new issue on salenow!
Seed-sharing station

Seed savers take a stand

Story by

Sharing seeds has never been easier, SIMON WEBSTER reports.

Forget your soft drink vending machines, stands of free postcards and ATMs; here’s a great way of filling up an empty corner in a café.

Seed-saving stations are popping across the US and Canada, giving people the opportunity to take and donate seeds, free of charge.

Spaces such as galleries, coffee shops and libraries can grab themselves a station, as long as they agree to keep the stamp pad inked, the pencils sharpened, and the stapler restocked.

It’s the brainwave of Hawaiian guerilla gardening group, Eating in Public.