(poster image via OLA Poster: Grimsby Grows Seed Library « Dysart & Jones)
Why are seed libraries becoming popular? Besides food and environmental sustainability, the quote at the bottom of their Seed Library webpage say’s it all:
“If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people. -Confucius”
See this previous post for more info about the growth of seed libraries.
More about seed libraries. How can you have a seed library when the seeds are not returnable? Have people save a full fully mature plants and give those back to the library.
It will be interesting to see how these alternative programs in libraries work out.