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Canadian Seed Conversation
June 22, 2011
Canadian Seed Conversation

Heirloom Seed Sanctuary participates in Canadian Seed Conversation: Building a Seed And Food Security System in Canada

Sanctity of Seed
May 4, 2010
Sanctity of Seed

Sanctity of Seed, a film produced by the Sisters of Providence and directed by Kingstonian Val Westgate, premiered at the Kingston public library on March 10.

Holy work on holy ground
May 4, 2010
Holy work on holy ground

Today’s Holy work on Holy ground is the tag line of Val Westgate’s new instructional video. Indeed, Holy work is taking place out on these Holy grounds, even as I, the farmer, try to take my winter rest! 

Fall Equinox - time to reflect
November 8, 2009
Fall Equinox - time to reflect

Autumn officially arrived at 5:19 a.m. on Tuesday, September 22, 2009 — the autumnal equinox, or fall equinox. 

Earth Day
June 25, 2009
Earth Day

Earth Day remains Canada’s strongest voice in promoting a sustainable environment. Ecologist Sister Shirley Morris suggests we should acknowledge the earth every day.

Busy time in the gardens
June 25, 2009
Busy time in the gardens

It is spring again! One year ago you may have been reading an article in this paper introducing the new Organic Gardener and Seed Saver, Cate Henderson. Thanks to you Sisters I am still here, having made it through one year of intense learning about saving vegetable seeds!

Seeds get national recognition
August 13, 2008
Seeds get national recognition

The Heirloom Seed Sanctuary has received national recognition for its contribution to the environment.

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