Southwest Seed Library looking for new home

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Southwest Seed Library looking for new home

Durango-based program needs place to share its more than 70 varieties
Rachel Bennett, left, and Monea Monroe plant seeds at Turtle Lake Refuge’s East Third Avenue garden. The fall harvest will provide additional seeds for the Southwest Seed Library, which contains more than 70 varieties. The library, once housed at the Powerhouse Science Center, is looking for a home.
Rachel Bennett and Monea Monroe, both of Turtle Lake Refuge, hold mustard, right, and Ruby Queen beet seed from the Southwest Seed Library.
Rachel Bennett, left, and Monea Monroe plant seeds at Turtle Lake Refuge’s East Third Avenue garden. The fall harvest will provide additional seeds for the Southwest Seed Library, which contains more than 70 varieties. The library, once housed at the Powerhouse Science Center, is looking for a home.

Southwest Seed Library looking for new home

Rachel Bennett, left, and Monea Monroe plant seeds at Turtle Lake Refuge’s East Third Avenue garden. The fall harvest will provide additional seeds for the Southwest Seed Library, which contains more than 70 varieties. The library, once housed at the Powerhouse Science Center, is looking for a home.
Rachel Bennett and Monea Monroe, both of Turtle Lake Refuge, hold mustard, right, and Ruby Queen beet seed from the Southwest Seed Library.
Rachel Bennett, left, and Monea Monroe plant seeds at Turtle Lake Refuge’s East Third Avenue garden. The fall harvest will provide additional seeds for the Southwest Seed Library, which contains more than 70 varieties. The library, once housed at the Powerhouse Science Center, is looking for a home.
If You Go

Saturday: Seed Broadcast Van at Dandelion Festival, Rotary Park. 1 to 9 p.m.May 14: Seed School Day at Turtle Lake Cafe, 848 East Third Ave. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.May 22: Seed Saving Discussion: Introduction to Seed Saving at Mountain Village in Telluride, 11 a.m.July 15-17: Four Corners Permaculture Convergence at Thunderbird Ranch, 11020 County Road 105, Mancos, www.manyhorses.org.

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