Central Indiana Seed Swap

Saturday, January 26th, 2019

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Date(s) - 01/26/2019
9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Hamilton County Fairgrounds


Bring seeds to exchange if you have them. Or just come and learn more about seed saving and join us in an afternoon of gardening camaraderie! This is a BUY-SELL-TRADE event.

Food will be available on-site. Local growers, guest speakers sharing stories and tips.

Hosted by: Hamilton County Master Gardeners

For more information visit: www.hcmga.org/seed-swap-2 or see their flyer

Questions: seedcommittee@hcmga.org 

9:15 – 9:45 – Curtis Jackson from Bloomington, owner of Heirloom Tomato Seeds & Pictures, will discuss his very popular Micro Dwarf Tomatoes and will also be donating one for the raffle.

10:15 – 11:00 –  Karen Golden, owner of Michigan Heirlooms.  She is a Master Gardener and Certified Horticulturist.  In 2015 she held her first annual TomatoFest.  Karen will discuss “Indoor Seed Starting” with a hands-on demonstration.

11:30 – 12:15 – Remy Orlowski, owner of The Sample Seed Shop in Buffalo, NY, will discuss “Heirloom Vegetables”.

12:45 – 1:45 – John Coykendall,   He is the Master Gardener of Blackberry Farm in Walland, TN.   Also a feature in the Louisiana Public Broadcasting documentary  Deeply Rooted: John Coykendall’s Journey To Save Our Seeds and Stories.  For nearly four decades, Coykendall’s passion has been preserving the farm heritage — the seeds and stories — of a small, farming community in Louisiana. A Tennessee native, the 74-year-old horticultural genius is a true Renaissance man and a celebrity in a growing movement that places a premium on farm-to-table cuisine and locally sourced, organic, heirloom food and flavor.

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