Lillooet’s 11th annual Seedy event! We’ve expanded this year to include local farmers and market vendors, come and check out their tables, along with the seed lending library and seed swap. The event will be catered by Rainshadow Cafe, and there will be a children’s craft area, a raffle with great prizes and short presentations throughout the day.
The Clinton Seedy Sunday will be held on Sunday, April 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Clinton Memorial Hall. There will be plant vendors, seed vendors, garden-related information booths, and a children's area set up with garden-related crafts. Lillooet Food Matters members are invited to attend as vendors, contact Susan Swan at 250-459-2224 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 9th Annual Seedy Saturday is coming up on March 11. From 9:00 to 1:00 there will be seed sales and a seed swap. From 2:00 to 5:00, join us for Tiny Talks, a series of short talks about topics such as aquaponics, mushroom growing, naturescaping, permaculture chickens, and food forests. Admission is $2 or by donation.
The Salmon Caravan is coming through Xwisten on Wednesday night. Join in for a feast and celebration of the spirit of wild salmon!
On Wednesday, June 8, meet at Xwisten at 6:00 for a feast, singing, drumming and speakers. Camp overnight if you like!
On Thursday, June 9, there will be a breakfast at 8:00, before the caravan leaves at 9:00 for Cheam, Sto'lo.
Visit the Wild Salmon Caravan website or Facebook page for more information:
Dawn Morrison is one of the main organizers - she is an amazing leader in the food sovereignty world. She is the late Wolverine's niece and a founder of the Working group on Indigenous Food Sovereignty. To read more about her work, check out this link: http://youngagrarians.org/indigenous-food-sovereignty/
Clinton Seedy Sunday is on April 17 from 10 until 3 in the Clinton Memorial Hall. There will be heritage seeds, plants, information and displays and demonstrations for all things gardening. There will be a kids' craft area with garden and sustainability themed crafts. Some vendors will also be selling garden-related items (bird houses, garden books, etc.). A concession on site will have soup, chili, buns and muffins, tea and coffee available. Admission is by donation and everyone is welcome. Anyone wanting to set up a display or for more information can contact Susan Swan at 250-459-2224 (9-4:30 weekdays) or by emailing email@example.com.