10th Annual Community
Seed Swap at the Banner Grange
Saturday March 2nd from 10am to 3pm, rain or shine.
12629 McCourtney Rd., Grass Valley – 1 mile on left past fairgrounds.
• Experienced Seed Savers who want to expand their collections, improve their skills, with seeds to share and exchange
• New gardeners, farmers and seed savers who want to learn about seed politics, crop diversity, regionally adapted varieties, growing local landrace seeds for long term stability, and the power that comes from developing local seed solutions. Pick up seeds for your garden.
Share seeds, plants and garden knowledge to create local robust food security. Don’t have these? Then come get seeds. Seeds to sow, seeds to grow, seeds to harvest. Seeds to save and share next year.
Share garden cuttings and orchard pruning’s for grafting: pencil size pruning’s wrapped in moist newspaper or paper towels, wrapped in a labeled paper bag, kept in refrigerator until Seed Swap.
Bring little bags and envelopes and a pen to collect seeds. $5 suggested donation to cover our venue.
Please, come help us setup on Saturday morning at 9:40 am, and takedown at 3 pm.
Hundreds attend this free event every year sharing seeds and knowledge with other backyard gardeners, plant lovers, beekeepers, farmers, plant growers and more.
Come be a part of this seed saving movement, making sure locally adapted seeds & plants are passed on to future generations. Free seeds offered to help gardeners get started.
• A gathering of garden friends old and new.
• Local groups will have seed & plant related exhibits
• Special educational speakers throughout the day
• Enter drawings
• Bring your whole family… kid’s table. Activities for all ages.
• Locally grown or foraged food samples
• Music that will have your toes tapping.
This is a yearly Banner Grange Event, this year hosted by Practical Permaculture and Society of Garden Goddesses with the Nevada County Master Gardeners.
Seed swaps offer the opportunity to cultivate a network of people interested in ongoing local seed projects and to collectively develop and share local seeds that support a more diverse and regenerative local food supply.