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Tormented by Tomatoes?

Tormented by Tomatoes?

I am. They laugh at me. Or languish wanly like some ailing Victorian lady reclining on her sofa. Or shiver and pout, because It’s Not Like Mexico Here, You Know. Tina Baynes, of Corner Farm, apparently has no such troubles. It’s her 21st year of growing organic food (including tomatoes) for farm markets, local restaurants, […]

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Get Seedy this Saturday!

Get Seedy this Saturday!

Today we have a special treat – a guest post from Gillian Rowan, who runs the seed exchange at Seedy Saturday: You may be wondering who participates in the Seedy Saturday seed exchange, and how they get involved: everybody! just visit! More than 4000 packages of locally grown seeds passed through Victoria’s Seedy Saturday seed […]

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Breaking News!

Breaking News!

Hot off the griddle! There’s a new attraction at Seedy Saturday this year: cooking demonstrations! Three local chefs will show you how to turn your healthy harvest into delicious dinners. At 11:30 am, Chef Gianfranco Mosca, who has recently moved from Rome to Victoria and opened the business Veritalia, will create a pasta dish using […]

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In the Dark about Mushrooms?

In the Dark about Mushrooms?

Then come to this year’s Seedy Saturday and let Scott Henderson, Vancouver’s “Mushroom Man”, enlighten you. Scott’s going to explain how to grow mushrooms for food – and mushrooms are a high-value crop that you can grow indoors or on an apartment balcony – no garden required! He’s also going to talk about how some […]

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More than Seedy

More than Seedy

The heart of Seedy Saturday is (surprise, surprise) made of seeds. But there’s room for plants too – after all, what’s a plant but a seed that managed to grow up? You may be thinking that mid-February is an unusual time of year to adopt a few new garden residents, even in balmy Victoria. But […]

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