Of course, you can check out books at the Westport Library.
And — though purists once shuddered at the thought — you can also borrow CDs, DVDs and Blu-rays.
In fact — just like Alice’s Restaurant — you can get almost anything you want at our library.
Two years ago, the Westport Library began offering organic seeds. Folks loved it.
Now, the Westport Farmers’ Market has donated over 75 packets of heirloom and open-pollinated seeds to the Westport Grows Seed Exchange and Library. (“Borrowers” are encouraged to donate back to the program.)
The heirloom seeds — saved for generations by local farmers and gardeners — add to a collection that already included organic seeds from noted growers like High Mowing and Baker’s Creek.
The donation comes after the Farmers’ Market launched its own seed-saving program in February. The response was overwhelming. With thousands of seeds left, it was an easy decision to give them to the library — the market’s neighbor, across the Imperial Avenue footbridge.
Gardeners, farmers, homesteaders, chefs — and everyone else — is invited to stop by the library.
Browse a catalog at the entrance to the reference section.
Then “check out” — literally — a stunning variety of open-pollinated, heirloom or organic species of fruit, vegetables and flowers.
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