Seedy Sunday in Duncan features seeds, plants and more for sale, along with information sessions. (Citizen file)

Duncan Seedy Sunday turns 10 years old

Celebrate a decade of Duncan’s annual Seedy Sundays on March 18.

Celebrate a decade of Duncan’s annual Seedy Sundays on March 18.

For those who are waiting in anticipation to start your veggie garden, Cowichan Green Community invites you to celebrate the growing season at the 10th annual Duncan Seedy Sunday, taking place at the Cowichan Tribes Si’em Lelum Gymnasium at 5574 River Rd. in Duncan.

This is an event for gardeners of all ages and experiences to source locally grown and ecologically sound seeds, garden starts, and perennials. It will feature over 35 vendors, activities for children, door prizes, a raffle for a $500 gift basket from Buckerfields, and four free gardening workshops. Admission is $2 per person. CGC members and children under 13 get in free.

As well, four vendors will be offering food, including Zed Squared Korean Food, Taco Revolution, Bite Me Cookie Company, and Depot Dawgs.

Guest speakers have a wealth of information so be sure to sit in on one or more of these talks: 10:15 a.m.–11 a.m. – Mason Bees with Eugene Fleck (House of the Blue Bee); 11:15 a.m.–12 p.m. – Awesome Ancient Grain Seeds with Dan Jason (Salt Spring Seeds); 12:15 p.m.–1 p.m. – Permaculture: Skimming the Surface with Joan Wynden (Garden Lore); 1:15 p.m.–2 p.m. – Seed Cleaning with Deb Cebula and Kat Brust (CGC Seed Farm).

For more information about the speakers and event visit or contact Jennifer Dorby at 250-748-8506 or

Just Posted

Bantam female team caps off perfect season

Cowichan earns league and playoff banners

City of Duncan considers transgender washrooms

Issue to be discussed at council meeting on March 19

South Island travel book a best seller

Areas of the Cowichan Valley covered

Elders Gathering in Cowichan Valley needs volunteers

Upwards of 5,000 participants expended to attend

Ottawa proposes restricted pot labels, packages

Packaging will include red stop sign with marijuana leaf and ‘THC’

Vancouver Island gas station owner, wielding bat, chases would-be robber

Incident happened at Super Save Gas in Nanaimo on Saturday afternoon

Coming up in Cowichan: Public speaking, water, food preservation

The Justice for the Peace Island tour is stopping in Duncan on Wednesday, March 21.

Pro-Trump protest sign with F-word is OK, court rules

Judges say Ontario man can protest publicly, even using vulgar language

VIDEO: Police officer looking for distracted drivers gets hit by truck

Road safety investigator clipped by trailer while patrolling busy intersection

YVR wants you to help name three new puppies

Say hello to the Vancouver Airport’s new assistance pups

Man dies in crash on Island Highway

Man thrown from his vehicle, alcohol believed to be a factor in accident near Parksville

Suspect who attacked autistic man in Ontario could be from B.C.’s south coast: police

29-year-old man was sent to hospital with serious injuries

Privacy watchdog to explore Facebook leak

Canadian expert says his analytics company helped Trump campaign capitalize on private Facebook info

Most Read