BC Seed Resources

BC Seed Resources

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Patrick Steiner

This is not a “How To Grow Seeds” manual. Such information already exists and still more is being produced. A resource list at the end of this book details some readily accessible print and on-line resources about the how-to of seedgrowing. Beyond the mechanics of growing and harvesting seeds however, there are other considerations for the farmer seeking to incorporate seedgrowing into their farming systems. The strength of this book lies in the first-hand experiences of a number of growers who...

UBC Farm
3461 Ross Drive, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC

The Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at UBC Farm (CSFS) is a unique research centre and local to global Food Hub working towards a more sustainable, food secure future. Our living laboratory is committed to finding solutions to local and global challenges facing food systems sustainability. Through our Vision, Mission, and Guiding Principles, the CSFS models new paradigms for sustainable communities. The UBC Farm is a 24-ha teaching and learning space, and integrated production farm located o...

Crop-Specific Seed Saving Guide
Seed Savers Exchange

Easy to read chart for seed saving information on popular seed crops.

John Navazio

The Organic Seed Grower is a comprehensive manual for the serious vegetable grower who is interested in growing high-quality seeds using organic farming practices. It is written for both serious home seed savers and diversified small-scale farmers who want to learn the necessary steps involved in successfully producing a commercial seed crop organically. Detailed profiles for each of the major vegetables provide users with practical, in-depth knowledge about growing, harvesting, and processing s...

Carol Deppe

All gardeners and farmers should be plant breeders, says author Carol Deppe. Developing new vegetable varieties doesn't require a specialized education, a lot of land, or even a lot of time. It can be done on any scale. It's enjoyable. It's deeply rewarding. You can get useful new varieties much faster than you might suppose. And you can eat your mistakes. Authoritative and easy-to-understand, Breed Your Own Vegetable Varieties: The Gardener's and Farmer's Guide to Plant Breeding and Seed Saving...

635 Tranquille Road, Kamloops, BC
250-335-0198
2691 Upper Bench Road, Keremeos, BC
250-499-2888
312- 19th Ave N, Creston, BC
720 Douglas Street, Victoria, BC
4755 Arthur Drive, Delta, BC
250-564-3859
5251 Oak Street, Vancouver, BC
2037 Shields Road, Sooke, BC
583 Duncan Avenue West, Penticton, BC
250.460.0177
500 4th Street, Kaslo, BC
250.353.2026
Richmond, BC
604-244-7377
430 Fernhill Road, Mayne Island, BC
2510 Blind Bay Road, Sorrento, BC
250-253-1414
Lilooet, BC
778-776-1649
5775 Old Vernon Road, Enderby, BC
355 Wakesiah Avenue, Nanaimo, BC
250-618-6323
100 Centennial Way, Squamish, BC
3550 Watson Avenue, Cobble Hill, BC
20901 Langley Bypass, Langley, BC
7697 Lickman Road, Chilliwak, BC
1800 Parkinson Way, Kelowna, BC
5574 River Road, Duncan, BC
Lumby, BC
778-760-5887