For over 10 years FarmFolk CityFolk has been working closely with vegetable seed growers and seed companies across BC and is a regional partner for the Bauta Family Initiative on Canadian Seed Security. We deliver workshops, field days, and conduct research with a long-term vision of a thriving ecological seed sector in BC that produces high-quality seed crops at a commercial scale.

Upcoming Events

Commercial Organic Vegetable Seed Production – Creston

Commercial Organic Vegetable Seed Production – Creston

July 10 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

This day promises to offer a wealth of organic seed production knowledge, with a morning workshop and afternoon field day portion.

Winlaw - Mobile Seed Cleaner Summer Tour

Winlaw - Mobile Seed Cleaner Summer Tour

July 11 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us at Crooked Horn Farm in Winlaw for another stop on our mobile seed cleaner summer tour!

Mobile Seed Cleaner Summer Tour

Mobile Seed Cleaner Summer Tour

June 21 - Sept 8

Come check out the mobile seed cleaner one one of its many stops across BC this summer.

Fundamentals of Organic On-farm Plant Breeding

Fundamentals of Organic On-farm Plant Breeding

August 5 - August 6

Join Northern Organic Vegetable Improvement Collaborative (NOVIC) for an organic plant breeding workshop.

2019 BC Seed Gathering

2019 BC Seed Gathering

Nov 8 - Nov 9

Join us for the 4th Biennial BC Seed Gathering at KPU in Richmond.

Duncan - Summer Mobile Seed Cleaner Tour

Duncan - Summer Mobile Seed Cleaner Tour

Aug 23 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us at our Duncan stop at the the Incubator Seed Farm as we introduce you to the mobile seed cleaner and tour the farm.

Featured Projects and Resources

Citizen Seed Trial

Citizen Seed Trial

Supported by Metro Vancouver, the Citizen Seed Trial is entering its third year in 2019. Our aim is to bring growers of all scales into the seed conversation.

NEW! FFCF Seed Farm

NEW! FFCF Seed Farm

On March 1, 2019 FarmFolk CityFolk signed a lease on 3-1/2 acres of certified organic land in Abbotsford to launch the FarmFolk CityFolk Research & Education Seed Farm.

BC Seed Trials & CANOVI

BC Seed Trials & CANOVI

We hope to identify varieties which perform best in each region as well as those varieties which can be scaled up for bulk seed production.

Mobile Seed Cleaner

Mobile Seed Cleaner

The mobile seed cleaner houses a selection of seed processing tools to help seed growers scale up production

Resource Directory

Resource Directory

Check out our resource directory to find all things seed: suppliers, publications, equipment, and more!

Seed Enterprise Budgets

Seed Enterprise Budgets

Check out our seed enterprise budget spreadsheet tool to help you calculate the production costs and potential revenue of your seeds crops.

Blog

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