15th Annual Santa Barbara Community Seed Swap

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Date & Time

Sun, Jan 29 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Address (map)

631 Garden St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Venue (website)

S.B. Community Arts Workshop

15th Annual Santa Barbara Community Seed Swap

Sunday, January 29, 2023

11am – 4pm, FREE – Rain or Shine

A celebration to bring seeds & people together


Santa Barbara Community Arts Workshop (SBCAW)

631 Garden St, Santa Barbara, CA  93101

Join us for the 15th Annual Santa Barbara Community Seed Swap!  The event takes place at the Santa Barbara Community Arts Center (SBCAW) in downtown Santa Barbara, with both indoor and outdoor space, rain or shine!

Hundreds attend this free event every year sharing seeds and knowledge with other backyard gardeners, plant lovers, beekeepers, farmers and more.  Come be a part of this seed saving movement, making sure locally adapted seeds & plants are passed on to future generations.  Free seeds offered to help gardeners get started.  Local groups will have seed & plant related exhibits.  Live music, and kids activities throughout the day.

Once again we will honor a Local Food Hero, this year the award goes to veteran Los Osos Valley organic farmer Larry Kandarian ofKandarian Organic Farms, who grows ancient grains & legumes, and practices exemplary soil care.  Join us for an award ceremony at 1pm.

  • Bring seeds, plants, cuttings, and garden knowledge to swap.
  • Don’t have these? Then come get seeds. Seeds to sow, seeds to grow, seeds to harvest. Seeds to save and share next year.
  • Activities for all ages.
  • Music that will have your toes tapping.
  • Plant and seed-related exhibits from local groups
  • Special speakers throughout the day.
  • A gathering of garden friends old and new.
  • Seed saving is a fun and easy way to connect to the circle of life.

 A Community Event Hosted by Santa Barbara Permaculture Network

Co-Sponsored by Explore EcologyIsland Seed & FeedBlue Sky BiocharBaker Creek Heirloom Seeds, and Santa Barbara Aquaponics.

 More Info: Margie@sbpermaculture.org, (805) 962-2571

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