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Seed swaps coming up

Jan 4th, 2015 | Category: News

WHATCOM – The 7th annual Community Seed Swap and fundraiser will be held Sunday, Jan. 25 from 2:30 to 5 pm. at The Majestic, 1027 N. Forest Street in Bellingham. Doors are open to the public from 2:30 to 5 p.m. Participants bringing seeds to share should label envelopes with plant strain and date (only non-gmo seeds permitted).  This year’s seed donors include Baker Creek Heirloom rare seeds, Irish Eyes Seeds, Uprising Organic Seeds, Salish Seed Savers Coop, and Center for Local Self-Reliance. The event is co-sponsored by Sustainable Bellingham, Center for Local Self Reliance, and Transition Whatcom. Light refreshments will be served and information will be available from local organizations. This is an all-ages event and all are welcome to attend. For more information, see sustainablebellingham.org.

Additionally, the annual Foothills Community Seed Exchange hosted by Local Food Works in Deming will be held Saturday, Jan. 24 at 4 p.m. at the Van Zandt  Hall. A potluck will begin at 5 p.m. Participants should bring seeds, a potluck dish, gardening knowledge, and stories to share. For more information, contact organizer Marjie Bell at localfoodwork@gmail.com.


2 Comments to “Seed swaps coming up”

  1. Gordon Brackett says:

    I missed the seed swap event at the Majestic. I have several kinds of saved seeds that are excess to my needs. I have been trying to reach someone who would be interested in some of these seeds but the Transitions Whatcom website is impossible to fathom. Sustainable Belingham”s website also wants me to sign in, somehow. I just have some seeds that I would like to get to someone who wants them, not join Scientology or whatever. Can you point me in the right direction? Please!

  2. Editor says:

    Gordon, I sent you an email about contacts. Thanks for sharing! Best, Becca

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