BC Seed Resources

BC Seed Resources

Use our BC Seed Resources Directory to search through all of our website resource listings. Select categories to narrow your search. Know of a resource that’s missing? Let us know and we’ll add it!


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Good Earth Farms
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.

250-337-2261
Chocolate Beet Cake
Carla Hick (adapted from Martha Stewart recipe)

 Yield:  80 sample pieces/ 8 Large pieces of cake The Cake Ingredients 4 medium beets, trimmed, peeled, and cut into 2-inch chunks 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 cups sugar 1/2 cup unsweetened Dutch-process cocoa powder 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda Salt 2 large eggs 3/4 cup warm water 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 2 pinches of nutmeg Vegetable oil cooking spray/ Coconut Oil/ Veg oil for pan greasing   Directions Cover beets with 2 inches water in a pot. Bring to a boil. Re...

Easy Crock-Pot Vegetable Stew with Kale
Carla Hick

Prep Time: 15 mins Cooking Time: 4 Hours Servings: 8 – 10   Ingredients: 398ml Can of Cannellini Beans 796 Can of Diced Tomatoes + Juice (Rinse can with ½ Cup of water to get all the flavour) 3 Cups Chicken (or vegetable) Stock ½ Cup Basmati Rice – Rinsed 1 Large Onion – Large Dice 8 Cloves Garlic – Chopped Fine 1 Medium Hot Chili – Minced (keep seeds for extra heat) 2 Large Carrots – 1” half Wheels    2 Bay Leaves 1 Tbsp Rosemary Leaves – Chopped Fine 2 tsp Oregano Leaves – Chopped Fine 2 tsp B...

Cous Cous & Kale Salad
Carla Hick

3 Parts Prep Time: 20 mins Chilling Time: 1 hour Cook Time: 10 mins Full Servings: 2 Side Servings: 4 Part 1: Cous Cous Ingredients: 2/3 Cup Cous Cous 1 Cup Chicken (or Vegetable) Stock 1 tsp Olive Oil 1 tsp salt Method: Bring wet ingredients and salt to boil. Add cous cous, remove from heat, cover with lid and let stand for 5 mins Remove lid, fluff with fork. Transfer to a container with high surface area. Cool uncovered in the fridge   Part 2: Kale Ingredients: 8 Ribs of Lacinato Kale – D...

Chetwynd Seed Library 
5012 46 ST, Chetwynd, BC

Located at the Chetwynd Public Library

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250-788-2559
Dan McMurray Community Seed Bank

Supported by the Creston Valley Food Action Coalition

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

Located at the Hudsons Hope Public Library

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

Located in the Okanagan College Library - Vernon Campus

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250-545-7291
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
20901 Langley Bypass, Langley, BC
V3A 8G9

Located at KPU, Langley Campus Library

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604-599-3235
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
120 14th Street West, North Vancouver, BC
V7M 1N9

Located at the North Vancouver City Library

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

Hosted by Richmond Food Security Society.

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

Located at the Salt Spring Island Public Library

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

Located at the Squamish Public Library

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

Located at the Summerland Public Library

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(250) 494-559
Robert’s Creek Seed Library
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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(604) 885-9401
Sechelt Seed Library
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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(604) 885-3260
Surrey Seed Library
12854 17 Ave, Surrey, BC
V4A 1T5

Located at The Ocean Park Library

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604-502-6449
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
3360 Victoria Drive, Vancouver, BC
V5N 4M4

Located at the Trout Lake Community Centre

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UBC Seed Lending Library
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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250-940-4875
Brother Nature Organic Seeds

Brother Nature's Organic Seed produces strong, Certified Organic, heirloom and heritage seeds to the home gardener. Our vegetable, annual, perennial, and herb seeds are germination tested to ensure only quality seed is delivered to your doorstep.

Eagleridge Seeds

Welcome to the retail website of Eagleridge Greenhouse Gardens, producers of endangered heirloom seeds since 1995. Our specialty selections include tomatoes, vegetables, herbs and flowers suited for northern and temperate climates. We practice organic gardening methods, use raised beds, water saving techniques and companion planting. Our designs attract beneficial insects and are  living examples of  the amazing diversity possible growing heirloom plants. We wish to share the stories of our coll...