Seed Lending Library Back for Round 2

Purchase Seeds at the Duluth Public Library

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For the second year in a row, you’re able to get more than just books and electronics from the Duluth Public Library.

After being on the wrong side with the Minnesota Department of Agriculture, the library is now purchasing seeds from local organizations and businesses versus growing them on their own.  

This year, they are adding much more variety by including peppers, beans, tomatoes and more.

Library Technician, Jocelyn Baker, believes this program will help in making Duluth a healthier community.

“By encouraging people to grow their own vegetables and herbs, we are helping people that may not be eating these types of things have better access because they are growing them right in their backyard,” Baker said. 

Baker encourages everyone to start a garden although it’s easy to feel intimidated. 

“The library is a place where people can come for resources within the community.  Whether that be information or seeds or gardening so we are very happy to have it,” Baker said.

The seeds are free for all community members even if you are not a library holder.

The program is located on the second floor of the library.

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