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Leon County Kicks Off Fall Seed Library with Event at Main Library

Leon County Kicks Off Fall Seed Library with Event at Main Library


WHO: Leon County Government
WHAT: Fall Seed Library Kickoff
WHEN: Saturday, August 13 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Leon County Main Library, 200 West Park Avenue


Join Leon County Government on Saturday, August 13 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for the Fall Seed Library kickoff at the downtown Leon County Main Library. In partnership with the UF/IFAS Leon County Extension, the kickoff event will offer fun for all ages, including hands-on seeding activities, information about vegetable gardening techniques and sustainable gardening practices, a healthy cooking demonstration, and an Ask-a-Master-Gardener booth. Staff from the Leon County Office of Sustainability and UF/IFAS Leon County Extension will also be available to answer questions to address all your gardening needs.


The ten seed varieties offered through the Fall Seed Library will be available at all Leon County Public Library locations starting Saturday, August 13. Citizens can receive up to three seed packets each month to keep and grow their personal gardens while supplies last.


The 2022 fall seed varieties include:

  • Arugula
  • Cylindra Beets
  • De Cicco Broccolia
  • Scarlet Nantes Carrots
  • Vates Collards
  • Lacinato Kale
  • New Red Fire Lettuce
  • Peione Parsley
  • French Breakfast Radishes
  • Bright Lights Swiss Chard

Since 2015, the Leon County Seed Library Program has offered seasonal seed varieties each fall and spring to residents at the Leon County Public Library. The program encourages residents to practice sustainable gardening and grow their own healthy and nutritious foods at home.

For more information about the Leon County Seed Library, visit

For more information, contact Sally Mason, Learning & Workforce Services Manager, at (850) 606-2665 / or Leon County Community and Media Relations at (850) 606-5300 /



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