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Posted on: August 16, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Library to Host Virtual Seed Saving Workshop

August 12, 2021 – Join the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library Thursday, August 26 at 6 p.m. for a fun and informative virtual seed saving workshop with author and seed farmer Bevin Cohen.  Listen as Cohen explains the importance of saving our garden seeds, sharing their stories, and giving the gift of seed to others. Learn the basics of this traditional skill and start saving seeds from your own gardens! Bring your seed saving questions and have them answered during the Q&A session after Bevin's presentation. The Library will also give away one of his books as a prize for attending the workshop.  Registration is required through the Library calendar at, or by calling the library Reference line at 989-837-3449.

Bevin Cohen is an author, herbalist, gardener, seed saver, and educator. He’s the owner of Small House Farm and the founder of Michigan Seed Library, a community seed-sharing initiative that has worked to establish more than 90 seed library programs! He offers workshops and lectures nationwide on the benefits of living closer to the land through seeds, herbs and locally-grown food. Bevin is a freelance writer and videographer whose work has appeared in numerous publications including Mother Earth News, Hobby Farms, Grit Magazine, and the Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company catalog. He is the author of Saving Our Seeds and The Artisan Herbalist. You can learn more about Bevin’s work at

The Grace A. Dow Memorial Library is located at 1710 W. St. Andrews Rd and is a service of the City of Midland. For more information or to learn more about the Library, call
989-837-3449 or visit

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