October 23, 2014

Tennessee: “Nashville Libraries Encourage People to Grow Food”

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From The Tennesseean:

In March, the Nashville Public Library launched its new Seed Exchange program, which offers vegetable, fruit, herb and flower seeds to the public at no charge.

“We want to show how easy it can be to grow some of your own food at home,” said Katherine Bryant, the Bellevue library branch manager and founder of the program.

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“Libraries are good at collecting information, like with books: They collect them, organize them and share them,” Bryant said. “That’s exactly what we’re trying to do with seeds: Collect them, organize them and share them with the public.”

Direct to Nashville Public Library Seed Exchange Web Page

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