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brotchie  // Posts published by brotchie

14 Feb Posted by in Seedy Saturday, Speakers | Comments

Our Berry Own

Our Berry Own

Salmonberry and cloudberry. Highbush cranberry and Saskatoon berry. These are just a few of the edible berries native to coastal BC. Fiona Hamersley Chambers, author of Wild Berries of BC and owner of Metchosin Farm, will be talking at Seedy Saturday about which of our native berries you can (and would want to) eat, how […]

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14 Feb Posted by in Seedy Saturday, Speakers | Comments

Changing the Way We Eat

Changing the Way We Eat

These days we’re challenged to eat healthfully, be it due to cost, quality, or accessibility.  And here in the CRD, there is growing interest in supporting a local food economy. So how might we change the way we eat? In this lively session, each speaker has no more than 3 minutes and 5 images to […]

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13 Feb Posted by in Seedy Saturday, Speakers | Comments

Water, Water Everywhere!

Water, Water Everywhere!

In the winter, that is. And usually not a drop for your plants to drink, when they really need it in July and August. What can you do about it? Come to Seedy Saturday, where Tayler Krawczyk of Hatchet and Seed will show us innovative ways to store more water in our gardens by moving […]

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12 Feb Posted by in Seedy Saturday | Comments

Hot Off the Griddle!

Hot Off the Griddle!

Here’s some exciting news: chef demonstrations – a new feature at last year’s Seedy Saturday – are back this year. At 11 am, Chef Laura Moore of The Good For You Gourmet will be making hot and sour soup with goji berries, and very generously handing out samples and the recipe for those who wish […]

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12 Feb Posted by in Seedy Saturday, Speakers | Comments

Have a Wild(er) Time in Your Garden

Have a Wild(er) Time in Your Garden

Want to make your garden more wildlife-friendly? Perhaps you’ve already stopped using pesticides and put out a water source, and are wondering what else you can do. Brenda Beckwith will be speaking at this year’s Seedy Saturday about how to encourage wildlife in your garden through design. She’ll be looking at three wildlife-rich habitats: the […]

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