Seed Donations

Accepting Donations

  • ​Donate any heirloom, non-GMO, non-hybrid, open-pollinated seeds, The seeds do not have to be organic.
  • Make sure seeds are dried throughly.
  • Label with the common name and cultivar (if known).
  • Label with date harvested or purchased.  Place in sealed bags or containers to keep seeds dry.
  • Donations accepted at the Reference Desk in Adult Services.
  • If you are unsure about the seeds you have, contact and ask the experts:
    Blount County UT-TSU Extension
    1219 McArthur Road
    Maryville, TN 37804

Special Request

The library welcomes all seed donations (see above instructions on the type of seeds), but the Seed Library is definitely in need of the following::
  • corn
  • squash
  • herbs
  • swiss chard
  • lettuce
  • kale
  • okra
  • cabbage/bok choy
  • flowers of all kinds