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Karen Johnson's Seed Saving Workshop in 100 Mile House

Seed Saving Presentation In 100 Mile House With Karen Johnson Puckett

Brimming With Enthusiasm About Saving Seeds As the audience arrived, Karen, brimming with enthusiasm and wearing a pin that sums up her attitude “Stop me volunteering before I volunteer again” peered out from behind a table piled high with seeds in plastic Ziploc bags, swatches of cereals, seed saving  paraphernalia and reference materials to name […]

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Permaculture Workshop on Hugelkultur, Raised Beds and High Beds at the Darfield Earthship

Three Ethics of Permaculture There are 3 ethics of permaculture, according to Javan Bernakevitch (Permaculture BC) and Gord Hiebert (Element Eco-Design), who were our mentors for the weekend at the Darfield Earthship Permaculture Workshop. Take care of the earth. Take care of each other. The surplus goes back to the people and the land. About […]

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Fresh Food Donation Contact List for 100 Mile House Food Banks

Donating Food to Your Community Food Banks Your garden must be doing well and that’s terrific! Thank you in advance for sharing the bounty with your neighbors. Giving fresh fruits and vegetables in season will make our community healthy and stronger. Please contact the following local Food Banks who will be happy to hear from […]

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5 Ways Children Benefit From Gardening (besides growing food)

Gardening Provides Children with a Healthier Lifestyle Here in the South Cariboo we feel our children learning Sustainable skills like Gardening will pave the way for a healthier lifestyle, and a connection to the natural world. To that end we have accepted the Generous Donations of seeds from several benefactors to give to the elementary […]

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Sustainable Community Film Series featuring Permaculture Expert Sepp Holzer

South Cariboo Sustainability Society’s Monthly Documentary Series Tuesday February 26th, 2013 we presented two YouTube Videos from Permaculture expert Sepp Holzer  called “Farming with Nature” and “Agro Rebel”, at the Community Employment Center/Horton Ventures, 808 Alpine in 100 Mile House off Hwy 97. Who is Sepp Holzer? Sepp Holzer- author of the book Sepp Holzer’s […]

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Local Source of Seeds, Seedlings, Berry Bushes, and Trees in 100 Mile House

Seed Packettes are Available in 100 Mile House at: Ace Hardware 1-235th Fourth St., 100 Mile House, BC 250-706-6817 Century Hardware 488 Birch Ave S., 100 Mile House, BC 250-395-2216 Donex 145 Birch Ave, 100 Mile House, BC 250-395-4004 Tim-Br-mart 400 Exeter Rd, 100 Mile House, BC 250-706-6816 Nurseries in 100 Mile House 100 Mile […]

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Farmers Almanac 2013 Best Spring Planting Dates for Seeding Schedule in 100 Mile House

This Seeding Schedule is taken from the Farmer’s Almanac website, using a 100 Mile House Postal Code, and surrounding areas,  to pin point our Gardening Zones in the South Cariboo. Use this only as a guide – local knowledge is always best! Tip:   Always check the days to maturity on a packette of seeds, and […]

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South Cariboo Seed Exchange on FaceBook

Seed Saving and Seed Exchange Group in 100 Mile House We are thrilled to announce a year round meeting place for the purpose of exchanging seeds in the 100 Mile House area. In alignment with the Rebel Garden Zones’s ‘Veggie-virsity’ goals we felt the best way to accomplish this was to create a space on […]

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