SEEDY SATURDAY - VIRTUAL GUEST SPEAKERS
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!
"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.
"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 https://www.amarafarm.ca/. She will be giving a zoom talk on Saturday January 23rd at 10 am on "Natural Pest Control".
January 30, 2021, 10am
Emily has a doctorate in Environmental Studies and is part of Two Roads Farm, website https://tworoadsfarm.ca/. 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
"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)
"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.