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July 2017

July Seed Library Hours

July 18, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Collingswood Library, 771 Haddon Ave
Collingswood, NJ 08108 United States
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The seed lending library will be open and available. Please stop by to borrow some seeds for your garden. There will be knowledgeable people on hand to answer questions relating to care for your seeds. How it works: 1. You stop by during open hours to select seeds from our lending library. Availability of seeds is determined by season. 2. You submit your email address and the seeds that you borrow. 3. You are highly encouraged to return seeds to…

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Green Challenge Film Fest: Inhabit

July 20, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Collingswood Community Center, 30 W Collings Ave
Collingswood, NJ 08108 United States
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Free 61 spots left

The 2017 Green Challenge Film Fest continues with a free screening of  the award winning documentary Inhabit:  A Permaculture Perspective. Inhabit's director, Costa Boutsikaris explores the many environmental issues facing us today and examines solutions that are being applied using the ecological design process called "Permaculture". Permaculture employs principles found in ecosystems to help shift our impact from destructive to regenerative. Inhabit provides an intimate look at permaculture peoples and practices ranging from rural, suburban, and urban landscapes. This inspiring film offers the possibility that humans…

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August 2017

August Seed Library Hours

August 15, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Collingswood Library, 771 Haddon Ave
Collingswood, NJ 08108 United States
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The seed lending library will be open and available. Please stop by to borrow some seeds for your garden. There will be knowledgeable people on hand to answer questions relating to care for your seeds. How it works: 1. Stop by during open hours to select seeds from our lending library. Availability of seeds is determined by season. 2. Submit your email address with the seeds that you borrow. 3. You are highly encouraged to return seeds to library. After…

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Green Challenge Film Fest: Seed

August 17, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Collingswood Library, 771 Haddon Ave
Collingswood, NJ 08108 United States
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Free 52 spots left

Movie: Few things on Earth are as miraculous and vital as seeds -- worshiped and treasured since the dawn of humankind. This documentary follows passionate seed keepers who are protecting a 12,000 year-old food legacy. In the last century, 94% of all seed varieties have disappeared. A cadre of 10 agrichemical companies, including Syngenta, Bayer, and Monsanto, controls over two-thirds of the global seed market, reaping unprecedented profits. Farmers and others battle to defend the future of our food. Green…

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September 2017

Seed Saving Demonstration and September Library Hours

September 19, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Collingswood Library, 771 Haddon Ave
Collingswood, NJ 08108 United States
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Free 60 spots left

Join us for an educational evening on how to save seeds. We will cover the three basic methods of processing seeds: dry, wet, & fermentation. The presentation will be about 10-15 minutes. This will be followed by a demonstration of all three methods. If you'd like to get your hands dirty please bring your own fruits and dried seed pods with you for processing. This last part is optional. If you wish to participate in the hands on portion, please…

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Monthly Meeting Topic TBD

September 21, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Collingswood Library, 771 Haddon Ave
Collingswood, NJ 08108 United States
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Free

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October 2017

Monthly Meeting Topic TBD

October 19, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Collingswood Library, 771 Haddon Ave
Collingswood, NJ 08108 United States
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Free

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November 2017

Monthly Meeting Topic TBD

November 16, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Collingswood Library, 771 Haddon Ave
Collingswood, NJ 08108 United States
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Free

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January 2018

Seed Exchange: Swap & Donate

January 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Collingswood Library, 771 Haddon Ave
Collingswood, NJ 08108 United States
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Free

Calling all gardeners, seed keepers, and heirloom enthusiasts! Join the SJ Seed Circle Library for an evening of seed swapping and saving. It is that time of year again. We will be holding our annual seed swap. Please bring your own seeds, if you have any. We are doing something a little different this year. We are encouraging people to donate locally grown seeds to the seed library separate to participating in the seed swap. Participants are encouraged to bring…

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February 2018

Make & Take Herbal Salve

February 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Collingswood Library, 771 Haddon Ave
Collingswood, NJ 08108 United States
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Make & Take Herbal Salve This "Seed to Sovereignty" workshop will turn beautiful, sunlight-filled calendula flowers into healing herbal salve. Using organic oils and organically grown calendula blossoms you will learn how to make the herbal infused oil needed to make this soothing salve. Each participant in this hands-on class will go home with a tin of vegan or traditional beeswax salve to brighten the cold winter days and prepare for spring. $5 materials fee is payable when you register.…

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