Community Roots

Seed Donations

Sow seeds of change in your area, and enjoy the vegetables, herbs, and flowers that grow. Seed donations are one of the ways we build community relationships and encourage others to share our passion for gardening.

All seed donations are untreated and suitable for organic growing, with germination rates that meet or exceed Canada No. 1 standards.

Enabling others to Grow

Program Qualifications

You may be eligible for a Seed Donation if you are:

  • An educator looking for seeds for a school garden, classroom project, or for community education workshops.
  • a charity or non-profit organization promoting organic gardening and growing practices.
  • a community garden growing food to freely share with community based, non-profit organizations.
  • an international non-profit organization advancing self-sufficient food production.

Terms and Conditions:

Donated seed packets are a mixture of vegetables, herbs, and flowers that were packaged for sale during the previous year. They are available in boxes of 25 to 200 packets.
We charge a flat fee of $10 (Canada) and $20 (USA) to cover shipping costs. Seed packets donated by West Coast seeds may not be sold, used in fundraising, or given as gifts.


Note that we are no longer accepting new applications for seed donations in the U.S. in 2022. Please check back soon.