Frome Potato Day and Seed Swap 2018!

The Frome Potato Day and Seed Swap will be on Sunday 25th February 2018, from 10am - 2pm, at the Cheese and Grain, Market Yard, Frome, £2 entry.

With everything the keen gardener or allotmenteer needs, the event is the best way to get your gardening year off to a good start!

This year there will be an incredible edible twist with local delights from Frome Country Market and Frome Food Assembly, and a cooking demo from Lungi Babas.

A family friendly event, with children’s activities throughout the day!

There will also be the community-run Seed Swap so get your spare seeds and brown envelopes out!

…And don’t forget the workshops and activities:

Film: Seeds of Justice, In the hands of farmers The Gaia Foundation

Using Medicines from your garden Herbalist Em Tivey

Growing Medicinal Plants Permaculturaist Pavla Kislerova

Growing salads in a polytunnel Green Party District Councillor Shane Collins

Making willow bird feeders Earth Matters Mary Cross

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Making bug hotels (all day) Wild Thyme Forest School

Facepainting (all day) Green Heart Parties

Of course we will have the huge range of seed potatoes from Pennard Plants, this year also including several good quality blight resistant varieties (if you want large quantities, you can order them in advance) and hundreds of different types of seed.

As well as heritage varieties, we’ll have organically and locally grown seeds, and many unusual and fun varieties

You can also expect to find onion and garlic sets, fruit trees, bushes and canes, and rhubarb crowns.

We’ll also have some excellent local suppliers of spring bulbs, fragrant and bee-friendly plants, to fill the garden with colour and beauty this year!

So don’t be a couch potato… come and join us for a day of family fun!!

Vounteers are always welcome to help this great non-profit event run smoothly! Please contact or 07857437608 if you can help for a couple of hours.