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JOIN US FOR OUR 13th ANNUAL SPRING PLANTING FESTIVAL
May 5 & 6, Sunday and Monday. Hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. both days.
2278 Baker Creek Road, Mansfield, Missouri  65704

Springtime at Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company and Bakersville Pioneer Village is a time for festivals. Our largest and most popular festival here is our Spring Planting Festival. It gets bigger and better every year.

DON'T MISS OUR LINE-UP OF WORLD CLASS SPEAKERS INCLUDING:


Percy Schmeiser- A long time farmer and farm equipment dealer from Saskatchewan, Canada. His canola fields were contaminated with Monsanto’s Roundup Ready Canola. Monsanto sued Schmeiser, demanding he pay a technology fee of $15 per acre because he was benefiting from their technology. Percy counter-sued and took the case all the way to the Canadian Supreme Court.

Ronnie Cummins- Founder and director of the Organic Consumers Association
 
Dr. William Woys Weaver- Internationally-known food and garden historian & author of 16 books.
An expert on heirloom plants.


Ira Wallace- A Central Virginia Master Gardener who serves on the board of Organic Seed Alliance and who is a worker owner of the cooperatively managed Southern Exposure Seed Exchange.

Dr. Jefferey Nekola- Internationally recognized biodiversity researcher.



FARMERS, YOU WONT WANT TO MISS THE ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION

Selling Your Your Heirloom Produce

With Dwight Richmond, Global Grocery Purchasing Coordinator, Whole Foods Market

and Charlie HopperMarketing Specialist, Missouri Department of Agriculture

 

 


We still have an opportunity for vendors to participate.

If you would like to have a booth to showcase and sell your items that are handcrafted and/or are of interest to gardeners or those seeking sustainable lifestyle, this is an optimal venue to sell plant starts, approved food and drinks, homemade and home-sewn items, artwork, woodwork, homemade toys and gifts, garden supplies, homesteading supplies, and much more. Email seeds@rareseeds, call 417-924-3031, or click here to download vendor forms for this great opportunity.


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