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Fall and Winter is a great time to plan next year’s garden and take inventory of your seed stockpile so you’ll be ready to plant in the Spring.
Join us at Brooklyn Hills Ranch in Amherst County, on Saturday, November 19 (5-7pm) for a seed swap and the final Amherst County potluck of the year.
What do you need to bring to a seed swap? See the checklist below. You can bring:
- Heirloom or organic veggie seeds to share.
- Veggie seedlings /small plants to share (please label all plants).
- Envelopes or small ziploc bags for taking seed.
- Marker or pen for labeling seeds if not in packet.
- Flower bulbs, seeds, and seedlings are also welcome.
- Seed catalogs or garden planning resources for onsite viewing.
- Seed saving resources for onsite viewing.
Please note: Your seeds, and seedlings / small plants can be home-cultivated or store bought. If you have no seeds or plants to share – come anyway, take seeds home, and financially support the Land & Table seed library before you leave.
WHAT NOT TO BRING:
- GMO or chemical coated seeds.
- GMO seedlings / plants.
This event will be open to the public and all are welcome.
Owned by Fred and Amber Lyssy, Brooklyn Hills Ranch is a regenerative family farm focused on raising pasture-based, nutrient dense meats for the local community. Fred and Amber are the hospitable hosts of the monthly Amherst meeting (meets each third Saturday of every month).
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:
– Bring a main dish to share. This is a potluck.
(Or your own dinner if you do not want to participate in the potluck).
– Bring your own dishware (plate, utensils, etc).
– Bring lawn chairs or a picnic blanket.
– Bring a friend!
Please park in the front field before the creek. Or if you are feeling adventurous fording the creek is an option for vehicles that are higher off the ground.
Kids are welcome but they must be attended to by a parent during the event.
PLEASE NOTE: As always, if you are not feeling well, or have a fever, we ask that you stay home and rest.
Have questions? Contact meeting host: Fred Lyssy at: firstname.lastname@example.org