SUDBURY GARDENING FESTIVAL 
Parkside Centre (YMCA) - Saturday May 25, 2019 - 9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 
 

VENDORS AND EXHIBITORS
PARTICIPATING IN THIS YEAR'S SUDBURY GARDENING FESTIVAL
 (As vendors and exhibitors are confirmed they will be added to this page!)

GARDEN CENTRES

 

PLANTS AND PRODUCE

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DALEW FARMS
10781 Highway 64, Lavigne, ON  P0H 1R0
We are very passionate about small scale ecological agriculture and we work extremely hard to grow the healthiest and most nutritious food we can each season in and environmentally sustainable way while also supporting our local economy by patronising local suppliers.  We will provide information about the raising and sale of grass-fed beef and lamb at our booth..

GEO-GREEN GROWERS
PO Box 197, Nepewassi Lake Road, Markstay, ON  P0M 2G0
Geo-Green Growers in Markstay sells locally grown, all natural produce, as well as homemade preservative-free jams and preserves  At their outdoor booth you will be able to purchase  flowers, herbs, bedding plants, aloe vera, and preserves

LEWIS' HARDY FRUIT TREES
204 Simon Lake Drive, P.O. Box 175, Naughton, ON P0M 2M0
Ron Lewis in Naughton sells high quality fruit trees, fruit bushes and grapes for climate zones 2 and 3.  He is a frequent speaker at local horticultural events and meetings where he shares gardening information and offers excellent advice about the growing of hardy fruit trees in northern climates.

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McGROWS FARMS AND GARDENS
360 Goodwill Drive, Garson, ON  P3L 1E8
Our mission is to provide our customers with top quality, locally produced, fresh picked, and organically grown produce. In addition to this we sell organic vegetable starts and an assortment of annual bedding plants. We do this in a sustainable way without the use of pesticides, chemically engineered fertilizers, or genetically modified seeds.  Our team consists of a retired horticulturist, two high school students, a graduate from Sir Sanford Fleming in sustainable agriculture, and a farm manager. We feel it is important to have the youth of today engaged, employed, and learning new skills. 
McGrows Farms began in 1996 with a passion to grow fresh, locally produced, organic vegetables, fruits, pickled products, vegetable starts, and an assortment of annual bedding plants.

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NORTHERN AIRPLANTS

131 Dennison Street, King City, ON  L7B 1B8
Come and make your own custom airplant terrarium or buy a pre-made one.  With lots of glassware, gravel, sand, and other decor items, your terrarium is guaranteed to be as unique as the air plant that you choose to put into it.  Air plants, also known as Tillandsia, are unique, easy to care for, rootless plants which are perfect for any level of plant keeper.  No roots, No worries!

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NORTHERN ONTARIO AGRI-FOOD EDUCATION AND MARKETING
1540 Highway 17 East, Wahnapitae, ON  P0M 3C0

Northern Ontario Agri-Food Education and Marketing Inc. (NOAFEM for short) was established to increase consumers awareness of the Ontario agri-food industry, highlighting northern and local production. As a non-profit group we rely on the support of people like you to help us achieve our goals. We endeavour to maintain a positive image of agriculture through the education of the consumer. Our school programs and community projects help us to accomplish just that. 
We will be promoting giant pumpkins, selling plants and sharing vermiculture opportunities at the Festival.

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NORTHERN WILDFLOWERS
11 Amberwood Drive West, Naughton, ON  P0M 2M0
Northern Wildflowers is a small family business in Sudbury Ontario. Our mission is to provide Sudburians the tools to do their part in continuing to re-green the Sudbury landscape, starting in their very own backyards.

We currently sell over 100 species of native plants, seeds and plant products. All of our plants are non-GMO, open pollinated and ethically collected from local seed sources. We do not use any chemicals on our products whatsoever.

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SUCRERIE SEGUIN SUGARBUSH AND CREEKBEND FARM

28 Poirier Road, Lavigne, ON  P0H 1R0

Our team of Daniel and Tracy Séguin with Louise (Séguin) and Michel Demers are fourth generation sugar makers. Together with family members and friends, we continue to share the annual springtime ritual of transforming the rich maple water into golden syrup on our wood-fired evaporator.  As we produce our maple syrup, sugar, butter and jelly, sugarbush health and sustainability, energy conservation and food safety are always at the forefront. The historical and cultural elements of the art of sugar making are never forgotten!

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THREE FORKS FARM
719 Sutcliffe Rd, Warren, ON  P0H 2N0

Located in Warren Ontario, Three Forks Farms is run by Eric  and Peggy. We care about the food we grow, the animals we work with and the impact we have on the land. Our goal is to share these values with you, to provide the best organically raised foods that are healthy, nutritious and safe.  We focus on growing pastured raised  organic chicken and a variety of vegetables for sale through our CSA program,  at farmers markets in Sudbury, North Bay and  Sudbury.  All our food is certified organic under the Canadian Organic Standard and is verified by Eco-Cert Canada .
Vegetable transplants and seeds will be available  for purchase at our booth.

GARDENING SUPPLIES AND SERVICES

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ANNELID CYCLE
Missisauga, Ontario
Annelid Cycle produces naturally effective plant nutrients derived from rich, earthworm castings. Castings are a natural bio-product from vermicomposting organic material, making our products sustainable and environmentally responsible. With the help of our “environmental technicians” otherwise known as red wigglers and our proprietary continuous-flow system, castings are produced on a large scale using strict quality control standards. Only organic food waste and other high quality compost sources are accepted. No animal manure or harmful products are used.

Check out our naturally effective worm castings and liquid extracts that promote a strong root system and healthy plant growth.

FAUX ROCKS
620 Ramsey Lake Road, Sudbury, ON  P3E 6H5
We are proud to be the exclusive Canadian distributor of Dekorra Products Rock Enclosures. FauxRocks can be used to conceal a variety of different items in your landscape. With our large variety of available sizes and shapes we are sure to have the right rock for your application.  Your landscaping project is almost finished and you wish you could do something about the well head or pipe that sticks up right in the middle of your flower garden or perhaps an unsightly septic cover draws all the attention.  Choose from our fake rock models! Lightweight, extremely durable and with a natural look that will blend in with your existing landscape. If you don’t know which model to choose, take a look at our inspiration page to see which fake rocks are appropriate for your needs.

MY BEAUTIFUL YARD PROFESSIONAL LANDSCAPE SERVICES
296 Silver Lake Rd, Sudbury, ON P3G 1J9
Christine Mick provides landscaping services to clients from Sudbury and Manitoulin Island.

GARDEN ART

AL CREATIVES
2618 Red Deer Lake Road North, Wahnapitae, ON  P0M 3C0

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A.L. Creatives Shop has been created to easily offer unique hand painted leaf art by Alexandra Lalande.
Each piece is inspired by nature, wildlife, and simplicity. By painting on leaves it reduces our waste and carbon footprint. I hope that this art may aid to raise further awareness for conservation and waste reduction. 

Each leaf is carefully collected in Ontario in the fall, dried and then hand-painted with one of a kind art.

BEDARD CUTLERY ART
521 Bois Street, Espanola, ON  P3E 1A7
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Josh Bedard from Espanola transforms cutlery and other recycled materials into art for your garden.

BURNT THINGS
329 Britannia Road, Huntsville, ON  RR#2 P1H 2J3
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Sharon Sheils from Huntsville creates wood-burnt Muskoka scenes on boxes, crates, paddles, frames, etc. -  almost anything wood. All designs are freehand drawings by Sharon and therefore each is one of a kind.

DLR PHOTOGRAPHY
1-807 Ontario Street, Sudbury, Ontario P3E 4L1
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To hone her photography skills Dani Lynn Redgrift has taken several courses at Cambrian College (with Stacy Lalonde)  in Sudbury as well as workshops through Canadore College (with Paul Cheviers)  in North Bay,  with Peter Baumgarten on Manitoulin Island, Brian Merry in Chetticamp, Nova Scotia and Don Komarechka from Barrie, Ontario.  She has been published many times in the Northern Life in Sudbury as well as the North Bay Nugget in North Bay along with several online photography magazines. One of her photographs was used for the cover of the 2014 (June) Yellow Pages Phone book for the Sault Ste. Marie/ Elliot Lake and Algoma District.  At her booth you will be able to purchase matted/framed prints, matted prints, prints on canvas, wood and metal, greeting cards, note cards, gift cards/tags and bookmarks all featuring her photography.

Don't miss Dani Lynn's presentation in the SPEAKERS CORNER at 1:30 p.m.
She will also offer a hands-on photography session for those who register in advance.

FIFTH AVENUE COLLECTION
197 Third Ave, Sudbury, ON  P3B 3P9
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Fifth Avenue Collection, an internationally renowned fine fashion jewellery company, is a pioneer in the social selling and creating entrepreneurial opportunities for women. This family owned company grew from a hobby that began many years ago. The Butler family began by cutting and polishing gemstones in the basement of their home. Twenty five years later, three generations of the family hold key positions in running and managing the company. We showcase our unique, versatile and fashion forward collections through fun, flexible and innovative in-home social shopping sessions. Our talented Jewellery Stylists provide high quality, on-trend jewellery designs direct to their customers.

Visit Mary Mancini-Felhaber's booth to purchase garden-themed fashion jewelry - 100% pure of nickel, lead and cadmium

FROM BETTY'S BRUSH

232 Seventh Ave. Lively, ON  P3Y 1M5
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Betty Budgell will be selling her decorative items painted on glass, wood, rocks, etc.  Watch for her indoor booth in the Kinsmen Rooms at Parkside Centre.

GARDEN ART BY SHERYN
1367 Wedgewood Drive, Sudbury ON P3A3E3
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Sheryn creates beautiful concrete leaves from real leaves, as well as other concrete creations for your garden.  Sheryn's popular garden craft work can be found at many local shows throughout the year.  You'll want to pick pick up one of her unique creations at her outdoor booth near the front entrance to the YMCA Centre for Life.

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GIBSON'S GARDEN ACCENTS
9558 Lovers Lane, Mount Forest, ON  N0G 2L0

Kim and Herb Gibson sell Canadian handmade items for your garden. Their garden accents include birdhouses, metal flowers and old wooden windows.  Watch for their outdoor booth near the main entrance to  the YMCA building.

LITTLE ART GARAGE
c/o Parkside Centre - 140 Durham Street, Sudbury, ON  P3E 3M7
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I offer a one day workshop where everyone can bring out their inner artist and learn how to sculpt with fabric and liquid Paverpol to make a sculpture that you can keep outside year round. No experience necessary. Paverpol is a liquid glue and fabric hardener made to cure rock-hard, sculptures and statues are weather resistant after hardening, and can withstand snow, frost, wind, rain, and sun. 

SUE PAINTS
61 Kipling Court, Sudbury, ON  P3A 1E2
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Visit Sue Lemay's booth to purchase her decorative folk art painting for your garden.  At her booth in the Kinsmen Rooms at the Parkside Centre she will be showcasing her stepping stones, gardening shovels, small banners, garden stakes, and garden art.

TERRACOTTA TEXTILES
308 - 30 Notre Dame Avenue, Sudbury, ON  P3C 5K2
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Barbara Smatlanek creates works of art from clay for the garden enthusiast.  Visit her at her outdoor booth in from of the YMCA Centre for Life during the Festival.

THRU THE LOOKING GLASS
8 Underhill Crescent, Aurora, ON  L4G 5G1
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Joan Vetesse from Aurora, Ontario will be returning to the Festival this year with her home and garden decor.

TREASURED GARDENS BY LYNE
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1283 Perreault Drive, Chelmsford, ON  P0M 1L0

Lyne D'Aoust from Chelmsford creates up-cycled indoor/outdoor glass decor such as flowers, angels, bird feeders and mushrooms for your home or garden.

WINDSONG
51 Charlotte Avenue, Chelmsford, ON  P0M 1L0 
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Lucinda O'Link will be selling her wind chimes and sun catchers at her outdoor booth.

HEALTH AND WELLNESS

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CANADIAN BLOOD SERVICES
944 Barrydowne Road, Sudbury, ON  P3A 3V3
Would you like to be a lifesaver? One hour of your time can benefit the lives of up to 3 hospital patients. Please visit our booth to book your appointment to donate blood. Only 4% of the eligible Canadian population donates blood and keeps blood products on the shelves in 732 hospitals around the country. 

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PUBLIC HEALTH SUDBURY AND DISTRICT
1300 Paris Street, Sudbury, ON  P3E 3A3
With a head office in Greater Sudbury and five offices throughout Greater Sudbury and the districts of Sudbury and Manitoulin, we have over 250 staff who deliver provincially legislated public health programs and services  

Public Health Sudbury & Districts is a progressive public health agency committed to improving health and reducing social inequities in health through evidence-informed practice.

Ticks and mosquitoes play a part in spreading potentially life-threatening vector-borne diseases.  Lyme disease, West Nile virus, and Eastern equine encephalitis threats and potential cases are monitored through the Health Unit surveillance program.  This program also offers prevention, awareness, and seasonal media to keep residents safe when enjoying the outdoors.

If you haven't had one recently you will also have an opportunity to receive a free tetanus innoculation.

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THE ONE SOAPSHOP
716 Hillsdale Crescent, Sudbury ON  P3E 3S8
The ONE soapshop offers the finest and highest quality of organic and all natural soaps and bath products made in Ontario.  Marianne Kowal's  organic and natural handcrafted soap and bath products are all naturally scented with plant based essential oils.

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WATKINS PRODUCTS
2259 Gateway Drive, Sudbury, ON  Pe# 6E9
   J.R. Watkins offers a new way to refresh your home with its Natural Home Care line, introduced in August of 2007. The non-toxic, plant-based formulas are biodegradable and phosphate free. And, the launch of the J.R. Watkins Natural Apothecary line brings back tried-and-true, over-the-counter remedies, many of which are NPA-certified. Customers who already love Watkins Vanilla, Pepper and Cinnamon rejoice when the line is expanded to include more than 20 spices and seasoning blends. And in 2008, we continue to increase our standards of natural.  

Visit Sue Lessard's booth to learn more about her diverse line of personal care, home care, remedies, herbs, spices & flavorings.

GARDENING RESOURCES

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SUDBURY HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY USED GARDENING BOOK SALE

The Society will be selling an extensive collection of gardening books at very reasonable prices.
All funds raised from the sale will support the work of the Society in our community.

ENVIRONMENTAL DISPLAYS

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CITY OF GREATER SUDBURY - ANDERSON FARM MUSEUM
74 Mackenzie St., Sudbury, ON, P3C 4X8
The Greater Sudbury Museums consists of Four municipally operated museums: the Anderson Farm Museum (Lively), the Copper Cliff Museum, the Flour Mill Museum (Sudbury) and the Rayside-Balfour Museum (Azilda).
Our booth will provide information about the Anderson Farm Museum, its free spring and summer programs, and the thriving Walden Community Garden!

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CITY OF GREATER SUDBURY - ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES
1805 Frobisher Street, Sudbury, ON  P3B 0E4
We are responsible for the planning, design, approvals, and operation of all solid waste landfills, including leachate and gas collection systems; operation of landfill diversion programs (tires, appliances, electronic waste, etc.) and the administration of landfill tipping fees.
Visit our compost giveaway and display relating to waste management and composting.
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COALITION FOR A LIVEABLE SUDBURY

c/o reThink Green 176 Larch Street Suite 305 Sudbury, Ontario P3E 1C5
"Coalition for a Liveable Sudbury is a grassroots group of citizens and community organizations that share a vision of Greater Sudbury as a green, healthy and engaged community.  Be sure to stop by our unique and interactive booth to find out more, and to share your own priorities, needs and dreams for our community."


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CONSERVATION SUDBURY
199 Larch St #401, Sudbury, ON  P3E 5P9
Conservation Sudbury is one of Ontario's 36 community based, watershed stewardship agencies. Our main goal is to ensure healthy interaction between the watersheds, the natural environment and the local economy. Our area of jurisdiction includes the watersheds of the Wahnapitae, Vermilion and Whitefish Rivers. We provide important conservation services primarily within the City of Greater Sudbury in a total watershed area of approximately 9,150 square kilometres.
Conservation Sudbury is delivering a tree planting program for interested landowners living in the watersheds of the Vermilion, Wanapitei, or Whitefish rivers (and potentially some surrounding areas).

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THE FOODSHED PROJECT
815 Lorne Street Upper Suite, Sudbury, ON  P3C 4R5
Seeds and information about the Community Garden Network
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JUNCTION CREEK RESTORATION COMMITTEE
B4 - 30 Ste. Anne Road, Sudbury, ON  P3C 5E1
 Our mission is: "To restore all life to the Junction Creek ecosystem: native wildlife, insect and plant life, and to improve the quality of life for humans as well".

We will be offering free resouces to help in the restoration of the Junction Creek ecosystem and will be selling cookbooks and t-shirts to help raise fnds for the committee

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SUDBURY MASTER GARDENERS
Master Gardeners (MGs) in the Province of Ontario are experienced gardeners who have studied horticulture extensively and continue to upgrade their skills through technical training. With this training and continuing education, Master Gardeners are volunteers who provide expert horticultural advice to the general public.

Sudbury Master Gardeners provide expert advice and inspiration to gardeners throughout Greater Sudbury.

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SUDBURY SHARED HARVEST

176 Larch Street, Suite 305, Sudbury, ON  P3E 1C5
Sudbury Shared Harvest is a registered charity dedicated to cultivating community health by connecting people, the food they eat and the land it comes from. We support people in gaining the knowledge, skills and resources they need to access or grow their own food in a way that enhances our urban environment.

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VETAC - GREATER SUDBURY'S REGREENING PROGRAM
PO Box 500, Stn. A, 200 Brady St. Sudbury, ON P3A 5P3
In 2018 the City of Greater Sudbury celebrated the 40th anniversary of the  Regreening Program which has focused on rehabilitating Sudbury’s landscape and watersheds. From 1978 to 2017, over 3,400 hectares of land were limed and grassed and over 9.7 million trees have been planted. 

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WILD AT HEART ANIMAL REFUGE CENTRE
95 White Road, Lively, ON  P3Y 1C3
Wild at Heart Wildlife Refuge Centre is a charitable non-profit organization that promotes wildlife conservation by providing veterinary care and rehabilitation to injured, sick, or orphaned wildlife in Northern Ontario with the goal of releasing rehabilitated animals back into the wild. We also have a strong focus on community outreach and education through our Ontario-curriculum linked workshops, social media and videos, and our newly planted native pollinator garden.

 
WE HAVE SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE!