10 am – 2 pm: Seed Savers are invited to a Seed sorting, packaging, and labeling by Rogue Seed Club, Sovereignty Seed Club, local Garden Clubs’ members and home seed savers to fill the Bellview Grange Seed Library Cabinet. Get free seeds to take home as a thank you!
George Stevens with Synergy Seed Exchange will demo seed cleaning with an ‘I-tech thresher and winnower (weather permitting). Seedsaving books, technical and visual resources, medicinal & culinary herbs, flowers, grains, oilseeds, 500 variety OP seedbank with grow out opportunities available.
Noon: Grange opens for the public, $5 Lunch available, seed sorting for the public continues with help from Seed Savers and experienced gardeners
1 – 2 pm: Seed Q & A with Mary Kelly of Rogue Seed Savers Club
2 – 4 pm: Outdoor demos and activities in our fenced vegetable garden and pollinator garden:
- Pollinator Garden Spring Revival with Kristina LeFever (Pollinator Project Rogue Valley)
- Setting up a beehive with Laura Ferguson (College of the Melissae Beekeeping Center),
- Worm bins & soil, preparing and planting garden beds with Catie Faryl (Bellview Grange Sovereignty Seed Club).
* We are planning quarterly Seed Circles and developing a center for community seed growers and savers at the Bellview Grange. For more info call or to sign up on Sovereignty Seed Club and Rogue Seed Savers email lists please call 541 535-1854.