Innisfil Seed Library Workshops




Innisfil Seed Library is excited to host a Community Seed Swap during the Innisfil Farmers’ Market's special event, Fall Harvest & Celebrating Our Environment. It's a wonderful opportunity to add seeds to your collection for next spring!

Here's how it works: Bring some of your most recent home harvested or open pollinated commercial seeds to exchange for other seeds at the Innisfil Seed Library guest exhibitor table. Be sure they're well packaged and labelled with as much info as possible. We'll also accept small donations in exchange.

Seed swaps are a wonderful way to find and learn about new or unusual seeds to introduce into your garden. It's also a chance to find good ole garden staples. Please join us!

Offsite - Innisfil Farmers' Market during Fall Harvest & Celebrating Our Environment 
Thursday October 5,  2:00pm - 7:00pm



The Innisfil Seed Library is pleased to offer an upcoming seed saving workshop in partnership with the Simcoe County Libraries Immigrant Hub Project and the Simcoe County Master Gardeners.

Join local Master Gardener Linda Peacock for a fun, informative, hands-on afternoon learning about saving seeds from common garden vegetables and exploring the not-so-common ones grown in other countries. Fresh, healthy, safe homegrown food is possible for everyone no matter how much space you have to grow. You will learn all of the stages of handling seeds: when to grow them, how to check if they are viable, and how to properly collect and store them for future growing.

We encourage newcomers to Canada and our community to participate: we'd love to learn from you as well! All levels of gardening experience welcome.

Bring your questions, seeds, pictures and anything else to explore this important topic.

Free to attend. Registration required.

Innisfil ideaLAB & Library, Lakeshore Branch, Community Room
Sunday, October 22, 2:00pm to 4:00pm



Learn to Grow Garlic at Home!

Learn how to grow garlic in your home garden, even in the smallest area! We'll show you how to select and prep your garden bed before and after planting, how to divide your garlic bulbs properly to ensure a healthy harvest next year, and how to space and plant your cloves. We'll also discuss what to expect from your garlic patch from fall planting to late summer harvesting. It's a long growing period but so worth it!

Free to attend. Registration required.

Innisfil ideaLAB & Library, Cookstown Branch
Saturday, October 28, 2:00pm to 3:00pm


967 Innisfil Beach Road
Innisfil, ON L9S 1V3


2282 4th Line
Innisfil, ON, L0L 1K0


20 Church Street
Cookstown, ON L0L 1L0


7883 Yonge Street
Innisfil, ON L9S 1K8