What is a Seed library? And how are they saving Alaska’s gardens? | INDIE ALASKA

Seeing how much Alaska relies on imports for food and gardening, Melina Sevigny asked herself, how could she help it’s food security?

She started the Mat-su Seed Library, a shelf located in The Wandering Cafe, equipped with seeds acclimated to Alaska.

Melina has built shelves in Wasilla, Trapper creek, and is currently working on one in Big Lake.

Video and story by: Matt Faubion

Additional video provided by: Joey Mendolia

Music by: Matt Faubion

Matt Faubion is a multimedia journalist at Alaska Public Media. Reach him at mfaubion@alaskapublic.org. Read more about Matt here.

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