Events

International Seed Day  April 17, 2016 Sunday  1pm-9pm

Rancho Rinconada Pk & Rec District  18000 Chelmsford Drive, Cupertino

http://www.ranchorecreation.com/

International Seed Day – Support AB 1810 Seed Exchange Democracy Act

 

Hear the Experts:

Rosalind Creasy, author and Seed Savers Exchange Boardmember, Master Gardeners,

Assembly Member Levine, Sustainable Economies Law Center

Seed Exchange : Bring seeds, healthy snacks and drinks to share

Oaxacan Food Truck 5 – 7 pm

Learn, support the Seed Exchange Democracy Act “AB 1810”

$5-$15 Suggested donation (no one turned away) http://seedday2016.brownpapertickets.com

Proceeds go to campaigning for the seed bill.

Seed Day 2016: support AB 1810, the California Seed Exchange Democracy Act

 

The Growing and Saving of the Open Self Pollinating Pea Seed

Join us for a talk on how to start peas from seed; how to grow and harvest peas to eat; and how to save seeds for the next season.

We will cover the basics of seed saving, including different types of seeds and which ones can be saved. And we’ll have a special giveaway for attendees to take home and grow: the Heirloom Green Arrow Pea seed, the 2016 Silicon Valley Grows! One Seed, One Community selection. If you are successful growing them, save some seed for next season and to share. Saving and sharing Heirloom seeds will keep these varieties in our gardens and generate local seeds. Local food begins with local seeds.

All ages welcome. Seeds are available at libraries and talks as long as supplies last starting mid January 2016.. Seeds donated by the Libraries, Friends & the Seed Savers Exchange  http://www.seedsavers.org/

Jan 14  Thurs          Gilroy Grange                                 7 pm

Jan 23  Sat              Santa Clara Central Library           11 am

Feb 3   Wed            Sunnyvale Library                           7 pm

Feb 7   Sun             Full Circle Farm                               11am

Feb 9   Tues           Saratoga Library     +Seed Swap      7 pm

Feb 20 Sat             HiddenVilla                                       10 am

Mar 5    Sat            San Jose City Berryessa Branch  SEED SWAP

Mar 16 Wed              Campbell Library                             7 pm

Mar 17   Thur        East Palo Alto Library                      6:30pm

Gilroy Library  (check library for program)

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