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Friday, February 19, 2021

5:00 – 5:45 PM – Welcome & Land Acknowledgment

FarmFolk CityFolk with Address from Lana Popham, BC Minister of Agriculture

*Free Event* – Will be streamed live on our Facebook page

6:00 – 7:45 PM – Movie Screening – SEED: The Untold Story

Watch the trailer here

8:00 – 9:00 PM – Keynote Address by Dr. Vandana Shiva

*Free Event* – Will be streamed live on our Facebook page


Saturday, February 20, 2021

8:45 – 9:45 AM – Seed Saving 101

Jill Bishop, Community Seed Network

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Master Gardeners Q&A

12:15 – 1:15 PM – Seed Saving Curriculum for Elementary School Kids

Steph Korolyk, Edible Garden Project

1:30 – 2:00 PM – Calendario: Seasonal Indicators

Runaway Moon Theatre

2:15 – 3:15 PM – Native Seed for Gardening and Restoration

Kristen Miskelly, Saanich Native Plants Nursery and Consulting

3:30 – 4:30 PM – BC Seed Companies

FarmFolk CityFolk and Seed Vendors

7:00 – 8:00 PM – The Miraculous San Isidro, Patron Saint of Farmers, Meets a BC Farmer

Runaway Moon Theatre

7:00 – 8:30 PM – Movie Screening – Gather

Watch the trailer here


Sunday, February 21, 2021

8:45 – 10:00 AM – Protecting Your Garden from Invasive Species

Jacquie Rasmussen & Tasha Murray, Invasive Species Societies (Lillooet and Metro Van)

10:05 – 11:05 AM – How-to Keep Your Local Seed Collection Viable and Sustainable

Bob Wildfong, Seeds of Diversity

11:15 AM – 12:15 PM – Importance of Biodiversity in our Diets and Gardens

Richard Kuehnel, Small Island Seed Co.

12:30 – 1:30 PM – Seed Germination and the Importance of Good Soil

Connie Kuramoto, Gardens on the Go

1:45 – 2:45 PM – Seed Saving Q & A

Panel of Seed Experts

3:00 – 3:30 PM – David Douglas Botanical Garden Expansion on UNBC Land

Linda Naess, David Douglas Botanical Garden Society

3:45 – 5:00 PM – Community Discussion Rooms


FarmFolk CityFolk & BC Seedy Saturday Organizers

*Free Event* – Register Here – Registration closes on February 20th at 6 pm