Breaking News: Venue Change for Day 2 of “Celebrate Seed Diversity with The Hanover Garden Club”, January 8 & 9, now at the Montshire Museum of Science & Howe Library
Broken pipes have resulted in a venue change for Day 2 of this event. Day 1 of the “Celebration of Seed Diversity” as originally scheduled: The Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich VT will host the January 8 screening of "Open Sesame." But the celebration will move on January 9 to the Howe Library in Hanover NH. The two-day event features a film, gallery presentation and lecture emphasizing the importance of seed diversity, sustainable and organic agriculture & gardening, as well as the importance of the use and collection of heirloom seeds in maintaining a healthy food supply. All “Celebration of Seed Diversity” events are free and open to the public.
Monday, January 8, 5:30 PM, Montshire Museum of Science: A special screening of the documentary “Open Sesame: The Story of Seeds” with an introduction and Q & A session following the film led by Ken Greene, founder of the Hudson Valley Seed Library.
Tuesday, January 9, 1:00 PM, Howe Library: Gallery Presentation and Lecture by Ken Greene. Mr. Greene brings his passion for seed diversity, heirloom seeds and fine art to his work. His company, Hudson Valley Seed Company (hudsonvalleyseed.com), sustainably grows heirloom seeds at their certified organic and certified organic handler farm in Accord, NY. These are sold in “Art Packs” printed with specially commissioned, framable, fine art. The gallery presentation will feature the original works and the importance of seed biodiversity, sustainable and organic gardening and farming, with an emphasis how we can support this in our own gardens and daily lives.
The “Celebration of Seed Diversity” is sponsored by the Co-op Food Stores of Hanover, Lebanon and White River Junction.