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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!

Organic Gardening from the Ground Up: A Beginning Guide to Growing Your Own Organic Veggies

  • March 3, 10, 17 and 24 from 10:00 – to 12:30
  • Canadian School of Natural Nutrition, Moncton, NB

What can be more useful than knowing how to grow your own food? A small plot of land can produce an amazing bounty of fresh vegetables and an abundant garden looks beautiful.

Alyson has a degree in Agricultural Sciences and 20 years experience running her own organic vegetable farm. Whether you grow in a few containers on your deck or are thinking of starting your own farm, you'll find lots of useful information and hopefully inspiration, too!

For all 4 classes: CSNN students $100, non-students $130

For more information and to register for the course, contact Alyson at: alysonchisholm@gmail.com or (506) 525-1128, The course outline is available on her farm website.

Membership Month 2018

March is Membership Month! ACORN is a member-based organization, and we need your support and involvement in order to continue the work we do. Learn more about the exciting contest planned for this month dedicated to celebrating our members and encouraging renewals and new members to join our network.

Free Webinar Offer!

Free Webinar Offer!

  • March 2018

To celebrate Membership Month, for this month only we are extending the member perk of access to free webinars by making Part 1 of our recent Climate Change & Agriculture Webinar Series available at no cost. Click here to to learn more about how to sign-up!

3rd Annual PEI COPC Research Day & AGM

  • March 21, 2018
  • PEI Farm Centre, Charlottetown

The Board of Directors of the PEI Certified Organic Producers Cooperative, welcome all to attend the Annual Research Day followed by the Annual General Meeting (AGM). The Research Day will begin at 3:00 PM and will conclude at 5:00 PM. The AGM will begin at  7:00 PM. See more event details and agendas.

Both these events allow staff, the Board and COPC partners to report on the progress made over the last 12 months and to receive the necessary feedback and input to guide the organization forward into the next year.
Please advise staff directly of your ability to attend either or both events; and, as always please feel free to check-in with any questions, concerns or great ideas: research@organicpei.com or 902-894-9999