Kauai GMO-free seed exchange stewards plant diversity

Hawaii Independent Staff

Kapaa, KAUAI—A collective of community groups on Kauai will hold the Seed and Plant Exchange on Sunday, June 12 at Keiki o Ka Aina in Kapaa. This event in designed to facilitate local growers in the ongoing stewardship of valuable plant diversity by producing, saving, and sharing seeds and other plant materials with island neighbors.

Check-in of plant material will begin at noon, and the seed and plant exchange will begin after the 2:00 p.m. group blessing. A lecture by One Song Farm’s Lisa Fuller will follow.

All seeds and plants at the exchange will be given freely or traded. Participants are asked to bring only pre-cleaned, non-invasive, GMO free materials.

Live music will be featured, as will food from Papaya Natural Foods.

The community groups behind the Seed and Plant Exhange are Regenerations Botanical Garden and Kauai Community Seed Bank, GMO free Kauai, Akamai Backyard, and Na Keiki O Ka Aina.

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Sunday, June 12 from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Na Keiki O Ka Aina
4-831 Kuhio Hwy.

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