Join us on Saturday, November 26 from 2:00-4:00 PM to learn about the basics of seed saving at this family-friendly event, hosted by the UBC Education Library. In addition to a library tour and book display, we will screen Farm Folk City Folk's Seed Saving 101 video.
Register for the event at this link.
Welcome to the UBC Seed Lending Library! We are open to everyone, and we're located in two locations; Woodward Library and the Education Library on the Vancouver campus. The UBC Seed Lending Library allows anyone to "borrow" seeds free of charge, and provides opportunities to learn about gardening, seed saving, and agricultural research and teaching at UBC.
Thank you to our partner, UBC Farm, for their support of the UBC Seed Lending Library!
Our seeds come from borrowers who kindly return seeds at the end of the growing season as well as donations from the UBC Farm and West Coast Seeds, and a UTown@UBC grant which helped us to purchase seeds from the BC Eco Seeds Co-op.
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Like traditional library services, a seed library provides access to a resource. Patrons are able to borrow seeds for their own garden! A seed library is a collection of seeds that can be "borrowed" with the goal of contributing to learning, experimentation, and community. As users learn about seed saving, they return the seeds from their crops for others to use.
When you grow and save seeds, you: