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Natural Awakenings Dallas -Fort Worth Metroplex Edition


Seeds For One, Seeds For All

Because of a seed shortage this spring, Slow Food DFW has partnered with the Dallas Public Library Seed Library, city of Dallas, Grow Garden Grow, Dallas County Master Gardeners and Seed Sovereignty to grow, harvest and share locally grown seeds. 


Urban gardens are usually too small to grow the minimum plant numbers to maintain genetic stock of many seed varieties. Sharing seed for many gardeners to grow and save builds a greater diversity into the genetics of that variety.


Seed libraries lend seeds with the intention that successful gardeners will return more seeds, not to be confused with seed banks, which hold and store seed in the event of an environmental disaster. Over time, this process has the potential to build local adaptation in the seeds and strengthen our local food systems.


To donate seeds for vegetables, herbs and flowers, place clean, dry seeds in an envelope and include the common name of the seed, the variety, the person it was harvested by, the location and harvest date and any additional information.


Seed donations may be dropped at Moss Haven Farm, 9202 Moss Farm Lane, Dallas, at the south side of the building. For more information, visit

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