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Metchosin Seedy Saturday 2022

Metchosin Seedy Saturday 2022

Seedy Saturday at Bilston Creek Farm

Saturday April 2nd - 10am to 3pm

A seed, plant start and gardening equipment event

Seedy Saturday Information

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.

 

Vendors

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.  

Vendors List

Makoha Farm

Metchosin Farm

Bees Please Farm

Fireweed Farm

Joyful Agriculture

Saanich Organics

Satinflower Nurseries 

Compost Education Centre

Habitat Acquisition Trust 

Gardner't Kit

FarmFolk CityFolk

 

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

WINTER MENU

ROAST LUNCH

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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