Friday April 28, 2023 from 2:00 - 5:00 PM

Join us in celebrating seeds as ancestral gifts of nutrition and relatedness. Learn about traditional seed saving, culinary arts, crafting possibilities, and our deep connection to seeds as relatives. All are welcome to attend!

2:00 - 2:30: Talk on Monacan seed saving 
2:30 - 4:00: Cooking demonstration with guest chefs and our Indigenous Friendship Garden family as well seed crafting activities 
4:00 - 5:00: Seed story sharing Circle 

Please REGISTER to attend. 

Location: This event will be held in-person at the Indigenous Community Garden on the Virginia Tech Campus. The garden is at the Turf Grass Research Center located at 615 Southgate Drive, Blacksburg, VA.

Sponsors and Partners:

  • American Indian Studies at VT 
  • Center for Food Systems and Community Transformation 
  • Community Viability Endowment 
  • Office for Inclusion and Diversity 
  • American Indian and Indigenous Community Center 
  • VT Turf Grass Research Center 
  • VT Food Studies 
  • VT Mining Engineering 
  • Historic Solitude-Fraction 

If you are a person with a disability and desire assistance or accommodation, please contact Mae Hey ( prior to the event.