Seed Library

A seed library is a community-based culture of saving & sharing seeds. The Library provides free seeds, Master Gardener instruction and supporting resources. The gardener lets a part of the crop fully mature, saves the seed and returns a portion of them to the Library to be distributed in the next growing season. Seed libraries preserve and protect biodiversity, decrease our dependency on others, reduces food insecurity, support our pollinators, and helps protect the variety and availability of multi-generational seed and story. All experience levels are welcome to join our endeavor!

2024 Seed Library Hours 

  • Wednesdays
    • 3/27: After the Seed Starting Workshop
    • 4/10: 10am-11:30am
    • 4/17: 4pm-5:30pm
    • 4/24: 5-6:30pm
  • Thursdays (4/4, 4/11, 4/18, 4/25):  6pm-8pm
  • Saturday (4/20): 10am-12pm and 2pm-4pm
  • And by appointment

Contact Autumn Goerner at agoerner@sals.edu or 518-792-6508 ext. 265 for more information.

Seed Library Series. See our calendar of events for full program and registration information.
March 27, 2024 5pm-7pm Seed Starting Workshop
April 25, 2024 5pm-7pm Native Gardening & Pollinators
May 4, 2024 10am-12pm  Foraging (off-site at SUNY ADK)
May 23, 2024 5pm-7pm Vermicomposting
July 18, 2024 5pm-7pm Herb Drying for Teas, Lotions & salves
August 8, 2023 2:30pm and 6:30pm Film: Kiss the Ground
September 12, 2024 5pm-7pm Seed Saving
October 10, 2024  5pm-7pm Seed & Book Swap


More resources:
Planting calendar www.almanac.com/gardening/planting-calendar

Seed Starting Success: Sow Like a Pro!

Success with Seedlings

How to Harden Off Indoor-Sown Plants

Seed Library information, growing and seed saving guides researched and written by Master Gardeners of Cornell Cooperative Extension Warren County.


Funding for the seed library provided by a grant from the Warren County Soil & Water Conservation District.