Gone to Seed Little Library

Gone to Seed Little Library

Tryna McLean, Gone to Seed Little Library

I started Gone to Seed in March of 2021, my husband Mark and I built the library and stocked it by breaking up my own seed stash into smaller portions. I decided to start the library at a time that was pretty stressful for a lot of people and many were deciding to renew (or begin!) an interest in gardening,...
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I started Gone to Seed in March of 2021, my husband Mark and I built the library and stocked it by breaking up my own...

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I started Gone to Seed in March of 2021, my husband Mark and I built the library and stocked it by breaking up my own seed stash into smaller portions. I decided to start the library at a time that...

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Our mission is to create a hunger free community on South Whidbey Island. Good Cheer Food Bank Garden is located on Whidbey Island, WA. We...

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Our mission is to create a hunger free community on South Whidbey Island. Good Cheer Food Bank Garden is located on Whidbey Island, WA. We are a choice-based food bank, operating on a grocery-store model to increase access to nutrient...

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Growing food in Canada has its rewards and challenges. The routine usually involves planting early in spring for cool season crops while preparing for summer....

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Growing food in Canada has its rewards and challenges. The routine usually involves planting early in spring for cool season crops while preparing for summer. Then comes fall cleanup to prepare again for the spring season. The rewards are that...

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Hello! My name is Christopher and I have been running the Rutland Elementary School Community Garden program for 9 years. Last year, 190 children planted and harvested...

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Hello! My name is Christopher and I have been running the Rutland Elementary School Community Garden program for 9 years. Last year, 190 children planted and harvested their own vegetables and in the process learned a little. I'd love to see more...

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We are a non-profit, community-supported work program for adults with intellectual disabilities. L'Arche Tahoma Hope itself began over 46 years ago. We provide meaningful work...

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We are a non-profit, community-supported work program for adults with intellectual disabilities. L'Arche Tahoma Hope itself began over 46 years ago. We provide meaningful work in an atmosphere of dignity and respect. We have 16 core members who are the...

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I am an impact entrepreneur and a biologist. I truly believe in an inclusive society and in the empowerment of people as a key component...

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I am an impact entrepreneur and a biologist. I truly believe in an inclusive society and in the empowerment of people as a key component to a healthy society and environment. I am the founder of Ciclomanias, a grassroots organization...

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We started in Oct 2023, from a Neighbourhood Small Grant. We offer free seeds that can be planted in that specific month to our Fraserview...

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We started in Oct 2023, from a Neighbourhood Small Grant. We offer free seeds that can be planted in that specific month to our Fraserview community of over 200 people. We also made a website that has more information about...

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Over the last 10 years at the hospital, I have worked with many different populations within the hospital. One of the main populations I work...

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Over the last 10 years at the hospital, I have worked with many different populations within the hospital. One of the main populations I work with is the Day Patient Mental Health and Inpatient Mental Health. We get together once...

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Urban spaces displace local wildlife species but you can use your garden to help compensate for lost habitat. By mimicking natural elements, you can roll...

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Urban spaces displace local wildlife species but you can use your garden to help compensate for lost habitat. By mimicking natural elements, you can roll out the welcome mat for creatures big and small who are looking for refuge.  Food ...

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For over 40 years, City Famer Society has been educating people on the art of composting. So, are there any secrets? In my opinion, the...

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For over 40 years, City Famer Society has been educating people on the art of composting. So, are there any secrets? In my opinion, the key ingredient to turning organic waste into rich compost is "dry, fall leaves." All you...

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From a window-box of herbs to a homestead, growing your own food is an education, a series of trial and error, and a meditation on...

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From a window-box of herbs to a homestead, growing your own food is an education, a series of trial and error, and a meditation on connecting with nature in a meaningful and personal way. It’s about observation, patience, and resourcefulness...

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Gardening in light fluffy “soil” makes a common appearance when scrolling through videos online. But did you know the fluffy soil you see is not...

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Gardening in light fluffy “soil” makes a common appearance when scrolling through videos online. But did you know the fluffy soil you see is not really soil? We actually consider that to be a soilless medium because of its absence...

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Who would’ve imagined that photographing boulevard gardens would lead to so many interesting surprises and fulfilling community-building experiences?  But what is a boulevard garden? The...

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Who would’ve imagined that photographing boulevard gardens would lead to so many interesting surprises and fulfilling community-building experiences?  But what is a boulevard garden? The boulevard is the strip of land between a road and a sidewalk. The standard boulevard...

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Non-profit’s research could bring fresh produce to underserved Canadians. Jennica Taylor didn’t want to go outside. She knew her breath would fog as temperatures approached...

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Non-profit’s research could bring fresh produce to underserved Canadians. Jennica Taylor didn’t want to go outside. She knew her breath would fog as temperatures approached minus-40°C. She knew the sun would dissolve into the darkness before supper. And with Christmas...

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Gardening is enjoyable at all ages and is especially enjoyable with children! Playing and learning outdoors can engage children of all ages in physical activity,...

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Gardening is enjoyable at all ages and is especially enjoyable with children! Playing and learning outdoors can engage children of all ages in physical activity, care for living things, and a sense of how the natural world works.   Start small...

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Nothing brings me joy like being surrounded by plants. In the summer, I love to bring people into the green cocoon that is my patio...

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Nothing brings me joy like being surrounded by plants. In the summer, I love to bring people into the green cocoon that is my patio garden under the wisteria arbour and host small (given my Vancouver patio is only eight...

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We started as a Forest and nature school dedicated to making outdoor experiences accessible for all individuals. Food security is one of the “pillars” of...

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We started as a Forest and nature school dedicated to making outdoor experiences accessible for all individuals. Food security is one of the “pillars” of our program, which is directly linked to a food forest with more than 50 species...

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Khalsa Aid was founded in 1999 by Ravi Singh to provide humanitarian aid to those experiencing natural or man-made disaster. Khalsa Aid now has many...

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Khalsa Aid was founded in 1999 by Ravi Singh to provide humanitarian aid to those experiencing natural or man-made disaster. Khalsa Aid now has many chapters around the world including the Vancouver chapter, which provides aid to the Lower Mainland,...

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Founded in 2002 by seven residents of Suspa-Kshemawati VDC, FSS is a community-based Indiegnous-led organization registered with the Dolakha district Social Welfare Council office in...

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Founded in 2002 by seven residents of Suspa-Kshemawati VDC, FSS is a community-based Indiegnous-led organization registered with the Dolakha district Social Welfare Council office in eastern Nepal. With its base in Fashelung (Phaselung) village, the organization works across several VDCs...

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The mission of the Free Library of Philadelphia is to advance literacy, guide learning, and inspire curiosity. Its vision is to build an enlightened community...

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The mission of the Free Library of Philadelphia is to advance literacy, guide learning, and inspire curiosity. Its vision is to build an enlightened community devoted to lifelong learning. Our To-Go & Grow Free Seed Library was inspired by my...

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This past month, I had the pleasure to visit five garden sites in the Lower Mainland and the Fraser Valley.  While each site was different,...

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This past month, I had the pleasure to visit five garden sites in the Lower Mainland and the Fraser Valley.  While each site was different, each has the same goals:  growing produce, education, and sharing with community. They were all...

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We here at the gardenologie are pleased to announce that we have partnered with West Coast Seeds to support Canadian rowing athlete and Olympic gold...

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We here at the gardenologie are pleased to announce that we have partnered with West Coast Seeds to support Canadian rowing athlete and Olympic gold medalist Andrea Proske on her gardening journey. We wanted to share her story in her...

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My name is a Akos and I run the re.Planted Farm & Floral Studio in Deep River, ON. We’re a regenerative urban farm that strives...

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My name is a Akos and I run the re.Planted Farm & Floral Studio in Deep River, ON. We’re a regenerative urban farm that strives to design with only the flowers we’ve grown ourselves. We are strong proponents of the...

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  Food 4 Thought is an urban organic garden matching program that started in the Kitsilano neighbourhood in the spring of 2020, matching keen apartment...

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  Food 4 Thought is an urban organic garden matching program that started in the Kitsilano neighbourhood in the spring of 2020, matching keen apartment dwelling gardeners with welcoming house owners or tenants who have yard space. Upon joining Food...

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