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October 2019

6th Annual Seed Day with Silicon Valley Grows & Slow Food South Bay

October 12 • 10:00 am3:00 pm
Rancho Rinconada Park and Recreation, 18000 Chelmsford Drive
Cupertino, CA 95014 United States
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Look forward to interesting Speakers, Seed Exchange, Great Silicon Valley Bean Weigh-In, Potluck Buffet* and Garden Chat 9 - 10             Set up. All are welcome to assist. Seed Exchange - open all day 10 - 11            Joyce Eden & Instant Pot Demo w Cherokee Trail of Tears Bean 11 - 12            Garden & Seed Chat - How does your garden grow? sharing garden stories, brIng your questions. Keep your hands busy cleaning seeds to…

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September 2019

LEAF Seed Swap

September 28 • 1:00 pm3:00 pm
LEAF CR Stone Garden, 55 Mowry Avenue
Fremont, California
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Free

Fremont based LEAF will be hosting their first ever seed swap at their Stone Garden where all vegetables are donated to local food bank. Free seeds for anyone that comes!

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Silicon Valley Seeds Fall Seed Swap

September 21 • 11:00 am3:00 pm
Free

It's time once again for Silicon Valley Seeds Fall Seed Swap! We have a ton of seeds to share, as well as stories about what grew well for us last season and what new things we're excited about growing out this fall. Do you have seed and/or stories you'd like to share with fellow gardeners? If so, please bring them along. If you don't have seeds or stories to share quite yet, don't let that stop you from coming by…

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The National Heirloom Expo

September 10 • 9:00 amSeptember 12 • 9:00 pm

Over 100 nationally and internationally acclaimed on-topic speakers. Join us in three unique speaker halls, all with their own format.  Choose from individual speakers, expert  panels, or in-depth roundtable discussions.   More details coming....

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April 2019

Hidden Villa Homesteading Day

April 27 • 9:30 am4:00 pm
Hidden Villa, 26870 Moody Road
Los Altos, CA 94022 United States
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Join us as we celebrate the practice of sustainability and self-reliance through home-scale agriculture and the cultivation of culinary and craft skills! Hear from local experts and passionate enthusiasts and learn to use natural resources in your community. With demonstrations and conversations in sheep-shearing, fiber arts, food preservation, backyard chicken care, composting, fruit tree pruning and so much more, you are guaranteed to leave with knowledge and inspiration! Note - this is a ticketed event and may sell out.  Tickets are sold…

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March 2019

One Seed One Community – Seed/Bean Share – New Santa Clara Community Garden!

March 31 • 1:00 pm3:00 pm
San Tomas & Monroe Community Garden, 2380 Monroe Street
Santa Clara, CA 95051 United States
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This year One Seed One Community is saving the Cherokee Trail of Tears Bean, a black pole bean found on the Slow Food Ark of Taste. The Cherokee Trail of Tears bean is tasty all season and can be enjoyed as a green bean, shelled bean and dry.  Come to the garden today to pick up yours for your garden! Join us in planting these beans with intentions of peace, equity, kindness, community, connection, sharing, stewardship, love, and thoughts for…

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One Seed One Community – Seed/Bean Share – Sunnyvale

March 24 • 11:00 am12:00 pm
Charles Street Gardens, 433 Charles Street
Sunnyvale, CA 94086 United States
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This year One Seed One Community is saving the Cherokee Trail of Tears Bean, a black pole bean found on the Slow Food Ark of Taste. The Cherokee Trail of Tears bean is tasty all season and can be enjoyed as a green bean, shelled bean and dry.  Come to the garden today to pick up yours for your garden! Join us in planting these beans with intentions of peace, equity, kindness, community, connection, sharing, stewardship, love, and thoughts for…

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The Bulb Guy Bulb Garden Show

March 23 • 12:00 pmMarch 31 • 5:00 pm

Of all the beautiful things you can plant in your backyard, nothing is easier than planting bulbs.  Rich Santoro, nicknamed the "Bulb Guy" by the late Holly Hayes of the San Jose Mercury News, has got it down to a "science" after 28 years of practice. Since 2010 he has been planting bulbs in honor of his late son, Boom.  Last December marked the planting of the 80,000th bulb by his grandson!  Not only is the garden a spectacle of…

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January 2019

Celebrate National Seed Swap Day

January 27 • 11:00 am12:00 pm

Join Local Garden Share and Slow Food South Bay to celebrate National Seed Swap Day January 27, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm (yes, only one hour!) Charles Street Gardens, 433 Charles St, Sunnyvale, CA 94086, USA Bring seeds to share, especially seeds you have saved. Please make sure to label and share as much information as you can about your seeds. To learn more about saving seeds,  https://www.seedsavers.org/learn 2019 Kick Off for One Seed, One Community  OSOC will continue to encourage gardeners…

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July 2018

Saving Tomato Seeds

July 28, 2018 • 11:00 am12:00 pm
Central Park Library, 2635 Homestead
Santa Clara, CA 95051 United States
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Do you have a favorite tomato? Want to save tomato seeds for next year to grow and share with friends and the Central Park Seed Library? SCUCCE Master Gardener and founder of Silicon Valley Grows! One Seed, One Community, Hillie Salo, will guide participants in a hands on workshop to save tomato seeds. Bring your very ripe favorite tomato washed, and a jar with a lid. We will demonstrate what steps are necessary to preserve tomato seeds.

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October 2017

SEED DAY 2017

October 14, 2017 • 11:30 am6:00 pm
Rancho Rinconada Park and Recreation, 18000 Chelmsford Drive
Cupertino, CA 95014 United States
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We share seeds, we learn, we eat, we watch movie, we inspire --and be inspired.

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September 2017

Dinner & Movie – for our members

September 25, 2017 • 7:00 pm8:30 pm
Private home in Cupertino

Dinner and movie for new and renewing members

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July 2017

Seeds & Suds! Annual Meeting, 20-year celebration

July 23, 2017 • 1:00 pm8:00 pm
Raynor Park, 1565 QUAIL AVE
SUNNYVALE, CA 94087 United States
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Free

Come celebrate Full Circle Farm, our 20-year anniversary, and San Jose's beer week.

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September 2016

SFSB Tour De Coop

September 17, 2016 • 9:00 am4:00 pm
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2016 Coop Tour Signup: Register now for the 2016 Coop Tour – September 17, 2016 as: Click here for Coop Tourist – One to visit coops and coop stops Click here for  Coopsters – If you wish to open up your yard or community garden for the tour

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April 2016

Seed Day 2016: support AB 1810, the California Seed Exchange Democracy Act

April 17, 2016 • 1:00 pm9:00 pm
Rancho Rinconada Park and Recreation, 18000 Chelmsford Drive
Cupertino, CA 95014 United States
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Learn all about Seed Sharing. Currently it is legal among small entities, AB 1810 is securing that right.

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January 2016

Slow Food South Bay 2016 Annual Meeting & Local Slow Food Fair Taste’n Sip Event

January 31, 2016 • 3:00 pm5:00 pm
Roosevelt Room, Campbell Community Center, 1 West Campbell Avenue
Campbell, CA 95008 United States
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SAVE THE DATE!     FAMILIES WELCOME!     FREE to all! Campbell Community Center in the Roosevelt Room JOIN US for Slow Food South Bay's fifth annual Slow Resources Food Fair and a brief Annual Meeting.  Along with the election of three new board members from our Leadership Team and a quick 2015 review, we are hosting a pop-up market featuringa few of the best bakers, food and drink makers, and farmers who comprise our deliciously unique local food web.   Stroll, sip…

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