May 18, 2022

UMass Amherst: Mass Aggie Seed Library Opens at the Science and Engineering Library

From the UMass Amherst Library:

The Mass Aggie Seed Library at the Science and Engineering Library, now open for seed borrowing and donation, houses a collection focusing on organic, open-pollinated, and heirloom vegetable and flower seeds, as well as a collection of books to educate the community about seed saving. Additionally, seed-saving tools will soon be available for loan to encourage and support seed-saving efforts.

Learn More, Direct to Seed Library LibGuide

The idea for the Mass Aggie Seed Library was proposed in Fall 2018 by an undergraduate biology student.

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