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Seed Saving Roundtable at the Grange Kitchen

August 8, 2015 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am

| $5
Grange Community Kitchen (Credit:

Grange Community Kitchen (Credit:

The Whallonsburg Grange will host a series of Harvest Parties for the public to preserve produce from their gardens and CSA shares at the Grange Community Kitchen. The series will run on Saturdays, every two weeks throughout the growing season. The cost is $5.00 per person for each event.

Local beekeeper and gardener Tim McGarry will lead a “Seed Saving Roundtable” on Saturday, August 8 from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. Participants will learn how to get started in saving seeds, and how to save seeds from their favorite heirloom tomato and pepper plants this season. Practicing seed savers are encouraged to attend and network with one another. After the roundtable ends, the kitchen opens up for a “Harvest Party” continuing until 4:00 p.m. Bring produce from your own garden or CSA share to process at the Grange kitchen alongside neighbors.

The series is generously funded by grants and gifts from the Essex Community Fund, the Adirondack Foundation’s Generous Acts Fund, and the Essex County Adirondack Garden Club. The organizations also sponsored the purchase of tools for processing fruits and vegetables, and canning equipment.


August 8, 2015
9:30 am - 11:00 am
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Whallonsburg Grange Hall
1610 NYS Route 22
Whallonsburg, NY 12936 United States
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(518) 963-4170
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