Waterville Seed Library presents the first in a three-part live virtual lecture series with Will Bonsall, director of the Scatterseed Project. Join us in Waterville Public Library’s Zoom via the links below!
Introduction to Seed Saving
Meeting ID: 846 1729 6149
SIP: [email protected]
About the Presenter:
Will Bonsall, director of the Scatterseed Project (https://www.scatterseedproject.org/), is best known for his work in preserving crop diversity. His past occupations are as varied as his seed collection and includes draftsman, prospector, hobo, gravedigger, logger, musician, language teacher, and artist, among others. In addition to farming and seed saving, Bonsall is currently an active author. His works include “Through the Eyes of a Stranger” and “Will Bonsall’s Guide to Radical, Self-Reliant Gardening”.
About the Waterville Seed Library:
The Waterville Seed Library provides community members the resources to grow their own healthy, sustainable food at no cost. The seed library helps to reclaim seeds as a public resource and fosters a culture where local growing knowledge is easily shared. In concert with the Waterville Public Library’s purpose and mission, we celebrate human diversity in our community and strive to be inclusive and accessible to all.
The Waterville Seed Library is made possible through partnerships of a team of Colby College students currently led by Ketty Stinson, Colby Office of Civic Engagement, Waterville Public Library, Fedco Seeds, Waterville Creates, and Colby College Museum of Art. Special thanks to the Colby Office of Civic Engagement and the Ohanian-Szostak Fellows for Civic Leadership for project funding and support.
FMI and to order seeds: https://sites.google.com/view/watervilleseedlibrary/
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