Best Seed Suppliers for British Columbia, Canada

 In food-forests, grow-food

Are you Looking for places to buy seeds?

These are the trusted local seed companies I recommend you use to order seeds for your garden.

Salt Spring Seeds

Salt Spring Seeds offers heritage and heirloom seeds for organic gardeners grown in my hometown of Salt Spring Island BC. Dan Jason is a plant breeder and author committed to empowering people to grow their own food and save their own seeds. 

Eagleridge Seeds

Eagleridge Seeds provides endangered heirloom seeds organically grown on Salt Spring Island, BC.  Marsha Goldberg is a founding director of the Salt Spring Sanctuary society and provides her clients with great advice, and quality organic seeds.

Baker Creed (Rare Seeds)

Baker Creek is one of the best places to buy heirloom garden seeds online. With rare flowers and herb, Baker Creek offers non GMO open pollinated seeds.

West Coast Seeds

West Coast Seeds LogoWest Coast Seeds offers untreated seeds of organic growing. This includes hundreds of non GMO vegetable, flower and herb seeds for organic growing and sustainable farming. Our recommended picks from West Coast seeds to add to your food forest are butterfly blend, Organic Chives, and borage.

Johnnys Seeds

Johnnys seeds serves small specialty growers and offers a variety of superior seed for vegetables, herbs and flower seeds. Johnnys has a large selection of certified organic seed. They’ve got a great selection of seeds but shipping tends to be a bit expensive to Canada, so check with other seed suppliers first. Our recommended picks from Johnnys seeds

Gretas Organic Seeds

Gretas organic gardens provides a great selection of certified organic, open pollinated seeds. Greta offers many old fashioned varieties and preserves rare vegetable heritage. A hidden gem I found while in Ottawa, Ontario.

OSC Seeds

OSC Seeds is the largest Canadian owned and operated seed packet company. It provides over 30 herbs, 250 vegetables and over 300 flowers suitable for Canada’s climates. OSC is also a leader in wildflower and native restoration seed blends.

Adaptive Seeds

Adaptive Seeds provides pacific northwest grown, open pollinated, and organic seed. Their catalog is full of robust, productive varieties as well as rare adaptive gems. Grown in Oregon, US their seed is a great fit for organic Canadian gardens.

Satinflower Nurseries

Satinflower Nurseries offers one of the largest native plant seed selections on Southern Vancouver Island. Seeds are collected from our own stock and sold in pre-made mixes, packages, and in wholesale quantities. We also offer custom mixes suited to a variety of conditions and customer needs. Seed orders can be picked up from the nursery or mailed to your business or home.

Nigel Kay
I grow food, plant trees, maintain orchards, and design ecosystems that help families become healthier and happier.
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