Category Archives: seed saving

 

Over and Out: BC Seedy Saturday 2021

Well – long in the preparation and now over! Some 450 people from around the province registered for BC’s Virtual Seedy Saturday, and there were audiences of around 150 for each session. I attended most of the events, with growing … Continue reading

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Poetry Among the Seeds

Our BC Virtual Seedy Saturday poetry lineup is out. Eleven BC poets will be featured among the talks that make up the three days of the event. Some months ago, when the idea for a virtual event was mooted, I … Continue reading

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Seeds and the Future

I’ve just been reading Thor Hanson’s delightful book, Seeds, which delves into the unanswered questions we have about seeds. Why some of them are crazy large and impenetrable, like coconuts or brazil nuts, while others are almost too small to … Continue reading

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Nuts & Seeds

Already I am falling behind. Weekend before last was a nutty, seedy time, marked by intermittent rainstorms and – for my part – a missing battery from my camera, so the photos are few. On the Saturday morning, some of … Continue reading

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Save seeds, save the world

Last night’s talk by Vandana Shiva left a sold out auditorium at the University of Victoria humming with righteous energy. She reported with eloquent passion on the state of food in the world today, leading with the unfortunate news of … Continue reading

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