THE 15TH ANNUAL SPRING PLANTING FESTIVAL

 

Browse through thousands of varieties of plants and learn how to grow them with our acclaimed guest speakers.

 

Come and join us and 10,000 gardeners at America's premier event of seeds, plants, music, culture and the celebration of historic foods. Enjoy a sense of community with fascinating seed collectors, renowned musicians, national speakers, historic demonstrators, food activists, home schoolers, western re-enactors, organic growers, gourmet chefs, free-thinkers, historic farm animals & poultry, Ozarkian crafters, trendy vendors and herbal hippies...

 

We are excited to have more vendors this year than ever before! Don't miss your chance to be a vendor. 

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It's all here and more at the
SPRING PLANTING FESTIVAL!

 

Join us May 3 & 4 (Sun. and Mon.), 2015.  

10 a.m.-7 p.m. both days at Baker Creek Seed Company

Adults $5.00, Kids 16 and under get in free.
Contact us to become a vendor!

 

 

Spring Festival Speakers 2015

 

 

 

Sunday

 

10:30 Botanical Explorers:--Joseph and Patrick Simcox travel all over the world seeking out rare seed varieties.

 

11:30 Joe Maxwell: Former Missouri Lt. Governor and current Vice President of Outreach and Engagement for The HSUS.--How govt. big corporations are endangering our food supply and what you can do about it!

 

12:30 Sara Patterson:Teen farmer who started her first CSA at the age of 14 in Utah.--Topic To Be Announced

 

1:30 Linda Ly: Renowned blogger and author of The CSA Cookbook.--From Leaves and Flowers to Stems and Seeds: Exploring All the Delicious Possibilities of Your Vegetables.

 

2:30 Charlie Hopper: Missouri Department of Agriculture marketing specialist.--Growing a Food Web

 

3:30 Anna Peach: Owner and operator of one-woman, no till, Squash and Awe Guerilla Farm in Hawaii.--Micro Market Gardening.

 

4:30 To Be Announced

 

5:30 To Be Announced

 

 

 

Monday

 

10:30 Josh Young:--Of Seeds and Weeds: The extraordinary self-taught Horticulturalists Luther Burbank and Norman Criddle.


11:30 Jason Streubel:--Topic To Be Announced

 

12:30 Leonid Sharashkin: Internationally acclaimed author.-- Russia's backyard gardening
movement which produces more food than all commercial farms put together.

 

1:30 Linda Ly: Renowned blogger and author of The CSA Cookbook.--Topic to be announced.

 

2:30 Sara Patterson:Teen farmer who started her first CSA at the age of 14 in Utah.--Topic to Be Announced

 

3:30 Anna Peach: Owner and operator of one-woman, no till Squash and Awe Guerilla Farm in Hawaii.-- Topic to Be Announced 

 

4:30 David Winter:--Planting your Food Forest

 

5:30 To Be Announced