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The Art of Seed Saving & Community Seed Swap

March 19, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join the Fairfax Library and Sustainable Fairfax for a┬áseed saving program and community seed swap on Saturday, March 19 starting at 1:00pm. Master Gardener Trish Clifford will explain how to become a more self-sufficient gardener. Attendees will learn how to grow out vegetables so they can save seeds for next year’s crop.

The community seed swap goes from 3-4pm. Community members are encouraged to bring pesticide-free, non-hybrid seeds from the garden, partially used or unused seed packets, and envelopes to gather seeds. This is a free event, co-sponsored by Fairfax Friends of the Library and Sustainable Fairfax.

The Fairfax Library also houses a Community Seed Exchange in partnership with Sustainable Fairfax. The program fosters resilience, self-reliance and a culture of sharing. Patrons fill out a membership form and record the seeds they take, then pledge to collect seeds from what they grow and donate some back to the Seed Exchange.

Art of Seed saving program


March 19, 2016
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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