Hanover Garden Club Seed Diversity Celebration Film Screening
*PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE IN LOCATION FOR HANOVER GARDEN CLUB EVENTS IN JANUARY*
Monday, January 8, 5:30 PM, at the Montshire Museum of Science:
Join us for a special screening of the documentary “Open Sesame: The Story of Seeds” with an introduction and Q & A session following the film led by Ken Greene, founder of the Hudson Valley Seed Library. Created by award-winning Canadian film maker and writer Sean Kaminsky, the film takes a hard look at the risks that the loss of biodiversity in seeds pose to our food supply and the environment.
Tuesday, January 9, 1:00 PM, at the Howe Library Hanover, NH:
Join us at the Howe Library for a gallery presentation and lecture by Ken Greene. Mr. Greene brings his passion for seed diversity, heirloom seeds and fine art to his work. His company, Hudson Valley Seed Company, sustainably grows heirloom seeds at the certified organic and certified organic handler farm in Accord, NY. These are sold in “Art Packs” printed with specially commissioned fine contemporary art. The gallery presentation will feature these original works of art. Mr. Greene’s presentation will cover the importance of seed biodiversity, sustainable and organic gardening and farming, with an emphasis how we can support this in our own gardens and daily lives.
This program series is co-sponsored by the Hanover Garden Club and Montshire Museum of Science.
For complete information on programs and this series, visit www.hanovergardenclub.org
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February 6, 2018, 1:00 pm
The Little Things: Cultivating Healthy Communities Above and Below the Ground
Speaker: Cat Buxton
March 6, 2018, 1:00 pm
Layers in our Land: Working with Edges
Speaker: Kelsey Haigh
April 3, 2018, 1:00 pm
Gardening with Intensity: The 7 habits of Highly Effective Gardeners
Speaker: Benjamin Pauly
May 1, 2018, 1:00 pm
Dahlias: How to Grow Them and How to Love Them
Speaker: Emily Cleaveland