Agroecology and Seed Sovereignty in Northern Ontario

The Agroecology and Seed Security (and Sovereignty) in Northern Ontario project has finished a second growing season in 2020. This work involves many partners and includes seed trials of various vegetables, educational webinars and workshops, and qualitative research.

Gardening and Seed Saving Webinars from Summer 2020

Gardening Q and A webinar recording with Marcelle and Brendan of Sleepy G Farm.
Starting Seeds webinar recording with Lucie and Wendy (Superior Seed Producers) and Janna (Roots to Harvest) to help you start your garden each year!
WEBINAR BEGINS AT THE 16:40 minute mark.
Gardening in our short growing season webinar recording with Graham to discuss frost dates, climate, and more.
WEBINAR BEGINS AT 7:00 minute mark
Caring for your Garden webinar recording with Marcelle and Brendan of Sleepy G Farm. Weeding, mulching, fertilizing, watering, and MORE are discussed.
WEBINAR BEGINS at 1:11 minute mark.
Garden Pests and Diseases in Northwestern Ontario webinar recording with Dr. Ken Deacon, entomologist. Learn how to recognize prevent and/or treat for various pests.
This webinar dives into canning, jamming, and freezing your foods so you can enjoy them throughout the winter. Follow along with Kim McGibbon and Diana Bockus.
Evalisa McIllfaterick and JoAnne Henderson share their seed saving knowledge through this webinar including basics and tips and tricks for peas, beans, lettuce, tomatoes, and more.

Superior Seed Producers Video

This video on the Superior Seed Producers was made by Saanya Sinha at Confederation College. You may recognize Lucie, Wendy, and JoAnne who were part of the webinars (recording available above).

Agroecology and Seed Security in Northern Ontario: Year Two Report (2019-2020)

Agroecology and Seed Security in Northern Ontario: Year One Report (2018-2019)

Photos from Meeting and Weeding, 2020

Photos from Seed Saving Event, 2019

Co-Sponsors of the Agroecology and Seed Security in Northern Ontario Project