organic seed growers conference

just got back from a trip to Oregon, from the 8th Annual Organic Seed Growers Conference. today’s seed stories are tomorrow’s heirloom histories. that’s what running through my mind. that’s what stands out most to me about this past week. we’re the People of the Pinch we’re sharing stories. and skills. and seeds. and this […]

Seed harvesting

  It has been a pretty great growing season here in Peterborough. I am a little late on posting this as this extended fall has had me out in the garden lots, and not inside by a computer so much. It was a great season for grains & beans, an pretty good season for tomatoes & […]

Upcoming Events, Talks & Workshops

Saving seeds as a community! September 8th, 7:30p.m. Lakefield Horticultural Society Monthly Meeting Marshlands Centre Lakefield  Jill Bishop is a long-term seed saver. She has owned and operated urbantomato, a local heirloom seed business, and organized Peterborough’s Seedy Sunday for 10 years. Recently, she has worked to further connect with experienced and interested seed savers […]

Seed Garden 2015

All in all this has been a pretty good growing season. A couple heat waves and rain seems to come just when we need it most. Things are slightly ‘behind’ in my gardens, but I am happy with how they are growing. Lots of seeds forming. The hard part about being a seed saver is, […]