Seeds Grow Food Project Expanding to Lakeside Gardens

The Kingston Area Seed System Initiative (KASSI), parent of the Seeds Grow Food project, has been given permission to use one acre of land at the Lakeside Community Gardens site at the corner of Front and Days roads.

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Jeff Peters plowing acre of land that the Seeds Grow Food project will use to grow heritage seed for a seed bank/.

The plot, which will be used to grow organic heirloom varieties to produce seeds for a community seed bank, was formerly part of the prison farm.

Organizers are pleased to keep the land in production.

The acre was plowed in the Fall, in partial preparation for next year’s growing season.

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Welcome to the Lakeside Community (Seed) Garden!

Frank knows a lot about growing seeds-please feel free to ask him questions!

Frank knows a lot about growing seeds-please feel free to ask him questions!

Located next to Centre 70, this community garden space is on land that was formerly Prison Farm land.  We are pleased to be growing community seeds here this year, in partnership with the Lakeside Community Garden.  If you would like to help out with this work, please email kassiseedgarden[at]gmail[dot]com

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