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BC Organic Grower
Author: Emma Holmes P.Ag
Date: 01/01/2019

The organic seed sector will be getting a boost through a comprehensive project that includes seed production, business, and market supports. FarmFolk CityFolk, which has been working to cultivate local, sustainable food systems since 1993, will be leading the project with funding provided from the Governments of Canada and B.C. through the Canadian Agriculture Partnership. The five year, $3 billion Canadian Agricultural Partnership launched on April 1, 2018, and includes $2 billion in cost-shar...

Small-Scale Organic Seed Production
Author: 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...

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Good Earth Farms
Address: 7636 Island Hwy.Black Creek. B.C.
V9J 1G6

Saving Seed has been the main focus of what we do from the start, although we do other things as well. We take a lot of pride in the quality of what we grow, in being truly sustainable, and supplying our local community. Our emphasis is on older varieties that have amazing flavour. We are trying to preserve a simple, age old way of life that has sustained people all over the world for ages.

Phone: 250-337-2261
South Saanich Seed Bank & Exchange
Address: 260 – 4243 Glanford Ave, Victoria, BC
V8Z 4B9
Author: Lana Popham, MLA, BC Minister of Agriculture

Located at the South Saanich Community Office

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Phone: 250 479 4154
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Castlegar Seed Library
Address: 1005 3RD Street Castlegar, BC
V1N 2A2

Located at the Castlegar & District Public LIbrary

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Chetwynd Seed Library 
Address: 5012 46 ST, Chetwynd, BC

Located at the Chetwynd Public Library

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Phone: 250-788-2559
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Dan McMurray Community Seed Bank

Supported by the Creston Valley Food Action Coalition

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Hudsons Hope Seed Library 
Address: 9905 Dudley Drive Hudson's Hope, BC
V0C 1V0

Located at the Hudsons Hope Public Library

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Kalamalka Seed Library
Address: 7000 College Way, Coldstream, BC
V1B 2N5

Located in the Okanagan College Library - Vernon Campus

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Phone: 250-545-7291
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Kamploops Seed Library 

An initiative of the Kamloops Food Policy Council. Seed library also offers seed cleaning equipment to use.

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Kwantlen Polytechnique Seed Library
Address: 20901 Langley Bypass, Langley, BC
V3A 8G9

Located at KPU, Langley Campus Library

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Phone: 604-599-3235
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Lillooet Seed Library

Operated by Lillooet Food Matters. For more information about how to access the winnower or any conversations you'd like to have about seed saving please contact Eleanor Wright at eleanor.ronaele@gmail.com

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North Vancouver Seed Library
Address: 120 14th Street West, North Vancouver, BC
V7M 1N9

Located at the North Vancouver City Library

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Pemberton Seed Library
Address: 7390 Cottonwood Street, Pemberton, BC
V0N 2L1

Located at the Pemberton and District Public Library and Operated by Stewardship Pemberton Society

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Phone: 604-894-6916
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Richmond Seed Library 
Address: 7611 Ash St. Richmond, BC
V6Y 2S2

Hosted by Richmond Food Security Society.

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Phone: 604-244-7377
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The Radicle Seed Library
Address: 129 McPhillips Ave, Salt Spring Island, BC
V8K 2T6

Located at the Salt Spring Island Public Library

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Phone: (250) 537-4666
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Squamish Seed Library
Address: 37907 2 Ave, Squamish, BC
V8B 0A7

Located at the Squamish Public Library

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Summerland Seed Library
Address: 9533 Main Street Summerland, BC
V0H 1Z01

Located at the Summerland Public Library

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Phone: (250) 494-559
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Robert’s Creek Seed Library
Address: 1044 Roberts Creek Rd, Roberts Creek, BC
V0N 2W0

Located at the Robert's Creek Community Library. Managed by the Sunshine Coast Seed Saving Collective.

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Phone: (604) 885-9401
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Sechelt Seed Library
Address: 5797 Cowrie St, Sechelt, BC
V0N 3A0

Located at the Sechelt Public Library. Managed by the Sunshine Coast Seed Saving Collective.

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Phone: (604) 885-3260
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Surrey Seed Library
Address: 12854 17 Ave, Surrey, BC
V4A 1T5

Located at The Ocean Park Library

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Phone: 604-502-6449
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Vancouver Communities Seed Libraries

Check listings for many seed libraries around Vancouver.

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Grandview Woodland Community Seed Library

You can sign up at the seed library when you check out seeds for the first time during one of the seed library events or when we have a booth at community events. To find out about upcoming events, sign up for the newsletter!

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Little Seed Library

A "Little Seed Library" is a portable box containing seeds. It can be displayed at various events to share seeds for free and to encourage gardening. Make your own "Little Seed Library"! Pick a box, Gather the seeds, Display at events, Share!

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EastVan Seed Library

Operating in the East Vancouver Community

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Cedar Cottage Seed Sharing Library
Address: 3360 Victoria Drive, Vancouver, BC
V5N 4M4

Located at the Trout Lake Community Centre

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UBC Seed Lending Library
Address: 1961 East Mall Vancouver, BC
V6T 1Z1

Located in the Woodward and Education Libraries at UBC, Vancouver Campus

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Victoria Seed Library

Located at Greater Victoria Public Library Branches. To participate in the Seed Library, please attend a member orientation session and become a member. Membership is free and includes access to seeds, classes and other resources.

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Phone: 250-940-4875
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