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Atlantic Canada’s Seedy Saturdays!

Atlantic Canada’s Seedy Saturdays!

  • Taking place Saturdays and Sundays from February until April, 2018.
  • Atlantic Canada

Seedy Saturdays and Seedy Sundays are a tradition in Atlantic Canada! What a great opportunity to share seed, buy seed for the upcoming gardening season, and meet local seed savers and seed companies. Please consult this listing for information on events in your community! This listing is updated whenever new information is sent our way. So if you see something missing, please email us at seed_at_acornorganic.org. For a full listing of cross Canada seedy events, check out Seeds of Diversity's event listing. For more information about local seed, please visit our new local seed page!


  • May 14, 21, 28 & June 4, 2018
  • Horton Ridge Malt & Grain Co., Hortonville, NS

A dinner & demo dedicated to the humble malted grain, and its journey from the malt house to your kitchen table. Take a tour of the Horton Ridge Malt House with Maltster and owner Al Stewart, followed by a dinner & demonstration prepared with different malts in different ways, compliments of Yesteryear Baking's Christine Fancy. Food to include sweet and savoury preparations, even malted drinks! Starts at 6pm each date. Tickets $38. Register here

Perennia’s 2018 Food Safety Training & E-Learning

  • Various courses offered May through November

Perennia has a full schedule of food safety training events from May to November - see the full offering here.

There is also an e-laerning option for those who can't travel or don't have as much time to dedicate to training: Food Safety Fundamentals. Learn more

The Praxis Project Permaculture Inspired Art Festival

  • June 1-3, 2018
  • South Knowlesville, NB

An interdisciplinary Arts & Permaculture festival that provides 3 vegan meals a day for 3 days. This year offering four different streams of in-depth workshops (Herbalism, Home Preservation, Living Soils & Off-Grid Power), three music nights with dancing; and a makers market (Vending Opportunity). Come surround yourself with Acadian Boreal Forest, at the foothills of the Appalachian in Western New Brunswick, to come together for the First Festival of the Season. Camp, laugh, eat, learn and teach at our temporary home in the woods. praxisprojectnb.com

Musicians for Local Food

  • June 23, 2018 12-3pm
  • Victoria Square, Amherst, NS

Cumberland Food Action Network and the Amherst Food Assistance Network present the 4th Annual Musicians for Local Food Fundraiser featuring Roy Pettigrew & Bordertown Jam Guests, Construction & Destruction, Drew Moore, and Lasso Suzy & the Cobequid Howlers. Besides amazing music, the event will feature a local food BBQ lunch, silent auction, kidz activities, an open mic and an outdoor market!