10AM- 3PM



Date: Saturday February 4, 2023
Time: 10am-3pm
Location: Central Library

Join us for this fantastic event that brings together a wonderful community of like minded vendors, environmental groups, and local organizations. As always our goal is to host the community seed exchange, promote sustainable and local products and practices and share knowledge through workshops and presentations. Seedy Saturday is the ‘go to’ place for anyone and everyone interested in backyard gardening, edible gardening, pollinator gardens, sustainability, heirloom and organic seed supplies and more! Join us to enjoy a wide range of vendors and exhibitors.

This event will celebrate gardening in Hamilton with a public event focused on sustainable, local practices and products including:

  • Seed Exchange
  • Seed and garden supply vendors selling quality seeds with heritage and heirloom varieties
  • Free garden workshops and educational demonstrations throughout the day
  • Opportunities for meeting and networking with other gardeners and experts
  • Children’s activities

 Follow us through our Facebook event Seedy Saturday Hamilton for updates.


Directions & Parking

Know before you go:
1. Active Transportation:
Bus Routes:
Any bus that stops at the MacNab Street Terminal and/or at King & James St
HSR 7 – Locke EB @ Bus Stop # 2986HSR 8 – York EB @ Bus Stop # 2986HSR 4 – Bayfront EB @ Bus Stop # 1014The MacNab bus terminal is a short walk through Jackson Square

Bike racks: 

Located in front of the Market just west of the York Boulevard entrance, next to the Hamilton Public Library. A Hamilton Bike Share hub is located just steps away from the York Boulevard entrance.

2. Parking:
Public parking lots are located in the immediate vicinity. Free 1 Hr public parking is available at the York Boulevard Parkette
Other nearby parking lots can be found at: 96 James St North, 80 Main St West, 14 Vine St, 106 Bay St North, 22 Bay St North at King St West.

3. Directions 

Directions From Toronto:Take Highway 401 to Highway 403.
Exit at York Boulevard.
Follow York Boulevard past Bay Street and FirstOntario Centre.
Library is on the right-hand side.From Niagara Falls:Take QEW Westbound to Highway 403, Hamilton
Exit at York Boulevard.
Follow York Boulevard past Bay Street and FirstOntario Centre.
Library is on the right-hand side.From Brantford:Take Highway 403 to Hamilton.
Exit at Main Street East.
Follow Main Street to Bay Street.
Turn left onto Bay Street.
Follow Bay Street to York Boulevard and turn right past FirstOntario Centre
Library is on the right-hand side.

For more information visit HPL >>

What's Happening!?

Workshop Schedule

Past Events

  • Seed Sorting Social 

Green Venutre will host a Seed Sorting Party on Monday, January 16th, 2023, 6 – 8 PM at Eco House 22 Veevers Drive Hamilton, ON L8K 5P5 🌱

Please join the staff of Green Venture for an evening of seed sorting and socializing. We are asking folks from the community to lend a hand in organizing seeds for the free seed exchange at Seedy Saturday Hamilton, happening on February 4th, 2023 at the Central Library. Bring any locally harvested, heirloom, or native seeds to donate, or just show up and join in.

🌱Please Register on Eventbrite or by emailing the garden programs coordinator :

  • The Seeds of Vandana Shiva Screening 

January 22, 2023 @ 3:00 PM

Screening at The Westdale

1014 King St W, Hamilton, ON L8S 1L4

Further Information & Sponsors

Become a Seedy Saturday Volunteer. Apply to be a volunteer >>>

We would like to say THANK YOU to our current Partners and Sponsors including:

Mohawk Sustainability

Hamilton Public Library

Dundurn National Historic Site

Seedy Saturday would not be possible without them. We also want to thank the community who continue to come back each year to the Seedy Saturday event and make a donation at the door and in the seed swap room. Your contribution is greatly appreciated! We are always looking for sponsors to help support us in running this free public event. Become a Sponsor >>>. 

If you have any questions about becoming a sponsor please contact

In the Media

Seedy Saturday Throughout the Years

Recap: Hamilton Seedy Saturday 2022

  On February 5th and 12th Green Venture hosted Hamilton’s Seedy Saturday virtual presentations to hear from garden experts about garden planning, connecting with the land, creating pockets of nature, restoring Canada’s ecosystems, individual actions, and so much more. On February 19th and 26th, Hamilton gardeners from all over the city joined us for our…

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That’s a wrap on Seedy Saturday 2020!

This year’s Seedy Saturday was a great success!  Our attendance was the highest ever recorded for a Hamilton Seedy Saturday with 832 people.  That is almost 200 people more than last year! We had 30 vendors including seed vendors, environmental businesses and community groups. The workshops were very well attended with 95 guests enjoying them. …

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