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Home Harvest events have always been about a community, the satisfaction of growing your own produce and the pure pleasure of sharing and eating it with others.
It's a celebration of home grown produce and local food. With the uncertainty around public gatherings this season, the celebration will look a little different, but the satisfaction and pleasure of sharing will remain.
As we couldn’t have our community picnic this year, we have teamed up with Nillumbik Council and a local artist Ravi Sommerhalder to work on creating 8 seed libraries for our community.
Using the seed libraries is easy and follows the simple philosophy of:
We encourage you to use recycled materials for envelopes. Many of the libraries use repurposed books to make origami envelopes for seed storage.
Please provide the following information on your packets:
Watch this introduction webinar we did with Kate Lavers in 2020 to get you started.
The libraries are being supported by each site, but they also form are a network. You can get seeds from any library, and when you have some to share, you can give back to any of the locations.