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2017 Events

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Feb. 24-26, 2017
Market hours:
Feb. 24: 12-8pm
Feb 25: 9am-4pm

 



Event: An Honest Farewell: Toronto City Market at Honest Eds
Sponsor: Toronto for Everyone
Location: Honest Ed's
581 Bloor St W, Toronto, ON
Details: Pay homage to one of the most iconic buildings in our city, Honest Ed’s. The four-day festival brings together artists, organizations and businesses to envision the future of inclusivity, community and social innovation in Toronto through multi-faceted and interactive programming.
A key feature of this event is the Market City. Bringing together farmers markets, street markets, flea markets, antique markets, maker markets and art markets from across Toronto all under one-roof.


Feb. 25, 2017
10:00 am - 3:00 pm


Event: Toronto Botanical Garden Seedy Saturday
Sponsor: Toronto Botanical Garden
Location: Edwards Gardens - 777 Lawrence Ave E. Toronto, ON
Details: It's time to plant a seed about attending Toronto Botanical Garden's Seedy Saturday 2017. Come and see a unique mix of seed and gardening supply merchants, environmental groups providing interesting workshops. Learn what it takes to setup your own vermicomposter. See how easy it is to setup, maintain and harvest your own vermicomposting system. What size do I need? What can I feed the worms? How often do I feed them?
Find out about sprouts. Why they are considered a Superfood?


Feb. 27, 2017
7:30 pm


Event: The Simplicity of Sprouts
Sponsors: Midland Horticultural Society
Location: North Simcoe Sports & Rec Centre
527 Len Self Blvd, Midland, ON
Details: Did you know sprouts are one of nature's superfoods? Sprouts contain vitamins, minerals, fiber, protein and up to 100 times more digestive enzymes than raw vegetables. Join Cathy Nesbitt of Cathy's Sprouters to sample some sprouts and see the super simple sprout grower. Grow your own sprouts at home, school or office for a continuous supply of simple, delicious, nutritious, affordable food.


Mar. 4, 2017
10:00 am - 2:00 pm


Event: Newmarket Seedy Saturday
Sponsor: Seeds For Change
Location: Newmarket Community Centre
200 Doug Duncan Drive, Newmarket, ON
Details: It's time to plant a seed about attending Newmarket's Seedy Saturday 2017. Come and see a unique mix of seed and gardening supply merchants, environmental groups providing interesting workshops. Learn what it takes to setup your own vermicomposter. See how easy it is to setup, maintain and harvest your own vermicomposting system. What size do I need? What can I feed the worms? How often do I feed them?
Find out about sprouts. Why they are considered a Superfood?


Mar. 5, 2017
10:00 am - 3:00 pm


Event: Seedy Sunday
Sponsor: Evergreen Brick Works
Location: The Brick Works - 550 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, ON
Details: It's time to plant a seed about attendingEvergreen Brickworks Seedy Sunday 2017. Come and see a unique mix of seed and gardening supply merchants, environmental groups providing interesting workshops. Learn what it takes to setup your own vermicomposter. See how easy it is to setup, maintain and harvest your own vermicomposting system. What size do I need? What can I feed the worms? How often do I feed them?
Find out about sprouts. Why they are considered a Superfood?


Mar. 11, 2017
10:00 am - 3:00 pm


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Event: Seedy Saturday and Gardening Show - Brampton
Sponsor: Brampton Horticultural Society
Location: Century Garden Recreation Centre - 340 Vodden Street East, Brampton ON
Details: It's time to plant a seed about attending Brampton's Seedy Saturday 2017. Come and see a unique mix of seed and gardening supply merchants, environmental groups providing interesting workshops. Learn what it takes to setup your own vermicomposter. See how easy it is to setup, maintain and harvest your own vermicomposting system. What size do I need? What can I feed the worms? How often do I feed them?
Find out about sprouts. Why they are considered a Superfood?


Mar. 12, 2017
1:00 - 5:00 pm


Event: Seedy Sunday - Peterborough
Sponsor: Seeds of Diversity
Location: George St. United Church - 534 George St N Peterborough, ON
Details: It's time to plant a seed about attending The City of Peterborough's Seedy Sunday 2017. Come and see a unique mix of seed and gardening supply merchants, environmental groups providing interesting workshops. Learn what it takes to setup your own vermicomposter. See how easy it is to setup, maintain and harvest your own vermicomposting system. What size do I need? What can I feed the worms? How often do I feed them?
Find out about sprouts. Why they are considered a Superfood?


Apr. 1, 2017
11:00 am - 4:00 pm


Event: Seedy Saturday - Scarborough
Sponsor: Toronto Community Garden Network
Location: Blessed Cardinal Newman High School - 100 Brimley Road South, Toronto, ON
Details: It's time to plant a seed about attending Scarborough's Seedy Saturday 2017. Come and see a unique mix of seed and gardening supply merchants, environmental groups providing interesting workshops. Learn what it takes to setup your own vermicomposter. See how easy it is to setup, maintain and harvest your own vermicomposting system. What size do I need? What can I feed the worms? How often do I feed them?
Find out about sprouts. Why they are considered a Superfood?

 


Apr. 12, 2017
11:00 am - 1:30 pm


Event: 2nd Annual Sustainability Awareness Event
Sponsor: Humber College Postgraduate Public Relations students.
Location: Humber College - 3199 Lakeshore Blvd. West, Etobicoke, ON - (K Cottage).
Details: The Sustainability Awareness Event is a vendor fair that is sponsored by the Office of Sustainability and the Student Success & Engagement department. The objective of the event is to raise awareness about environmental issues and provide information about sustainable practices. Visit Cathy & learn what it takes to setup your own vermicomposter. See how easy it is to setup, maintain and harvest your own vermicomposting system. What size do I need? What can I feed the worms? How often do I feed them? Also find out about sprouts. Why they are considered a Superfood?

 


Apr. 21, 2017
11:00 am - 2:00 pm

*** Earth Week Event ***

Event: The Wonder of Worms & the Simplicity of Sprouts
Sponsor: Scholastic
Location: Scholastic - 175 Hillmount Road - Markham, ON
Details: Learn all about worms and Vermicomposting - a viable solution for anywhere not being served by an organic collection program or access to outdoor composting. Discover how worms convert organic matter into nature's finest soil amendment known as castings. Feed the soil, not the plant. During the presentation, vermicomposting is explained from set-up to harvest. Sprouts are considered nature's superfood. Learn how to grow sprouts in 24-48 hours. Adding sprouts to your life adds life to your life.


Apr. 22, 2017
Downtown branch
10:00 - 12:00 noon
Painswick branch
1:30 - 3:30 pm

*** Earth Week Event ***

Event: The Wonder of Worms & the Simplicity of Sprouts
Sponsors: Barrie Public Library
Locations:
Downtown Branch - 60 Worsley St. Barrie
Painswick Branch - 48 Dean Ave. Barrie
Details: Learn all about worms and Vermicomposting - a viable solution for anywhere not being served by an organic collection program or access to outdoor composting. Discover how worms convert organic matter into nature's finest soil amendment known as castings. Feed the soil, not the plant. During the presentation, vermicomposting is explained from set-up to harvest. Sprouts are considered nature's superfood. Learn how to grow sprouts in 24-48 hours. Adding sprouts to your life adds life to your life.


Apr. 27, 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm:
Area schools only.
1:00 pm - 7:30 pm:
Open.


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Event: Building Nature Connection III
Sponsor: Bakersfield Public School
Location: Bakersfield Public School
121 Mistysugar Trail Thornhill, ON
Details: Learn all about worms and Vermicomposting - a viable solution for anywhere not being served by an organic collection program or access to outdoor composting. Discover how worms convert organic matter into nature's finest soil amendment known as castings. Feed the soil, not the plant. During the presentation, vermicomposting is explained from set-up to harvest. Sprouts are considered nature's superfood. Learn how to grow sprouts in 24-48 hours. Adding sprouts to your life adds life to your life.


May. 18, 2017
7:00 pm


Event: The Wonder of Worms & the Simplicity of Sprouts
Sponsor: Trenton Horticultural Society
Location:Trenton United Church
85 Dundas Street East, Trenton, ON
Details: Learn all about worms and Vermicomposting - a viable solution for anywhere not being served by an organic collection program or access to outdoor composting. Discover how worms convert organic matter into nature's finest soil amendment known as castings. Feed the soil, not the plant. During the presentation, vermicomposting is explained from set-up to harvest. Sprouts are considered nature's superfood. Learn how to grow sprouts in 24-48 hours. Adding sprouts to your life adds life to your life.


May 27, 2017
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

 


Event: Beeton Honey & Garden Festival
Sponsor: Town of Beeton
Location: Main St. Beeton, ON
Details: David Allanson Jones was a storekeeper and postmaster who settled in the small West Gwillimbury community of Clarksville during the 1860's. Across Europe and North America, David A. Jones became known as the Bee King of the Nineteenth Century. In 1875, Clarksville was renamed Bee Town in his honour. Eventually the spelling was changed to the short British form, Beeton.
The quaint Victorian Main Street will be lined with over 170 vendors selling items for the home, garden and you! Snap up that perfect vintage table at our Antique Alley, purchase an Alpaca sweater at our International Bazaar, or a one-of-a-kind piece of art at the SSAC Artist & Artisan Marketplace. Visit the Cathy's Crawly Composters booth and find out what's new with the worms and sprouters.


Oct. 21, 2017
7:00 pm

Event: The Wonder of Worms & the Simplicity of Sprouts
Sponsor: Mississauga Master Gardeners
Location: Mississauga, ON
Details: Learn all about worms and Vermicomposting - a viable solution for anywhere not being served by an organic collection program or access to outdoor composting. Discover how worms convert organic matter into nature's finest soil amendment known as castings. Feed the soil, not the plant. During the presentation, vermicomposting is explained from set-up to harvest. Sprouts are considered nature's superfood. Learn how to grow sprouts in 24-48 hours. Adding sprouts to your life adds life to your life.

 


** Past Events **

Feb. 4, 2017
(11:30 am - 1:30 pm)

 


Event: Environmental and Sustainability Education Eco-Fair
Sponsor: U of T. - Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE)
Location: OISE Library
252 Bloor St. W. Toronto ON
Details: Environmental and Sustainability Education is a pillar of education in Ontario, and at OISE we strive to integrate these concepts and practices into our teaching and learning. The goal of the Eco-Fair, now in its 5th year, is to share educational initiatives in ESE by local community organizations and NGOs with our students, faculty and staff. Our students and faculty at OISE are active, engaged, and above all, eager to learn more about the valuable work carried out by organizations like yours. The Eco-Fair is also a great networking opportunity for organizations seeking interns and volunteers since our students are seeking May internship locations in January.

Free, but registration required at: www.studentservices.oise.utoronto.ca/workshops.aspx


Feb. 4, 2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Event: Brantford Seedy Saturday
Sponsor: Grand River Community Health Centre
Location: 363 Colbourne St. Brantford ON, N3S 3N2
Details: It's time to plant a seed about attending The City of Brantford's Seedy Saturday 2017. Come and see a unique mix of seed and gardening supply merchants, environmental groups providing interesting workshops. Learn what it takes to setup your own vermicomposter. See how easy it is to setup, maintain and harvest your own vermicomposting system. What size do I need? What can I feed the worms? How often do I feed them?
Find out about sprouts. Why they are considered a Superfood?


Feb. 1, 2017
(8:00 am - 2:00 pm)

 


Event: Vaughan Business Expo
Sponsor: Vaughan Business Enterprise Centre
Location: The Terrace Banquet Centre
1680 Creditstone Road, Vaughan, ON
Details: The Vaughan Business Enterprise Centre (VBEC), in partnership with the Province of Ontario and the Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs (ONE), invites you to the 15th Annual Vaughan Business Expo. Kickstart your year.


Jan. 28 - Jan 29, 2017
Sat. 9 am - 5:30 pm
Sun. 10 am - 4:30 pm

 

Event: 35th Annual Guelph Organic Conference & Expo
Sponsor: Various
Location: University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario
Details: Organics, what's the buzz? Canada's Premiere Organic Event! This four-day event will feature over 150 booths, workshops, seminars and expert panels. Find out all about Sprouts and Sprouting. Why are Sprouts considered a Superfood? How about Vermicomposting? Is this the year to start your worm bin? Be sure to visit Cathy's Crawly Composters booth on the lower level


Free admission to marketplace - Free Weekend Parking.

 


Jan. 25, 2017
(11:30 am)

 


Event: Networking Lunch
Location: Don Cherry's Sports Grill
100 Dissette Street, Bradford, ON
Details: Join Cathy as she presents "Marketing on a Shoestring". Find out some of Cathy's best marketing tips in this fun and interactive talk.



Jan. 11, 2017
(1:00 pm)


Event: Sprouting Workshop
Sponsor: Gilda's Club
Location: 10 Quarry Ridge Road, Barrie, ON
Details: Gilda's Club is a free program of social and emotional support for anyone who is feeling the impact of cancer. Gilda´s Club is a place to find inspiration in a community atmosphere with others who are facing cancer. Cathy will be speaking about the health benefits of sprouting. Did you know sprouts are one of nature's superfoods? Sprouts contain vitamins, minerals, fiber, protein and up to 100 times more digestive enzymes than raw vegetables. Grow your own sprouts at home, school or office for a continuous supply of simple, delicious, nutritious, affordable food.


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Cathy's Crawly Composters

Bradford, Ontario
Local: (905) 775-9495
Toll Free: 1-888-775-9495
email: cathy@cathyscomposters.com