Bloom Community Farm– Seed Saving

Sponsored by:

Wood River Seed Alliance/Hunger Coalition

Project Champion:

Lynea Petty
lpetty@thehungercoalition.org

What are the appropriate grade levels?

K-12

Is there a limit to the number of participants?

1 classroom

The theme for this project is:

Plants, Biology, Ecosystems, Environment, Farming

Students will save seeds from Bloom Community Farm and Hope Garden, and contribute them to the existing Wood River Seed Library. Students will work with Farm staff and Wood River Seed Alliance personnel to harvest, label and store a variety of vegetable and
flower seeds. The seeds will be available (at no charge) to home gardeners, schools, community
growing spaces and more in the years to come. John Caccia, seed saving expert from Wood River Seed Alliance, will assist in this project. Students to provide seed packets.