On Wednesday, Aug. 19 from 9 to 11 a.m., Belfast Co-op is sponsoring a vegetable seed saving workshop with Jon Thurston at Troy Howard Middle School, located at 173 Lincolnville Ave. (Route 52) in Belfast. This free interactive workshop will provide an overview of seed saving and include hands-on time in the garden.

Thurston is the agricultural coordinator of the garden project at Troy Howard Middle School, co-founder of the Heirloom Seed Project at Medomak Valley High School in Waldoboro, and a 22-year member of Seed Savers Exchange.

There is no preregistration required; participants will meet at Troy Howard Middle School near the greenhouse. For more information, contact education coordinator Kate Harris at kate@belfast.coop or 338-2532.