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Share Seeds on National Seed Swap Day: Jan 31 at PNC

January 21st, 2015 by master

The King County Seed Lending Library is hosting its Second Annual Seed Swap on January 31, which is National Seed Swap Day.

In honor of the coming spring and the chance to get your edible gardening started, this event is all about sharing seeds of your favorite plants and getting inspired to grow some new varieties.

Where: Phinney Neighborhood Center
6532 Phinney Avenue N. in Seattle
Rooms 6 and 7 of the Blue Building
When: When 1-4 pm
What to Bring: Seeds if you have them* — They can be homegrown or store-bought — even partially used packets.
*Attendees aren’t required to bring seeds to take them, but are asked to limit what they take in order for all to enjoy

Workshops will offer further education on saving and cleaning seeds. Speakers include:
  • KCSLL Co-director and Urban Food Warrior Caitlin Moore
  • author Bill Thorness (Edible Heirlooms, Cool Season Gardener)
  • author and educator Lisa Taylor (Your Farm in the City, Maritime Northwest Garden Guide)

Non-profit greening groups will be on hand, and you can learn about the library’s newest branch: the Phinney Neighborhood Association!
The PNA has agreed to host the seed collection in its popular Tool Library.
Starting in February,seeds can be “checked out” during the Tool Library’s regular hours.
For more information, see

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