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Each Saturday as the Virtual Seedy Saturday begins, we will have zoom talks beginning at 10 am and lasting approximately one hour, with question & answer periods to follow. To take part in these talks, click on the Zoom links beside the sessions below. When you have your ticket email to receive a zoom invitation to the event.

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Confirmed Speakers: stay tuned for Zoom details!


Dylan Gale

"How to be a Nutter"
January 16, 2021, 10am

Dylan Gayle is a local  farmer, current chair of the Denman Island Growers and Producers Association (DIGPA) and he does experimental nut tree work. He will be giving a zoom talk about his nut trees and the shelters he has been devising for them on Saturday Jan 16th at 10 am. Stayed tuned to see a recording of Dylan's presentation.

Arzeena Hamir

"Natural Pest Control"
January 23, 2021, 10am

Arzeena is an area B rep for the CVRD and a local organic farmer - their farm's website is She will be giving a zoom talk on Saturday January 23rd at 10 am on "Natural Pest Control".

Emily Anderson

"Starting Seeds"

January 30, 2021, 10am

Emily has a doctorate in Environmental Studies and is part of Two Roads Farm, website See "about Us" on the website for more about her. She will be giving a zoom talk on starting seeds on Saturday January 30th at 10 am

Linda Gilkeson

"Of Cabbages and Kings"

February 6, 2021, 10am

Linda will talk about "Of Cabbages and Kings" on Saturday February 6th at 10 am. Linda has a monthly newsletter which is very useful and which you can sign up for free with local gardening tips based on what the weather is doing. There are also free links to presentations she has done in the past. She has a doctorate in entomology and has worked in this field.  (See bio on website and intro on this youtube talk from a library which was offering gardening talks)

Serendipity Uprising

"Seed Saving 101"

February 13, 10 am

Serendipity has a long-time professional and personal interest in permaculture. He will be sharing his experience on the basics of seed saving.

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