Foodshare gives seed saving tips

NANAIMO - Cowichan Valley's Robin Sturley shares tips during Foodshare's upcoming lecture on seed saving.

Foodshare wants people to know how to become seed savers.

The Nanaimo organization is hosting a lecture by Cowichan Valley’s Robin Sturley to introduce people to the tradition of saving seeds for next year’s planting.

With her business partner, Nora Arjas, she sells seeds that are untreated, regionally-adapted and grown using organic practices.

The lecture is in Foodshare community garden’s gazebo, which is located at 271 Pine St. The event is 9 a.m. to noon and admission is by donation, with a suggested donation of $4.