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Saanich South Seed Bank and Exchange

Saanich South Seed Bank and Exchange

Join me as I launch the opening of of my new seedbank in our community office! BC has an active community of organic vegetable seed growers, small-scale seed companies, and seed libraries – all of which contribute to maintaining genetic diversity for BC agriculture. Chris Thoreau of FarmFolk CityFolk will

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Carrot Appetizer Recipe

Carrot Appetizer Recipe

Canape of Sweet & Spicy Carrot Red Lentil Hummus with Ginger & Carrot Slaw on a Cucumber Slice Yield: 60 Canapes Carrot Red Lentil Hummus Ingredients 200g Red Lentil 5g Garlic Pinch of Salt 170g Raw Carrot (weight before peeling), medium dice 0.5 tbsp Spicy Crushed Chilies 0.5 tsp Honey

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Preparing the Carrot Tent for the 2018 crop

Preparing the Carrot Tent for the 2018 crop

This year we have taken a bit of a different approach with setting up the isolation tent for the Carrot Seed Project by erecting the tent as late as possible before flowering. This is done in the hope that the carrot stalks will be strengthened by having more wind exposure

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Seed Diversity and the Community Seed Network

Seed Diversity and the Community Seed Network

At the end of May we celebrated the UN International Day for Biological Diversity! This day also marked the grand launch of the Community Seed Network which is an initiative of The Seed Savers Exchange, USC Canada and others that came together to create an online platform for resources and information on

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Carrots Harvested!

Carrots Harvested!

The carrot trial has been harvested and evaluated! We grew 17 cultivars of carrots, which were all open pollinated, Nantes style and classed as over-wintering. Except for 2 hybrid cultivars that served as checks in which to compare other carrots to. In the harvest evaluation we recorded bolting plants, foliar

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