If you're in Cleveland, Ohio USA and like to garden, then you might enjoy this announcement from the local Food Not Lawns group:
"Food Not Lawns, Cleveland, 6th Annual Seed Swap!
The Unitarian Universalist Society of Cleveland
2728 Lancashire Rd.
Cleveland Hts.,OH 44106
January 23, 2016
If you are interested in gardening, community, food security,
permaculture, seed saving, and sharing, this is the place for you! Bring
saved seeds if you have them, or consider what you might swap for seeds
in goods or service, but come anyway. We will have starter seeds
available and lots of information to share. We have signed the Safe Seed
Pledge and will not knowingly share gmo/Monsanto owned seed.
Joining us will be:
Judi Strauss, of The Charmed Kitchen,with herbs,
books and more for sample and sale,
Chris McClellan, aka Uncle Mud, and
the Cleveland Natural Builders,
Glenn Gall, permaculturist, carbon
farmer and teacher, presenting
'Plant Genetics -- Food For Thought. Considerations of yield, disease
resistance, and nutrition -- how much do varieties matter? '
Don Abbott, aka The Snarky Gardener, with seeds and literature.
Refreshments are potluck. Please bring a dish to share ( and indicate if
it is vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free or meat). Also, collecting
non-perishable food donation for Hts. Emergency Food Bank .
There will be a Freecycle table available to bring or take useful items. Residue will be donated.
Please label saved seed with as much pertinent info as possible. We will have envelopes and labels available.
Seed Savers who are willing will be with their seeds at tables to
discuss traits, growing conditions, stories about them, and aspects of
seed saving. Donated seed will be available and asked to be considered a 'loan' to be returned, if possible, the following swap. The completed
Saved Seed Inventory is available for perusal, or check it out online,
Freecycle info: Please bring gently used (or new) items to donate/swap.
If you have items left at the end of the day, take them home or leave
them for donation pick-up Monday morning.
This event is free (donations gratefully accepted), child-friendly, on a bus-line and handicapped accessible.
Volunteers are needed to help set up and clean up.
Feel free to share this info., and contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org for more info. Hope to see you there!"
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