In-Kind Donations

The Salish Seed Guild & Sustainable Bellingham are looking for in-kind donations to reduce start-up costs for the new Community Seed Garden. If you have any of the following items to donate, or something you think we might be able to use that is not on our list, please contact us. If you need a tax receipt for your donations let us know and we will provide you with one.

Our needs and desires are:

Gardening Tools

  • Wheelbarrows  
  • Shovels, rakes, pitchforks, digging forks
  • Hoes (flat and hula hoes), and hand weeders
  • Pruners, harvesting sickles 

Tractor Work – in the Laurel neighborhood

  • Spring plow or disc of ½ acre to break ground
  • Tilling, mowing, manure spreading – backup help

Soil Amendments

  • Organic fertilizer, lime 
  • Compost
  • Manure, delivery, spreading
  • Mulches such as straw or spent hay & delivery

Irrigation Supplies

  • 200′ ¾” poly pipe or 2” layflat pipe
  • Hoses, timers, fittings
  • Drip lines, micro-sprinklers, soaker hoses
  • Sprinkler, sprinkler stand

Seed Starting Supplies

  • Watering wands, watering cans
  • Potting soil
  • Flats and pots for starting seedlings – bottom trays, 4” pots, plug trays

Seed Harvest, Cleaning and Storage For our Seed Bank & Seed Library:

  • Tarps and bedsheets without holes
  • Rubbermaid bins in good shape with lids
  • Small coin envelopes
  • Smaller standardized glass storage containers with air tight lids
  • 4 and 5 gallon buckets in good shape (preferably with lids)
  • Seed cleaning screens
  • Metal file cabinets
  • Library card catalog files 

Infrastructure

  • T-posts and other trellising materials
  • Water storage tanks, 4 IBC totes
  • Water pressure pump, fittings
  • Hoophouse or materials to construct, pipe, plastic etc.
  • Small insulated box cargo trailer

Gift Certificates

If you would like to donate any of these Tools or Supplies Contact us  and we can let you know the best way to receive your gift.

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