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Richmond Library: Seed Saving Workshop and Seed Swap

Tuesday 8th October 2019

Learn how to save seeds and take part in a seed swap in this workshop with Ami from the Nelson Seed Library.

This is your chance to swap any surplus seeds, bulbs, tubers, cuttings and seed saving stories.

Ami is a passionate foodie, permaculture designer and learning facilitator of food growing. She has worked on establishing and running the Nelson Seed Library with a team of volunteers over the past 3 years at the Elma Turner Library.

The Nelson Seed Library at Elma Turner Library in Nelson is the first public seed library in the top of the South Island. They have over 200 varieties of seed in the collection, mostly made up of edibles but with a growing collection of ornamentals, natives and a few exotic species.

Nelson Seed Library is run by volunteers and works on a self service, trust based system. It is available for anyone and can be accessed any time Elma Turner Library is open. The idea is that people can take seeds away, grow them, take some for a harvest and save some for seed, which is then returned to the library to share with the rest of the community.

Find out how to save seeds and bring along any surplus seeds, bulbs, tubers, cuttings for a swap at Richmond Library.

Free. All welcome.

Family Friendly Free


October 8




Richmond & surrounds


Richmond Library
280 Queen Street, Private Bag 3, Richmond 7050

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Ph. 03 543 8500

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