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Seed Workshops and Field Days in Ontario: 2017

Interested in learning about how to produce organic seed? Courtesy of The Bauta Family Initiative on Canadian Seed Security, USC Canada and Seeds of Diversity is proud to offer a wide range of workshops for aspiring and existing seed growers. Through collaborating with excellent farming organizations across the province, we are able to offer field days and workshops that will equip you with the knowledge you need to grow high quality, organic field crop and vegetable seed on your farm.

Date

Event

Venue

Location

Registration

July 13, 2017

Diversified Heritage Grain Production and Developing New Grain Varieties

Ironwood Organics

Athens

EFAO

July 14, 2017

(AM)

Diversified Heritage Grain Production and Developing New Grain Varieties

Against the Grain Farms

Mountain

Just Food

July 22, 2017

Vegetable Breeding Workshop

Aster Lane Edibles

Arnprior

Just Food

August 14, 2017 (AM)

Biennial Seed Production

Small Spade Farm

Stirling

Farms at Work

August 14, 2017 (PM)

Integrating Seed Production into Market Gardens

Chick-a-biddy Acres

Hastings

Farms at Work

August 16, 2017

On-Farm Plant Breeding: Developing New Varieties in your Market Garden

Whole Circle Farm

Acton

EFAO

August 17, 2017

Cancelled: Selecting & Improving Seed Crops for the Market Garden

Common Ground Farm

St. Thomas

EFAO

September 18, 2017 (AM)

Integrating Seed Production into Market Gardens

Saugeen River CSA

Durham

EFAO

September 18, 2017 (PM)

Best Practices for Harvesting and Cleaning Seed

Hawthorn Farm Organic Seeds

Palmerston

EFAO

September 20, 2017

Developing New Varieties for Organic Market Gardens

Mouse Seeds

Wolfe Island

EFAO

September 27, 2017

Integrating Seed Production into Market Gardens

Meeting Place Organic Farm

Lucknow

EFAO

September 28, 2017

Organic Potato Production and Potato Breeding

Mimosa Research Farm

Hillsburgh

EFAO

September 30, 2017

Seed Cleaning 101

Greta’s Organic Garden

Gloucester

Just Food

November 29 - December 1, 2017

Ecological Farmers of Ontario Conference

Blue Mountain

Collingwood

EFAO

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