Seed Libraries in BC

Below are listed Seed Libraries and organizations that support seed sharing in British Columbia. Click the name of each for more detailed information.

There’s also a Facebook Group for BC Seed Library organizers.

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Seed Libraries

Castlegar Seed Library – At the Public Library.

Chetwynd Seed Library – Located at the Chetwynd Public Library

Dan McMurray Community Seed Bank – Supported by the Creston Valley Food Action Coalition.

East Van Seed Library – Operating solely out of EAST VAN houses, neighborhoods & gardens.

Galiano – Seed Library of Galiano

Hudsons Hope Seed Library – Hosted by the Hudsons Hope Public Library

Kalamalka Seed Library – The Okanagan College Seed Library at the Vernon Campus Library.

Kamploops Seed Library – An initiative of the Kamloops Food Policy Council

Kwantlen Polytechnique Seed Library – At the Langley Campus Library.

Lillooet Seed Library – Operated by Lillooet Food Matters

North Vancouver Seed Library – At the North Vancouver City Library.

Pemberton Seed Library – Operated by Stewardship Pemberton Society

Richmond Seed Library – Hosted by Richmond Food Security.

Salt Spring Island Seed Library – The Radicle Seed Library at the Salt Spring Island Public Library

Squamish Seed Library – Hosted by the Squamish Climate Action Network.

Summerland Seed Library – Hosted at the Summerland Branch of the Okanagan Regional Library sing the fall of 2015.

Sunshine Coast Seed Libraries – At the Roberts Creek and Sechelt Public Libraries.

Surrey Seed Library – At Surrey Libraries’ Ocean Park Branch.

UBC Seed Library – Operated by UBC Library

Vancouver Seed Library – various seed sharing projects listed in multiple neighborhoods of Vancouver, supported by Village Vancouver Transition Society.

Also in Vancouver, the Grandview Woodland Community Seed Library

Victoria Seed Library – A partnership of LifeCycles and the Greater Victoria Public Library.

Whitehorse Seed Library – Operating out of the Energy, Mines and Resources Library.

Organizations/Networks

Bauta Family Initiative for Canadian Seed Security – Funding and resources for seed saving across Canada.

Farm Folk/City Folk – Resources and campaigns to support seed security in BC.

Salt Spring Seed Sanctuary – Seed sharing program and seed saving resources.

Seeds of Diversity – Canada’s premier seed library – they also list Seedy Saturdays in Canada

Central Island Seed Savers Network – supporting seed saving and sharing on central Vancouver Island – no website, contact: jenandbearit@gmail.com