Voici des événements d'intérêt pour nos membres ou autres personnes préoccupées par la biodiversité, la culture de variétés du patrimoine, la culture biologique ainsi que les semences. Si vous savez d'autres événements, SVP courriel
Lundi 27 Novembre 2017
Best Western Glengarry
November 27-29: ACORN's Organic Conference and Trade Show
Plus d'information: www.acornorganic.org
EFAO Conference with Seed Seminars
Nov 29 to Dec 1
Blue Mountain Resort, Collingwood, ON
Registration is now open for the 2017 Ecological Farmers of Ontario Conference: Rebuilding Rural Economies from the Ground Up!
Join over 300 ecological growers and supporters from across Ontario and beyond for an incredible three days packed full of practical farmer training, networking opportunities, and celebration.
We are proud to be hosting 4 great seminars on seed production at this conference and an advisory meeting for vegetable farmers looking to increase vegetable seed production on their farm.
On-Farm Vegetable Variety Trials
Julie Dawson - University of Wisconsin-Madison
Wednesday, November 29: 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Developing New Potato Varieties for Ontario Climates
Duane Falk - USC Canada
Thursday, November 30: 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Isolation and Pollination Techniques for On-Farm Seed Production
Kim Delaney - Hawthorn Farm Organic Seeds
Friday, December 1: 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Vegetable Variety Needs Consultation for Ontario Vegetable Producers
Aabir Dey & Marie-Eve Levert - USC Canada
Friday, December 1: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Registration closes on November 28 - register for this amazing conference today!
Plus d'information: conference.efao.ca/register/
Fête des semences Saanich
Samedi 13 Janvier 2018
Gardens at the Horticulture Centre of the Pacific, 505 Quayle Rd., Victoria
Speaker at 11 and 1 : Tba.
Local certified organic seeds, produce, children's table, quality vendors.
$7 includes entry to gardens at HCP.
Refreshments available at Charlotte and the Quail:
Contact and registrations: Haliburton Farm -
Fête des semences Hamilton
Samedi 3 Février 2018 10 to 3
St. Marguerite d'Youville Catholic Elementary school. 20 Bonaparte Way
Plus d'information: greenventure.ca
Fête des semences Qualicum Beach
Samedi 3 Février 2018 10 to 3:30
QB Civic Centre, 747 Jones St
Qualicum Beach, BC
16th Annual Qualicum Beach Seedy Saturday, "Sow, Grow, Enjoy."
Activities: seed swap, 70+ vendors, speakers, farmers' market, Milner Garden's "Shoots with Roots" children's program, Master Gardeners, Seedy Cafe, door prizes and raffle.
Admission: by donation.
For further information please contact: qbseedysaturday.ca
Fête des semences Nicolet
Samedi 3 Février 2018 9h30 à 16h
salle du Centre des arts de Nicolet
Le theme de notre journée est :Les semences. L'an dernier, pour notre premiere année, nous avons eu plus de 900 visiteurs en une seule journée!
Fête des semences Salt Spring Island
Samedi 10 Février 2018
Salt Spring Island, BC
Fête des semences Stratford
Dimanche 11 Février 2018 11 to 3
The Local Community Food Centre, 612 Erie Street
We will have seed vendors, a seed exchange table, gardening workshops and refreshments.
Fête des semences Toronto North
Samedi 17 Février 2018 10 am to 4 pm
Toronto Botanical Garden, 777 Lawrence Ave. E
Toronto North, ON
This year, Seedy Saturday will be held on the same day as TBG’s annual Get the Jump on Spring garden show. There will be many seed vendors, a community seed swap, workshops, talks, horticultural group exhibitors, a floral design competition and show, a café, and a big book sale of used gardening books!
For information on TBG’s 2018 Seedy Saturday, please contact Mark Stewart:
Fête des semences Almonte
Samedi 17 Février 2018 9 to 3
Almonte Civitan Hall, 500 Almonte Rd
Our Seedy Saturday will provide the opportunity for people to come together to exchange information and to buy, sell or trade interesting and unusual heritage varieties of vegetable, fruit, herb, flower, wild and native Ontario seeds.
We will have a seed exchange for seeds and extra plants, cuttings, books, magazines, pots, trellising, tools and/or gardening supplies. In the exchange, for each item donated another can be taken home. Larger items equate to a few extra goodies per item. If you forget to bring exchange items and still want to partake, a small donation (ie. $1 ea.) would be appreciated.
Many gardening and environmental organizations will be invited to set up information tables. We will have guest speakers available throughout the day to discuss a range of topics of interest for beginners through to advanced gardeners. These will add to the enthusiastic anticipation of this year’s gardening season!
Fête des semences Kitchener
Samedi 24 Février 2018 9:30 to 2:30
Kitchener Public Library
The GardenKitchener/Kitchener Horticultural Society’s annual Seedy Saturday is set for Feb 24th. As in the past few years, the event will be held at the Kitchener Public Library, Main Branch on Queens St. Kitchener. We hope to have or exceed last year’s 22 vendors and 5 speakers at the 9:30 – 2:30 event. Estimates of those attending last years event were over 500 community members. Hope to see you there.
Fête des semences Milton
Samedi 24 Février 2018
Greenhouse at Landscape Ontario, 7856 Fifth Line South
Fête des semences Picton
Samedi 24 Février 2018 10 to 3
Prince Edward Collegiate Institute (PECI) 41 Barker St.
Fête des semences Sorrento
Samedi 24 Février 2018
Blind Bay Hall, 2510 Blind Bay rd
contact Rebekah Smith 250 253-1414
Fête des semences Vancouver
Samedi 24 Février 2018
VanDusen Botanical Garden, Floral Hall
– Hosted by Vancouver Master Gardeners.
Always looking for organic growers and more vendors or lecturers…..
Contact – Lynne Chrismas –
Fête des semences Mississauga
Samedi 24 Février 2018 9:30 to 3
There will be educational workshops, vendors, exhibitors and seed exchanges. Vendors and exhibitors are welcome. Contact Carole Berry at
There is no entrance fee for this event.
Fête des semences Cambridge
Samedi 3 Mars 2018 10 to 12
rare Charitable Research Reserve 1679 Blair Road
Plus d'information: raresites.org
Fête des semences Comox Valley
Samedi 3 Mars 2018
Florence Filberg Centre in Courtenay.
Comox Valley, BC
This year we are calling it "Local seeds - Bountiful Harvest"
We will have Des Kennedy speaking in the morning on Seed saving - a humorous take.
and Lynda Smith in the afternoon on "After the harvest - what then?"
It will include a gardening trade show and a Seed Exchange.
Vegetarian lunch will be served.
Entrance is $5 from 10 till 2 and free from 2 till 3.
Fête des semences Ladner
Samedi 3 Mars 2018 10 to 3
Ladner United Church, 4960 48th Avenue
There will be several various garden orientated vendors, 2 guest speakers plus our Seed Saving Swap/Exchange/Trade/Share Table.
Fête des semences Newmarket
Samedi 3 Mars 2018 10 am to 2 pm
Newmarket Community Centre and Lions Hall, 200 Doug Duncan Dr.
Marissa (not Melissa) and remove the 416-400-3542 phone number. you can add an email contact instead
Fête des semences Ottawa
Samedi 3 Mars 2018 10 to 3
Ron Kolbus Lakeside Centre
Fête des semences Richmond
Samedi 3 Mars 2018
Fête des semences London
Samedi 3 Mars 2018 10 am to 3 pm
Carling heights Optimist Community Centre 656 Elizabeth St.
London Middlesex Master Gardeners
Fête des semences Moose Jaw
Dimanche 4 Mars 2018 10 to 3
Timothy Eaton Center located at 510 main St. N
Moose Jaw, SK
Fête des semences Brampton
Samedi 10 Mars 2018
Fête des semences Kingston
Samedi 10 Mars 2018 10 to 3
LCVI-153 Van Order Drive
Seed Swap table and seed saving workshops will be featured.
Fête des semences Stoney Plain
Samedi 10 Mars 2018 10 to 3 pm
PERC building next to the Multicultural Heritage Centre, 5413-51 Street
Stoney Plain, AB
Entry Fee: none or donation
Multicultural Heritage Centre
780-963-2777 (Tuesdays only)
Fête des semences Kelowna
Dimanche 11 Mars 2018 10 to 3
Apple Room at the Parkinson Recreation Centre, 1800 Parkinson Way
An opportunity to buy or trade seeds and purchase plants.
Network with locals who love to garden. Participate in
garden related workshops. For more information:
Admission $2. Kids free. Free parking.
Fête des semences Peterborough
Dimanche 11 Mars 2018
To inquire about setting up or for more details contact Jillian Bishop at
Fête des semences Cobourg
Samedi 17 Mars 2018 10 am to 2 pm
Villa St. Joseph Retreat & Ecology Centre 445 Monk St.
Fête des semences Kamloops
Samedi 17 Mars 2018 9:30 to 1:30
OLPH Parish Center 635 Tranquille Rd
CELEBRATE LOCAL FOOD PRODUCTION
Local, Heritage and Heirloom Seeds available.
Organic Gardening Supplies, Soil Amendments, Tools, Resources.
Community Groups and Workshops
BUY or EXCHANGE SEEDS, PLANTS, ROOT STOCK
Community Kitchens Teahouse and Eats Amore Food Truck
LOTS OF DOOR PRIZES
Admission $2 per person. Seniors, Students or Transit Pass holders No Charge
Fête des semences St. Thomas
Samedi 17 Mars 2018 10 to 3
St. Thomas Library
St. Thomas, ON
Get your green on and join us for our 2nd annual Seedy Saturday at St. Thomas Public Library! We will be having a community seed exchange, crafts, and local vendors on site, as well as Master Gardeners available to answer any questions you may have about your garden! This was a great event last year, and we are really excited to be doing it again
Contact: or 519-631-6050, ext. 8014
Fête des semences Cornwall
Samedi 17 Mars 2018 10 to 3
Cornwall Benson Centre, 800 7th Street West
Join All Things Food and the Transition Cornwall+ for Cornwall's 4th Annual Seedy Saturday, where we have organized a seed exchange, a variety of seed vendors, local food vendors, beginner and advanced gardening workshops, free children's activities, and locally made refreshments. Admission is free!
New this year we have a special seed give away/exchange specifically for children where they can exchange tokens earned at the activities for smaller seed packets (instead of money or other seeds).
Seed vendors and community groups wanting to register for a booth should contact Kat Rendek at 613 935-4017 or
Fête des semences Campbell River
Samedi 24 Mars 2018 11 am to 2 pm
Campbell River Community Centre – 401-11th Avenue
Campbell River, BC
SEEDY SUNDAY, GARDEN EXPO & PLANT SALE
Seed swap, vendors, demos, plant sales and much more.
Fête des semences Scarborough
Samedi 24 Mars 2018 11 to 4
Blessed Cardinal Newman High School, 100 Brimley Road SOUTH, south of Kingston Rd.
This year the Scarborough Seedy Saturday and Green Fair is running a week earlier on Saturday March 24.
Come out and learn how to live more sustainably, exchange seeds with other seed savers, buy heirloom and organic seeds or attend our great workshops. Then stop by one of our local garden clubs' or gardening vendors' tables and ask an expert!
Over 60 tables will include heirloom seed vendors, green exhibits, bee products, worm composting, backyard gardening, garden associations and regional organizations such as LEAF, the TRCA and Rouge Park . Be a steward and bring in your used electronics for recycling! And there will be KIDS events too.
The Fair is hosted by the Stewards of the Earth at St. Agatha Catholic School, the Treehuggers at Blessed Cardinal Newman Catholic High School and Seeds of Diversity. It is also supported by Dr Norman Bethune Eco team ( BEAT) and the University of Toronto Sustainability Office, Scarborough.
For updates, info on Scarborough ( and to please LIKE US ) go to https://www.facebook.com/SSSGFair
Fête des semences Haldimand County
Samedi 24 Mars 2018 9 to 2
Hagersville Community Center 62 Main St. South
Haldimand County, ON
The Haldimand Horticultural Society would like to welcome everyone to our second annual Seedy Saturday. We are looking forward to offering our visitors workshops, a seed exchange table, shopping, and information about gardening from roses to carrots.
Come out for the day and meet local producers of seed, produce, essential oils, lavender, alpaca and sheep fibre, soil amendments, and more! For more info or to become a participating vendor, contact:
Fête des semences Innisfil
Samedi 31 Mars 2018 10 to 3
Innisfil ideaLAB & Library, Lakeshore Branch, 967 Innisfil Beach Road
Innisfil Seed Library in partnership with the Innisfil ideaLAB & Library and the Innisfil Garden Club presents the 2nd annual Innisfil Seedy Saturday! Free admission but donations always appreciated.
Innisfil Seedy Saturday includes seed vendors, garden-related community groups and businesses, a community seed swap, expert talks and demonstrations, children’s crafts and other memorable activities. The Innisfil Seed Library also reopens for its 3rd season.
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Contact: Bridget Indelicato at
Fête des semences Toronto Central
Samedi 31 Mars 2018
Evergreen Brick Works
Toronto Central, ON
Fête des semences Clearwater
Samedi 7 Avril 2018
Contact: Anne Baker
Fête des semences Surrey
Samedi 7 Avril 2018 11 am to 3 pm
Historic Stewart Farm 13723 Crescent Rd
Contact: Jerrilin Spence
Fête des semences Prince Albert
Samedi 21 Avril 2018 9 am to 5 pm
John M. Cuelenaere Public Library
Prince Albert, SK