For over 10 years FarmFolk CityFolk has been working closely with vegetable seed growers and seed companies across BC and is a regional partner for the Bauta Family Initiative on Canadian Seed Security. We deliver workshops, field days, and conduct research with a long-term vision of a thriving ecological seed sector in BC that produces high-quality seed crops at a commercial scale.

Upcoming Events

Seed Farm Open House and Solstice Celebration

Seed Farm Open House and Solstice Celebration

June 21 @ 2:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for our first open house at the new FarmFolk CityFolk Research and Education Seed Farm in Abbotsford!

Commercial Organic Vegetable Seed Production - Abbotsford

Commercial Organic Vegetable Seed Production - Abbotsford

June 27 @ 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

With morning workshops and an afternoon field day portion, this day promises to offer a wealth of organic seed production knowledge.

Commercial Organic Vegetable Seed Production – Creston

Commercial Organic Vegetable Seed Production – Creston

July 10 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

With morning workshops and an afternoon field day portion, this day promises to offer a wealth of organic seed production knowledge.

Mobile Seed Cleaner Summer Tour

Mobile Seed Cleaner Summer Tour

June 21 - July 27

Come check out the mobile seed cleaner one one of its many stops across BC this summer

Fundamentals of Organic On-farm Plant Breeding

Fundamentals of Organic On-farm Plant Breeding

August 5 - August 6

Join the Northern Organic Vegetable Improvement Collaborative (NOVIC) team for a two-day workshop focused on organic plant breeding.

2019 BC Seed Gathering

2019 BC Seed Gathering

Nov. 8 and 9, KPU Richmond

Join us for the 4th Biennial BC Seed Gathering at KPU in Richmond.

Featured Projects and Resources

Citizen Seed Trial

Citizen Seed Trial

Supported by Metro Vancouver, the Citizen Seed Trial is entering its third year in 2019. Our aim is to bring growers of all scales into the seed conversation.

NEW! FFCF Seed Farm

NEW! FFCF Seed Farm

On March 1, 2019 FarmFolk CityFolk signed a lease on 3-1/2 acres of certified organic land in Abbotsford to launch the FarmFolk CityFolk Research & Education Seed Farm.

BC Seed Trials & CANOVI

BC Seed Trials & CANOVI

We hope to identify varieties which perform best in each region as well as those varieties which can be scaled up for bulk seed production.

Mobile Seed Cleaner

Mobile Seed Cleaner

The mobile seed cleaner houses a selection of seed processing tools to help seed growers scale up production

Resource Directory

Resource Directory

Check out our resource directory to find all things seed: suppliers, publications, equipment, and more!

Seed Enterprise Budgets

Seed Enterprise Budgets

Check out our seed enterprise budget spreadsheet tool to help you calculate the production costs and potential revenue of your seeds crops.

Blog

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