Last weekend was the latest ECOSGN gathering. It was amazing! ECOSGN is the Eastern Canadian Organic Seed Growers Network. This year we met in Montreal at Santropol Roulant for 2 half days of activities and then came to Tourne-Sol Farm where I led a tour. Listening To The Indigenous Seed Keepers Panel Tourne-Sol Farm Tour … More Meeting Up With My Seed Folks for ECOSGN 2019!
Eastern Canadian Organic Seed Grower’s Network fall meeting is in Montreal on Nov 15 and 16. … More Two Days Of Seed Workshops In Montreal This November!
One month from today we will be in the middle of Seed Connections 2014. If you work with seed or want to know anything about seeds, you should not miss this event. If you participated in the 2012 edition, you know what I’m talking about. If you missed the last Seed Connections, well you can … More Seed Connetions 2014 Conference!
ECOSGN is currently planning the 2014 Seed Connections Conference. We would love your input! What do you want to learn? Is there a speaker you’d love to see? You can tell us by filling out one of these forms: ECOSGN-Call for-Proposals-SESSIONS-03-3.2014 ECOSGN Formulaire Appel de Propositions
Last weekend was a watershed moment in the Eastern Canadian organic seedscape. A hundred or so seed growers, seed savers, farmers, gardeners, seed, seed sellers, seed buyers, academics, students, NGOs, and some folks who’d never even gardened met at Seed Connections 2012 in Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue. Frank Morton (from Wild Garden Seeds in Philomath, Oregon) opened the event … More Looking back at SEED CONNECTIONS 2012
November 9-11, 2012; Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec SEED CONNECTIONS is the first major seed growing conference in Eastern Canada. Seed savers, farmers, gardeners, market growers and all kind of seedy people will be able to get together to learn and talk about seed, and bring the Canadian organic seed movement further. Don’t miss the connection! This fully … More Seed Connections: the 2012 ECOSGN Seed Symposium
Here’s a press release from Seeds of Diversity about a great seed conference we’re putting on this fall (More details will be coming shortly): Attention Seed savers and seed enthusiasts, farmers and gardeners! – Please join us for our Seed Conference: “Seed Connections – Broadcasting Seed from Coast to Coast”, to be held at McGill … More Montreal Seed Conference November 9 to 11, 2012
From River Hebert Em and I drove across Nova Scotia to the Annapolis Valley (by way of Halifax) to visit a couple of seed growers – Owen and Andrea. (Our road trip started with this blog post.) Annapolis Seeds Owen Bridge runs Annapolis Seeds in Middleton Nova Scotia. Owen is 20 years old and he’s … More Road Trip: Seedy Folks in the Annapolis Valley
This post is a little late coming … On August 25th, 2010, the Eastern Canadian Organic Seed Growers Network (ECOSGN) hosted a field trip to Greta’s Organic Gardens in Ottawa, Ontario. The visit was broken up into A little about Greta, A field walk, A tomato taste test, A peek inside Greta’s seed workshop, and … More Visiting Greta’s Organic Gardens
This wraps up my second year writing about farming and seeds. Let’s go back and see what happened these last twelve months with The main topics from 2011 The most popular posts of 2011 The most clicked pictures of 2011 My favorite 2011 posts And some plans for 2012 2011 post topics This year I … More A Second Year Going to Seed