Elmarie Roberts at the 2018 Saanich Seedy Saturday in the Mel Couvelier pavilion of The Gardens at HCP. (The Gardens at HCP/Facebook)

Seedy Saturday season starts in Saanich

Saanich Seedy Saturday is Jan. 12, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Horticultural Centre of the Pacific

With the new year comes a new planting season and for the fourth year in a row the Saanich Seedy Saturday is the first seed sale of the season.

This year’s Saanich Seedy Saturday is Jan. 12, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Horticultural Centre of the Pacific.

The annual event is arranged by Haliburton Farm and averages around 600 people. It’s grown to now have a waitlist for vendors.

“The event is attracting much interest,” said Haliburton farmer and organizer Elmarie Roberts. “There is a vendor waiting list after all tables have been sold out in the Mel Couvelier Pavilion.”

Guest speaker Dr. Trevor Hancock will present about the new Feeding a One Planet Region initiative.

In addition to local farms, vendors are coming from Gabriola Island, Vancouver and one travelling from Powell River to showcase a biochar business.

Read Also: Seedy Saturday offers something for every garden

Following Saanich’s Seedy Saturday are seedy Saturdays on Salt Spring Island, Feb. 9, and Victoria’s biggest, the Victoria Seedy Saturday, Feb. 16 in the Victoria Conference Centre, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Vist seeds.ca for a list of Seedy Saturdays this winter.

reporter@saanichnews.com


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