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KC Area Seed Exchange

Posted by mule (My Page) on
Sat, Nov 24, 12 at 16:26


SEED-SAVERS-KC - 1st Annual WINTER Seed Exchange
Sponsored by KCFood Circle and SEED-SAVERS KC

Saturday, January 19, 2013.
11:30am until 2:30pm.

NON-GMO SEEDS AND BULBS ONLY
(no starts, no plantings, no pots, no soil)


...January is the time (maybe your last chance) to get ahead of the spring planting cycle -- if you don't have seeds or bulbs to exchange, come for the HOW-TO workshop/demos and freebies!


Saturday, January 19th, 2013 11:30am - 2:30pm
at the Anita B. Gorman Discovery Center
** 4750 Troost Ave. Kansas City, MO 64110 **

The meeting room for this event will be the Nature's Bounty Classroom. We hope to have a good crowd of seed savers attend this premiere event. Anyone interested in seed saving is invited whether you have seeds to trade or not. There will be videos, demos, and speakers on various topics. Please spread the word to anyone you feel may have an interest. The intention is to set up a local seed library.

View map -> Anita B. Gorman Discovery Center Location

There is a Facebook Page for the Exchange


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RE: KC Area Seed Exchange

Thanks for the info I will pass it along


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RE: KC Area Seed Exchange

Here is a short list of door prizes donated by sponsors so far:

  • Waldo Feed & Grain Kurt & John donated seeds
  • Ideal nursery Gift Cert
  • Bannister Garden Center Gift Cert
  • Schenker Family Farms
  • Soil Service Garden Center
  • Midtown Home Depot - giving merchandise
  • Westport Westlake Hardware
  • A mini aquaponic growing system from Urban Harvest KC

FOOD

  • Gift certificates from Eden Alley Restaurant,
  • Cafe Gratitude
  • The Farmhouse Restaraunt
  • Manos Chocolates basket of goodies,
  • Boulevard Brewing has donated 4 cases of brew.
  • Broadway Cafe has donated a lovely coffee basket.
  • The Roasterie has donated a lunchbox full of coffee.

Other gifts


  • Healthnut Foodie.com sending a cookbook,
  • Struan Center vegan cooking lesson
  • BodyKarebyKaren doing a 5 day reboot nutrition counsel
  • Angela Cronk of Hagoyah giving Yoga lessons and hair styling
  • Penelope Marth doing a caricature from photo
  • Westport 1/2 price Books
  • Coins from JN Trading Co


To trade some are also bringing their starters of kefir (water and milk based), scoby and kamboucha to trade.

I believe someone else is bringing red wrigglers.

If these are things you'd be interested in bring an appropriate container


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RE: KC Area Seed Exchange

Here are some pictures from the event (I did not see where pics were not ok in this forum).

Around 300 people showed up over about 4 hours.

Here is a link that might be useful: Seed Savers KC


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RE: KC Area Seed Exchange

Really great event. You'll need a bigger space next year for sure. Nice raffle prizes too! Let me know if you want help for next year.


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