak and Prarie Ecosystems, native pollinators
Swap and exchange table
There will be a seed and gardening book exchange table where Gardeners can trade seeds, books and pro tips from years of experience. Bring something with you to trade, donate and/or share.
FOOD and DRINK
The Orchard Pub is open from 10am on site for refreshments and sweet treats
Or Executive Chef Sandi will be roasting locally produced vegetables and proteins in our cobb oven to make hot roast lunches available for purchase form11:30am
***Please note, we kindly ask that you not bring outside food and drinks to the farm. Pets are not allowed, please leave them at home***
Get your free ticket HERE
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