Calling All Gardeners and Local Foodies-Seedy Sunday- March 2
Post date: Feb 18, 2014 2:19:02 PM
7th Annual Seedy Sunday in the Ottawa Valley
The 7th Annual Seedy Sunday in the Ottawa Valley will be held on Sunday, March 2, 2014 from
10:00 am to 3:00 pm in the Cafeteria Auditorium at Fellowes High School (420 Bell St.) in
Pembroke. Admission is FREE. Come for an hour, stay for the day! All new and experienced
gardeners, local food lovers and the curious will want to attend!
Please remember to bring any of your own seeds, cuttings, plants or gardening treasures to
exchange at the Swap Table!
Presentations during the day are free. Presenters have a wealth of knowledge to share and welcome
all your questions! The talks begin at 10:30 am learning about “Keeping the Harvest” with Steven
Martyn of the Algonquin Tea Company. At 11:30 am, join Daniel Brisebois, Tourne-Sol Co-operative
Farm for “Growing Sweet Potatoes”. At 12:30 pm, its “Seed Saving 101: Beginner and
Intermediate Skills” with Kate Green of USC Canada. At 1:30 pm, explore “Culinary Herb
Gardening” with Debra Lloyd, Dinners on the River. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet with these
presenters and with the many other fantastic exhibitors that will be happy to answer all of your
Food and refreshments will be for sale. A Local Lunch prepared by the Fellowes Culinary Arts
students, and the Pizza Farm will be served between 11 am and 2 pm by the Ottawa Valley Food Cooperative
(www.ottawavalleyfood.org). Visit the Fellowes Greenhouse and their children's planting
table. Enjoy the local foods of the Valley, the buskers’ corner featuring some wonderful local
musicians, the silent auction, and door prizes.
Seedy Sunday is a non-profit event run by volunteers, and sponsored by the Ottawa River Institute
(www.ottawariverinstitute.ca). Net proceeds will be donated to Seeds of Diversity (www.seeds.ca), a
non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of heritage seeds. We’re still looking for
volunteers so please contact us if you have an hour or more to share.
For more information, contact:
Claire Lepine at (613) 628-1836, firstname.lastname@example.org
Pat Tamosetis at (613) 625-2277, email@example.com