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Community Seed Library

Information about seed saving, gardening, and local resources

Books

The Complete Guide to Saving Seeds

by Robert E. Gough & Cheryl Moore-Gough

A full-color resource explains how to gather, clean, and store seeds for three hundred different kinds of vegetables, fruits, herbs, flowers, trees, and shrubs, as well as how to propagate and care for new seedlings

The Seed Garden

by Micaela Colley

Filled with advice for the home gardener and the more seasoned horticulturist alike, The Seed Garden: The Art and Practice of Seed Saving provides straightforward instruction on collecting and saving seed from your favorite heirloom and open-pollinated plants.

Gathering

by Diane Ott Whealy

Presents the biography of the conservationist who began the Seed Savers Exchange with her ex-husband in order to save seeds passed down through generations and maintain horticultural diversity

Seed Libraries

by Cindy Conner

Seed Libraries is a practical guide to saving seeds through community programs, including: step-by-step instructions for setting up a seed library; a wealth of ideas to help attract patrons and keep the momentum going; and profiles of existing libraries and other types of seed saving partnerships.

Seeds: Time Capsules of Life

by Rob Kesseler

This large-format book melds art and science in an authoritative examination of the design and function of seeds.

Streaming Videos

Seed: The Untold Story

Seeds of Change

Open Sesame: The Story of Seeds