Tuesday, 03 October 2017 00:00

Back by Popular Demand - the #SeedSpotting Scavenger Hunt!

Back by popular demand... put your #SeedSpotting skills to the test for a chance to win!

Text: #seedspotting USC Canada - Image: three different types of seeds each scattered on a different fall-coloured background

The above image contains three different types of seed. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to match the seed to the food it grows. Snap and share a picture of your successful match for the chance to win a prize (seed related, of course)!


button - numbers1 Identify one, two or all three types of seed in the above image (scroll down to see larger versions)


button - numbers2 Find the food it grows into - any variety works, as long as it's the same kind of fruit or veggie - and snap a photo or photos


button - numbers3 Share it to our Facebook page 


button - numbers4 OR share it to Instagram or Twitter and tag @USCCanada and use the tag #SeedSpotting


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 Tag a friend with the photo you submit and get a bonus entry for each person tagged 


For every right answer you share you'll get an entry into a draw to win one of three seedy prizes (below): a seed bank starter, a Good Seed Good Food hat, or a diversity garden kit - your choice.

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Make sure you enter by 11:59 PM on October 30. The draw will take place October 31!

Here are the seeds close up

Seed one

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Seed two

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Seed three

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P.S. Stumped? Ask a farmer :)

* Contest is only open to residents of Canada. Sorry!

Read 1955 times Last modified on Tuesday, 03 October 2017 14:59

1 comment

  • Comment Link Charles Jefferson Saturday, 07 October 2017 19:27 posted by Charles Jefferson

    One on left pumpkin or squash, centre ?, right beet

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