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Community Seed Swap 2014 - 6th Annual

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Community Seed Swap 2014 - 6th Annual

Time: January 26, 2014 from 2:30pm to 5:30pm
Location: Majestic- 1027 North Forest Street, Bellingham
Event Type: set-up-1pm-volunteer-seed-savers-arrive-early
Organized By: Sustainable Bellingham & Center for Local Self-Reliance & Transition Whatcom
Latest Activity: Jan 27, 2014

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Event Description

6th Annual Community Seed Swap
"Putting Seeds Into the Hands of the People”
Sunday, January 26, 2014
2:30-5:30 Doors Open to Public
The Majestic - 1027 North Forest St. (intersection of Maple St)
Requested Donation: $3/Person, $5/Family
Light refreshments will be served

2:30 - Doors Open to the Public
3:30 - "Master Seed Saving" talk by Brian Kerkvliet
4:15 - "Basic Seed Saving talk by Celt Schira
5:30 - Swap ends

Who Should Attend:
- People with Extra Seed, Seed-Potatoes & Edible Tubers to Share ((Please have items in labeled envelopes or containers) .
This is a GMO free and pure seeds event!

- People without seed who want seeds to grow!

Guidelines:  Share, Learn, Label, & Bring more seeds next year.

Volunteers & Seed-Savers arrive at 1pm for set-up before public. Sign up at door for shift as Seed-Table-Host. 


Event is Sponsored by: 
- Sustainable Bellingham- 
http://www.sustainablebellingham.org/about-us/

- Center for Local Self Reliance- 

http://www.caretakershouse.org/

- Transition Whatcom- 

http://transitionwhatcom.ning.com/events


Donors Include: Irish Eyes Garden Seeds, Uprising Seeds, Inspiration Farm, Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company, Grain & Bean Project,  Sound Horticulture , Bellingham Flat Bread and Bakery, Community Food Co-op, EarthCare Garden Designs, Great Harvest Bread Company, Living Earth Herbs, The Majestic, Terra Organica, Cash & Carry

For event questions contact Sustainable Bellingham - seeds [at] sustainablebellingham [dot] org.

Plant Seeds! Celebrate Community!

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Comment by J. C. Walker,Jr. on January 26, 2014 at 7:43pm

Thanks Heather, Great event!!!

Comment by Heather K on December 15, 2013 at 2:02pm

Seed Swap Guidelines:

* Take Only What You Can Grow

* Leave Enough for Others

* Be Respectful & Have Fun!

* Label Seeds You Bring With Lots of Details:

(Variety Name, If Seed Is Open-Pollinated 'OP”, Year & Region Harvested)

* Learn How To Save Seeds !

So We Have More Next Year To Share!  Plant Seeds!  Sing Songs!

(Heirloom & Open-Pollinated Varieties Only)

Comment by Heather K on December 6, 2013 at 6:20pm

Seed-Swap Update: Set-Up 1pm for Volunteers & Those with Seeds.

Open to Public 2:30-5:30. Sunday January 26th.

There will also be a suggested donation of $3 this year for individuals, or $5 for a family.

http://www.sustainablebellingham.org/


For event info or to volunteer (we need volunteers) contact Sustainable Bellingham: volunteer@sustainablebellingham.org .

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