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Volunteer at the Seed Packing Party

2023 was another big year for Alameda Backyard Grower’s five Free Seed Libraries. With your help, we packed and gave out about 15,000 packets of seeds to gardeners all across the island. From the feedback we received, many people had fun and learned from growing the seeds.

For 2024, in addition to the varieties we have distributed in the past, we have purchased some exciting new seeds, including Rosso Sicilian stuffing tomato, Chadwick Cherry tomato, Champion II tomato, a mini red bell pepper, Thai basil, Spacemaster container cucumber, Costata Romanesco and Emperor’s Jade zucchini and a new Red Kuri squash. We are excited to plant these varieties…and to taste them!

As we gear up for spring planting, we need your help packing up seeds to go in the libraries. We will be hosting our next Seed Packing Party on February 11th from 1PM – 3PM at an indoor space (with a rollup door for air circulation). Seed Packing Parties give ABG volunteers the opportunity to socialize while doing something meaningful for a finite amount of time. This party will let us stock the libraries through April. Volunteers are welcome to take seeds to plant at the end of the party. We will have hot beverages and light snacks and will wind up before the Super Bowl kick-off!

Please join us to keep the Alameda Free Seed Libraries going through the spring of 2023. Email [email protected] to let us know if you will be able to attend.

Location announced upon RSVP.

Date

Feb 11 2024
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Time

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Organizer

Alameda Backyard Growers
Alameda Backyard Growers
Email
[email protected]
Website
https://alamedabackyardgrowers.org
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