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Feb. 15: Gardener talks about growing heirloom vegetables

By Kate Ryan, WSU Extension

EVERETT, Wash. – The origins of heirloom vegetables, how to grow them and a seed swap will be part of a presentation by author and garden blogger Bill Thorness at 7-9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, in the Washington State University Snohomish County Extension Cougar Auditorium in McCollum Park, 600 128th St. SE, Everett.

Thorness’ writing includes the book, “Edible Heirlooms: Heritage Vegetables for the Maritime Garden,” and the blog Copies of his books will be for sale after the talk.

The presentation is part of the WSU Extension Growing Groceries program. Cost is $20 and pre-paid registration is required. Register online at

For more information, contact Kate Ryan, WSU Extension, at 425-357-6024 or


News media contact:
Kate Ryan, WSU Snohomish County Extension, 360-794-6081,


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