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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