Tuesday, January 26, 2016


Monthly Gathering! SaturdayJanuary 30th



9:00 am-12:30pm – Seed Library OPEN for checking out seed. Drop in anytime between these hours to check out the hundreds of varieties of  locally grown seeds!These seeds are free for home gardeners. We hope that you will learn how to save your own garden seeds and bring seeds back to the exchange in the coming seasons.

  9:00 - 12:00 –SEED Garden WorkParty  – The SEED Garden is moving and expanding!! Weather permitting we will be taking apart the old garden boxes and fencing. If rainy we will processing dry seeds for the SEED Library.   

NO Class this month- we will be spending our time this month working in garden and in seed library.

                                  St Stephen’s Church   500 Robinson Road, Sebastopol


                   Support a resilient home grown sharing economy!

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

October Community Seed Exchange


Community Seed Exchange
Support a resilient home grown sharing economy!
Last  Monthly Gathering of the year 
 Harvest Potluck
Saturday October 31st
St Stephen’s Church   500 Robinson Road, Sebastopol

10:30-12:00 FREE Class-Celebrate with us the  Fall Harvest and the Crops of the Americas we've grown in the SEED Garden 
Explore the many varieties of heirloom shelling beans and taste of few of our all time favorites. Learn how to nixtamalize dry corn with our Painted Mountain corn for tortillas and hominy.We'll also learn how to process  quinoa and will sample some Brilliant Light Quinoa grown in the SEED Garden. We'll also make chili powder from the Chimayo Pepper . 
Demonstration and tastings in the church kitchen followed by a harvest pot luck. Bring a dish to share!  Please bring your own plates and cutlery!

9:00 -10:00 –WORK Party in the SEED Garden  – 

9:00 - 11:00 – Seed Library OPENdrop in anytime between these hours to check out the hundreds of varieties of  locally grown seeds!These seeds are free for home gardeners. We hope that you will decide to learn how to save your own garden seeds and bring seeds back to the exchange in the coming seasons.  Also bring in your seed to deposit in the library.  

Pick up seeds for your late fall planting like Beets, Lettuces, Fava beans, lots of flowers and herbs too!
                       

Community Seed Exchange-   Creating a grassroots community seed exchange that supports Sonoma County gardeners with free, locally grown, open-pollinated, pesticide and GMO-free seeds.
    


Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Community Seed Exchange-Saturday September 26th


Community Seed Exchange
Support a resilient home grown sharing economy!
Monthly Gathering
Saturday September 26th
St Stephen’s Church   500 Robinson Road, Sebastopol


11:00-12:00 FREE Class- Introduction to Seed Saving & Hands-On Seed Processing –Learn the basics about seed saving in your home garden and then join in the fun as we process some recently harvested seed from the SEED GARDEN

9:00 - 10:30 –SEED Garden  – Grab a shovel and join the garden crew or just wander about and appreciate  the fabulous SEED Garden in front of the church where we are growing seed for the community- Giant Mongolian Sunflowers, Painted Mountain Corn, Sweet Valentine Lettuce, Yellow Sunshine Beans, Amaranth and Quinoa and much more! 

9:00 - 11:00 – Seed Library OPEN- drop in anytime between these hours to check out the hundreds of varieties of  locally grown seeds!These seeds are free for home gardeners. We hope that you will decide to learn how to save your own garden seeds and bring seeds back to the exchange in the coming seasons.  Also bring in your seed to deposit in the library.  

Pick up seeds for your late summer and fall planting like Beets, Lettuces,Bok Choi, Brassicas and other greens…lots of flowers and herbs too!
                       

Community Seed Exchange-   Creating a grassroots community seed exchange that supports Sonoma County gardeners with free, locally grown, open-pollinated, pesticide and GMO-free seeds.
    


Wednesday, August 26, 2015


Community Seed Exchange's Monthly Gathering!
Support a resilient home-grown, sharing economy!


                                                          Saturday August 29th


St Stephen’s Church 500 Robinson Road, Sebastopol


11:00-12:00 FREE Class- "Everything about Tomatoes and Wet Seed Processing" bring in your favorite tomato to taste and share your favorite way to preserve them for the winter. Yeti, incredible West County gardener will be presenting everything you wanted to know about tomatoes and also how easy it is to save seed from your favorites. 


9:00 - 10:30 –SEED Garden – Grab a shovel and join the garden crew or just wander about and appreciate the fabulous SEED Garden in front of the church where we are growing seed for the community- Giant Mongolian Sunflowers, Painted Mountain Corn, Sweet Valentine Lettuce, Yellow Sunshine Beans, Amaranth and Quinoa and much more! This is a good time to talk to the experienced seed gardeners about how to save seed in your garden. 


9:00 - 11:00 – Seed Library OPEN- drop in anytime between these hours to check out the hundreds of varieties of locally grown seeds!These seeds are free for home gardeners. We hope that you will decide to learn how to save your own garden seeds and bring seeds back to the exchange in the coming seasons. Also bring in your seed to deposit in the library. 


Pick up seeds for your late summer and fall planting like Beets, Lettuces,Bok Choi, Brassicas and other greens…lots of flowers and herbs too!



Community Seed Exchange- Creating a grassroots community seed exchange that supports Sonoma County gardeners with free, locally grown, open-pollinated, pesticide and GMO-free seeds.



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