14th Annual Santa Barbara Community Seed Swap

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14th Annual Santa Barbara Community Seed Swap
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Event Date: 
Sunday, March 20, 2022 - 11:00 to 16:00

14th Annual Santa Barbara Community Seed Swap
Sunday, March 20, 2022
11-4pm, Free - Rain or Shine!
Children Welcome
celebration to bring seeds & people together

Hundreds attend every year, sharing seeds and knowledge with other backyard gardeners, plant lovers, beekeepers, farmers and more. Come be a part of this seed saving movement, making sure locally adapted seeds & plants are passed on to future generations. Special speakers, children activities, & live music. Local groups will have plant and seed related exhibits.

A celebration to bring seeds & people together

LOCATION

Santa Barbara Community Arts Workshop (SBCAW)
631 Garden Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Please join us for the 14th Annual Santa Barbara Community Seed Swap with a new Spring date! The free event takes place on Sunday, March 20, from 11-4pm, rain or shine, at a brand new location, the Santa Barbara Community Arts Workshop (SBCAW), with both indoor and outdoor space.

This year’s Local Food Hero Award honors the Explore Ecology Garden Program and its Garden Educators, please join us for an award ceremony at 2pm.

Hundreds attend every year, sharing seeds and knowledge with other backyard gardeners, plant lovers, beekeepers, farmers and more. Come be a part of this seed saving movement, making sure locally adapted seeds & plants are passed on to future generations. Special speakers, children activities, & live music. Local groups will have plant and seed related exhibits.

Special note: Proof of vaccination required to attend the event, masks encouraged inside indoor spaces (per request of many of our exhibitors, with their health in mind).

Seed saving is a fun and easy way to connect to the circle of life!
Bring seeds, plants, cuttings, and garden knowledge to swap.

Don't have these?
Then come get seeds.
Seeds to sow.
Seeds to grow.
Seeds to harvest.
Seeds to save and share next year.
Activities for all ages
Music that will have your toes tapping

Special speakers throughout the day
A gathering of garden friends old and new.

An Annual Community Event Hosted by:
Santa Barbara Permaculture Network

Cosponsors: Santa Barbara Permaculture Network, Explore Ecology, Art from Scrap, Blue Sky Biochar,
Island Seed & Feed, Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company, & Santa Barbara Aquaponics

Seed Swap Facebook Event Page

More Info: Margie@sbpermaculture.org, (805) 962-2571, www.sbpermaculture.org

2022 Local Food Hero Award

This year the award goes to the Explore Ecology School Garden Program and its amazing Garden Educators. Explore Ecology’s mission is educating the next generation of environmental stewards, serving more than 30,000 children annually. As a part of this mission, Explore Ecology’s Garden Educators teach garden-based lesson plans in 30 local schools, connecting children to the food they eat while creating healthy garden ecosystems. Unique to the program is the ongoing support of a dedicated Garden Educator for each participating school, working with both the teachers & students.

Event Category: 
GARDEN