"We had a visit from the state Ag department as well. That's when folks went to the state legislature and lobbied to have the seed law (which was written to control seed companies for commercial purposes) amended to exclude seed libraries and…"
"If you keep track of your sources (where you obtained the seed), then you can track back the 'right' to name the seed. Most heirloom seed are not a problem.
Has seed legislation been passed or is it in legislation now? you may need some…"
"have you had classes on how to save seed properly? We don't require it, but we encourage seed saving/donation when people know what they're doing.
Our seed library is funded by donations through the Foundation. We did have to go to the…"
May 12, 2016
Carol Erkens just added their location. (via Member Map)
"Our library is small - we're in a a rural town of 7000. We don't have branches and there are only 3 of us that are employed there. I started the seed library and the other 2 librarians are very supportive, but they aren't bought in at…"
How 'bought in' are the other staff members? In multi-branch systems where the seed library is housed at only one location, do the other locations talk up the seed library?Is your seed library considered a 'collection', like the genealogy section or the government documents? Or is it considered a 'library with a library'?Carol Erkens, Adult Services LibrarianOmaha Public LibraryBenson BranchSee More