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    Name: Nantucket Garden Festival: Fifteen Heirloom Varieties, Their Stories and Why They Belong in Your Garden with Lee Buttala
    Date: July 16, 2019
    Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EDT
    Event Description:
    The former director of Seed Savers Exchange and co-editor of The Seed Garden shares the stories of some of his favorite heirloom varieties and makes the case for why we should still be growing these time-honored vegetables and flowers in our gardens today. Recounting the tales of this varieties, many of which were headed for extinction before dedicated gardeners, seed savers, and farmers created a movement to rescue them, Buttala shares ideas  for creating a diverse garden that ensures the security of our food supply, while providing us with great tasting produce and beautiful plants that can inhabit our gardens for generations to come.
    Location:

    Nantucket Lighthouse School

    1 Rugged Road

    Date/Time Information:
    7/16 2-3PM
    Contact Information:
    Logan Gomes
    Fees/Admission:

    $50 Early Bird pricing through June 30.

    $75 After June 30.

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