Heirloom Seed Expo in California

EcoFarm is a sponsor of the Heirloom Seed Expo happening at the The Sonoma County Fairgrounds, in Santa Rosa, California September 13th, 14th and 15th, 2011 hosted by Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds and The Petaluma Seed Bank.  

They are looking for farmers to exhibit or sell at a farmer’s market. Please visit www.theheirloomexpo.com to sign up your farm to exhibit or contact Christian Dake at Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company, 707-853-5171.

More Info From Baker Creek: It is time to sign your farm or home garden up to exhibit in the National Heirloom Exposition. The inaugural holding of the National Heirloom Exposition will be a huge event to showcase farming and pure food. This World’s Fair of Heirlooms will showcase a main exhibit of thousands of varieties of heirloom fruits and open pollinated fruits and vegetables,  as well as large display of heritage livestock hosted by the American Livestock Breeds Conservancy, including a rare poultry contest. There is a line up of over 50 wonderful farm and garden and bee speakers including Alice Waters, Vandana Shiva, and Jeffery Smith.

We would love to exhibit your farm or garden and what you grow or raise. Farmer and Gardeners displaying will be the heart of the event.  There are also many other avenues of involvement including a farmers market, a vendor hall with quality farm and garden vendors, and a large garden art exhibit. Great exhibits like a mobile bee trailer with a pollination garden, renowned Chef cooking demos, Navajo weavers, heritage butter and cheese making will all be thriving. There will be incredible sustainable food vendors serving up delicious fair. This event will create a rallying platform to increase awareness of the dangers facing us with GMO’s. The event will include over a dozen seed companies, hundreds of farmers and will be attended by large enthusiastic public thanks to all the wonderful press.

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