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Shawn
02-01-2009, 04:34 PM
Seedy Saturday 2009February 28, 2009
Sault College, Native Center, Wing G
10a.m.-3p.m.


Co-hosted by Clean North, Sault College and Seeds of Diversity Canada. Come swap or purchase heritage, open-pollinated and/or unusual seeds from local gardeners. Visit local environmental, food security and gardening organizations and vendors. Speaker presentations run from 11 am to 2 pm. on a variety of topics such as seed saving, germinating seeds and guerrilla gardening. Don't miss Kate Green from USC's Seeds of Survival program who will be showing 'Hijacked Future' and speaking about food sovereignty and international seed saving efforts. Those participants wishing to participate in the swapping of seeds can register from 10 am to 12 noon for the exchange that will take place between 12:30 - 3 pm. Refreshments, children's activities and lots of handouts. Fully accessible site. Admission by donation. As an added bonus, Cinema Politica will be hosting the viewing of 'King Corn', a feature documentary about two friends, one acre of corn, and the subsidized crop that drives our fast-food nation at 7 pm in the Multimedia Centre located in the B Wing of Sault College. A panel discussion will follow.


For more information, contact Suzanne Hanna at (705) 759-2893 wildgardener@shaw.ca or Laura Wyper at (705) 253-1951 laurawyper@yahoo.ca.