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Pine River Seed Library to open for season March 1

The Seed Library will be open to seed borrowers Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning March 1.

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The Pine River Seed Library will reopen March 1 for anyone who would like to borrow seed for the 2022 growing season.

Seeds are free to all. Seed borrowers will be asked to complete a simple membership form and a seed check-out form, and are encouraged to save some seed at the end of the season for themselves and to return to the library.

Members who have borrowed seed previously will only need to update their check-out form.

The seed library is housed in the Pine River Public Library and will be open to seed borrowers from noon to 3:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays starting March 1.

Seed library volunteers will be available to assist borrowers with seed selection, to answer questions and to provide information about saving seed.

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People who are unable to come during the listed hours are encouraged to call Barb at 218-587-2326 for an appointment.

Donated seeds may be delivered any time during public library hours by dropping them off at the seed library table. Seeds should be in an envelope or plastic bag and should be labeled with the type of seed, name of the variety, year harvested and grower’s name.

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