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Seed Starting Workshop & Seed Swap

  • Sugar Beet Co-op 442 South Grove Avenue Oak Park, IL, 60302 United States (map)

Sunday, March 24th
12:00pm - 2:00pm

Sugar Beet Co-op Building
Community Room
442 S. Grove Ave.

Are you growing your own organic food garden this season? Extend your growing season! Learn how to sprout your seeds indoors with grow lights in 2-3 weeks while it’s still too cold to germinate seeds outdoors. Sign up for our workshop co-sponsored by The Sugar Beet Food Co-op and Deep Roots Project.

Following the workshop, will be a Seed Swap so bring your extra seeds to swap. Everyone is welcome to stay and swap seeds & gardening stories afterwards!

The workshop will include:

  • why seed start

  • which seeds to start

  • tips before you start

  • when to start

  • how to start

  • tips to keep in mind during growth

  • hardening and transplant


Workshop: 12:00pm to 1:30pm Presented by Dan Gibbs
Seed Swap (must bring seeds to swap): 1:30pm to 2:00pm

ALSO: Check out our online store of edible gardening supplies – custom raised beds, super growth garden soil blend, mighty moisture mulch, soil amendments and installation services here. Order online, by phone or in person. Contact David Murphy at dmurphy[at] and (773) 502-5600.

Earlier Event: March 23
Optimum Raised Bed Gardening Soil