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

Also in Vancouver, the Little Seed Library (based in the West End)

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