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Central Michigan Seed Swap

  • Chippewa Nature Center 400 South Badour Road Midland, MI, 48640 (map)

Slow Food Huron Valley is proud to be a sponsor for the 4th annual Central Michigan Seed Swap at the beautiful Chippewa Nature Center in Midland! We'll have workshops, educational presentations, seed vendors and artisans on site all day!

If you'd like to attend, live in the Ann Arbor area and are interested in carpooling, please complete this form - we will connect interested riders and drivers to ease transportation needs. 

This event is free to all, from the experienced heirloom seed saver to those just starting to garden! This is a buy, sell, trade event.

No seeds? No problem! Everyone is welcome to join us! Visit our Community Seed Table!

This year we are excited to have nationally renowned speaker and indigenous seed activist Rowen White joining us for a presentation entitled, "Planting Sacred Seeds in a Modern World; Restoring Indigenous Seed Sovereignty."

11:30 am Seed Starting 101 w/ Dan Draves
12:45 pm The Wonderful World of Beans w/ Remy Orlowski
2:00 pm Planting Sacred Seeds in a Modern World; 
Restoring Indigenous Seed Sovereignty w/ Rowen White

11:15 am Starting a Community Seed Program in your Neighborhood w/ Pam Quackenbush and Mary Russell
12:30 pm Documentary Screening;
Deeply Rooted; Saving our Seeds and Stories

11:30 am Natural Dyes From Native MI Plants w/ Sue Erhardt
12:30 pm Engaging Your Community With Seeds w/ Torrie Rae

Chippewa Nature Center -
Slow Food Huron Valley -
Nature and Nurture Seeds -
Ann Arbor Seed Company -
Michigan Heirlooms -
Midland Recyclers -
The Little Forks Conservancy -
Small House -

Earlier Event: February 21
Slow Food Huron Valley Monthly Meeting
Later Event: March 4
6th Annual CSA Fair