the 13th annual

Hamilton Seedy Saturday

What's Happening!?

Date: Saturday, February 3, 2024
Time: 10 am – 3 pm
Location: Hamilton Central Library (4th floor) – 55 York BLVD, Hamilton, ON

Join us for this fantastic event that brings together a wonderful community of garden-minded vendors, environmental groups, and local organizations. 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 public event will celebrate gardening in Hamilton with a focus on sustainable, local practices and products, including:

  • A community 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 local gardeners, experts, community groups
  • Children’s activities

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


Action 13
Both Sides Studio
Branching Path Farm
Crown Point Garden Club
Flamborough Horticultural Society
Garden Hamilton
Generations Marketplace
Hamilton Naturalists’ Club
Hawthorn Farm
Humble Bee
Immigrants Working Center
Mcquesten Urban Farm
Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority

Root Rescue
Roots To Justice
Sandy Shaw, MPP
Seeds of Diversity
Seeds of Imbolc
Sentimental Farm
Silver Creek Nursery
The GRDN Project
The Giving Garden
Urban Nature Store
West Coast Seeds
Worm Wrangler

Workshop Schedule

Main Event (fourth floor)

10 AM – 3 PM ongoing vendor market and seed exchange


Wentworth Room (first floor) or online via Zoom

Workshop sessions begin at 10:30 AM


Jean Jacobs & Liz Koblyk

Gardening with Native Plants



Carolyn Zanchetta

Managing Rain Where it Falls



Becky Ellis

Urban Permaculture



Kitty R. Lynn Lickers

Garden Dreaming and Starting Seeds


Family Activities

10-10:30 HPL Storytime (Hamilton Rm First Floor)

11:30-12:30 Seedling Zone Storytime

1:30-2:30 Seedling Zone Storytime


10AM – 3PM (Seedling Zone, Fourth Floor)

Seedy Saturday kids activities: seed balls, origami, crafts

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 just steps from the York Boulevard entrance.


2. Parking:
Public parking lots are located in the immediate vicinity. Free 1-hour 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, and 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.
The library is on the right-hand side.
Directions From Niagara Falls:
Take QEW Westbound to Highway 403, Hamilton
Exit at York Boulevard.
Follow York Boulevard past Bay Street and FirstOntario Centre.
The library is on the right-hand side.
Directions 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
The library is on the right-hand side.

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