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.

plowing acre

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.