Mark Your Calendars: Project Grow/Ann Arbor 350 Seed Swap on February 16th

Calling all current and soon-to-be seed enthusiasts!

Did you save more seeds than you could ever use? Did you perhaps go a bit mad at the end-of-year seed sales?

Then the Seed Swap is for you!

Come see what you can exchange your extras for with other gardeners! [...]

Spring is finally here. All of these awesome events prove it!

Join Growing Hope and your favorite Farmers/Vendors on April 12th at the Ypsi Senior/Community Center from 3:00-6:00pm, and stock up on fresh spring greens, baked good and canned jams & jellies, crafts, and seedlings!

For more information, visit the event page on Facebook, or the Growing Hope website.

Note: Growing Hope raised beds are coming [...]

Seed Swap: Success!

Dozens of seed hunters and gatherers braved the morning chill to convene on Saturday, March 19 at Downtown Home and Garden. The city-wide seed swap organized by Ann Arbor 350.org, with the support of local groups including Project: Grow, Leslie Science and Nature Center, Preserving Traditions, and Ann Arbor Farmers Market, involved several varieties of [...]

April 2-3: Ypsilanti Garden Fair

The Ypsilanti Garden Fair is taking place 11am-6pm on Saturday and Sunday this weekend.

There will be many local non-profits there to interact with, as well as lectures and workshops for you to attend about specific topics related to organic gardening, sustainable agriculture, and the local food movement.

The full schedule is on the website [...]

Seed Swap: This Saturday!

Where: Downtown Home & Garden (201 S. Ashley) When: Sat., March 19, 10am-noon

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The seed swap is fast approaching so I thought I’d post the most recent updates to RSVPs here. Hopefully, it’ll prove helpful as you consider what you might get out of the seed swap, or [...]

Seed Saving — Helpful Resources

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Seed saving is pretty straightforward for many plants, but it can get complicated.Here are some helpful resources from the International Seed Saving Institute:

“Super Easy” to Save: Beans, Lettuces, Peas, Tomatoes Slightly Trickier: Corn, Cucumber, Muskmelon, Radish, Spinach, Squash/Pumpkin Expert: Beet/Swiss Chard, Cabbage Family, Carrot, Escarole/Frissee, Onion, Radicchio/Endive, Turnip/Chinese [...]

March Newsletter

March: Seed swap, great blog posts, and more!

Contents: March 19: Local Seed Swap at Downtown Home & Garden New Web-Based Resource for Local Climate Action Miss the LEED Platinum Home tour? Read about it in our blog (and check out the great photos!) One Michigan winter meal, more than a [...]