Heirloom Seed Sanctuary in the news!
- April 25, 2019
- The Whig - Sisters confident heirloom seeds will be 'treasured for the future'
An emotional ceremony marked the passing of the Heirloom Seed Sanctuary, tended for the past two decades by the Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul, to two regional organizations that have committed to ensuring the preservation of the seeds into the future.
- April 23, 2019
- Global News - Kingston's Sisters of Providence donate heirloom seeds to local organizations
For the last 20 years, Kingston’s Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul have been the caretakers of almost 300 heirloom seeds.
- April 22, 2019
- Global News - A Heirloom Seed Rematriation Ceremony will involve the Mohawk people of Tyendinaga
Sister Diane Brennen is a guest on the CKWS Morning Show to talk about the Heirloom Seed Rematriation Ceremony.
- August 22, 2018
- Heirloom Seed Sanctuary on Time of Your Life - CFRC Radio 101.9FM
Cate Henderson of the Heirloom Seed Sanctuary was interviewed by CFRC Queens radio host Elizabeth Macdonald and this recording was done with permission, 101.9FM.
- March 21, 2018
- Heirloom Seed Sanctuary on The County Naturally - Picton Radio 99.3FM
Cate Henderson of the Heirloom Seed Sanctuary was interviewed by Picton Radio host Pamela Stagg and this recording was provided courtesy of Picton Radio, 99.3FM.
- December 22, 2016
- CBC Ideas - Seed Banks: re-sowing paradise
This episode of CBC's Ideas features the Heirloom Seed Sanctuary. The Seed Sanctuary section starts at about 37 minutes and 10 seconds into the program.
- April 22, 2015
- Seed project Providence Sisters' gift to community
The Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul based in Kingston, Ont., have found a unique way to honour creation through their Heirloom Seed Project.
- March 27, 2014
- Swapping Seeds at Seedy Saturday
Growers like nothing more than exploring new gardening options for the (hopefully!) upcoming spring. That was the case at Oso Hall on March 22 where organizers of the Sharbot Lake Farmers Market included a number of heritage seed vendors in their usual line-up of regular market vendors.
- August 24, 2014
- The Whig - Heirloom Tomato Celebration
An annual heirloom tomato celebration strives to remind Kingstonians to help preserve our local seed heritage.