Native Seeds/SEARCH Events
Valentine's Day Wildflower Plant Sale
Friday, Feb. 9th - Sunday, Feb. 11th
10 AM - 5 PM
NS/S Retail Store, 3061 N. Campbell Avenue Tucson, AZ
Native Seeds/SEARCH is once again bringing in the beautiful wildflowers for Valentine's Day. Why buy cut flowers for your loved ones when you can give the gift of LIVING native wildflowers that will bloom for months to come? Aside from living plants, we will also be discounting wildflower seeds all weekend. Hope to see you there!
2-Day Introduction to Seed Saving
9 AM - 4:30 PM
NS/S Conservation Center, 3584 E. River Rd. Tucson, AZ
Two-day course on all things seeds! This course is for gardeners, farmers, herbalists, nurseries, CSAs, non-profits, government agencies and everyone concerned with regional, sustainable and diverse agriculture.
Where to find Native Seeds/SEARCH in the community
Come visit us at community events throughout the Southwest. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in hosting NS/S at a community event such as a public talk, festival, or farmer's market. Please include location, time, possible honorarium, and details about the type of audience and expected number of individuals. We will do our best to accommodate your request.
Native Seeds/SEARCH Benefit featuring Pedro y Los Lîricos and Mariachi Alma Tucsonense
Saturday, January 20th
7 PM - 11 PM
Exo Roast Co., 403 N 6th Ave Tucson, AZ 85705
Pedro y Los Lîricos and Mariachi Alma Tucsonense --IN ONE NIGHT TOGETHER to benefit Native Seeds/SEARCH! Come check out the new intriguing projects NSS has going and sample from a menu of food from Native Seeds/SEARCH or inspired by this region. Show starts at 7:00 PM with Mariarchi Alma Tucsonense and then 8:00-10:00 with Pedro y Los Lîricos. Bring your dancing shoes!
Spring Planting in the Low Desert
Friday, February 16th
10 AM- 11:30 AM
Miller-Golf Links Public Library, 9640 E Golf Links Rd, Tucson
Hard to believe it but our "winter" season is almost over and Spring will soon be here! Spring season is a great time to plant edibles in the low desert of the Sonoran Desert. During this workshop we will discuss several different varieties of spring appropriate seeds varieties in arid-lands such as greens, beans, chiles, tomatoes, squash, herbs and more. Other topics covered will include strategies to conserve water, garden bed design and soil preparation, and other tips for successful gardening in arid-lands.
Phoenix Public Market - Pop-up Shop and Workshop
Every 3rd Saturday
8 AM - 1 PM
721 N Central Avenue (Central and McKinley)
Join us for a pop-up shop during the weekly Saturday farmer's market. We will have seeds for our favorite varieties to plant in the Phoenix area, heritage food products, and information for you to succeed with your garden. Occasionally we will also have seasonally appropriate plant starts. At 9 AM there will be free workshop. Details here.