January 2015

January 30, 2015

Threshing Rice

For three months rice stalks hung to dry in the West Tisbury school second grade classrooms. Last week the students finally threshed and saved seed from their rice harvest. In class they illustrated the rice life cycle: from planting seedlings, to watching the tillers grow tall, to drying the stalks, and finally collecting seed — which ...
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January 15, 2015

Martha’s Vineyard Community Seed Library to Host Seed Swap

The Martha’s Vineyard Community Seed Library will hold a seed swap and germination testing workshop on Saturday, Jan 31st, from 1 to 3 pm in the community room of the West Tisbury Library. Home gardeners are welcome to bring any open-pollinated/heirloom seed packets or saved seed to swap and share, or to donate to our new ...
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