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“Defending the earth means safeguarding biodiversity, the landscape and farming. Those who haven’t seen the importance of farming haven’t understood anything!”
Carlo Petrini, Founder of Slow Food

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Crown Point Organic Plant Sale This Weekend!

The Greenhouses at Crown Point are brimming with fresh, new plants in preparation for the Crown Point Annual Organic Plant Sale on May 17 and 18 with a special Crown Point member only night on Friday, May 16. 

This year’s plant sale will once again feature more than 200 varieties of organic plants all grown at Crown Point including Slow Food USA Ark of Taste heirloom varieties. Plant prices range from $3 to $5 each.  

On Saturday and Sunday, food vendors selling breakfast items, coffee and refreshments, as well as a variety of vendors selling accessory garden items, will be on-site. In addition, a free container gardening workshop will be  present by Crown Point’s own education coordinator Lynn Gregor at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday.  

Organic Plant Sale Hours: 

Friday, May 16, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. for members only. 

(Crown Point memberships may be purchased at the sale.)

Saturday, May 17, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

Sunday, May 18, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

All proceeds from this annual Crown Point fundraiser support Crown Point and its mission.

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