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Plant Swap June 17, Summertown Tn, at ETC on The Farm

17 years ago

You are invited to our

Plant and Seed Swap

at the Ecovillage Training Center

on The Farm in Summertown, TN

June 17th 2006 from 1-3 pm

Bring your favorite, unusual, useful, or extra plants and seeds and trade with your neighbors.

We are working to increase the diversity and food production of our educational nonprofit site. We are especially looking for perennial food plants including but not limited to Jerusalem Artichoke, small fruit or nut trees, bushes, or vines and what ever you find is producing well for you in the area. We also need herbs including but not limited to creeping thyme, borage, and yarrow and perennial flowers that will attract beneficial insects to our organic garden and add beauty to the area. Donations of plants would be greatly appreciated but are not necessary to attend.

We have to trade anti-mosquito plants, spiderwort, iris, oregano, mint, many varieties of bamboo and more. Who knows what your neighbors may bring? Come find out, get some new plants, socialize with your neighbors, find out what ETC is all about, and join us for an afternoon of fun.

Tours of the Training center will be available.

For more information please visit

The directions are below. Please check in at the booth in front of the school, and please don't arrive before 11:30am. No trading will occur until 1:00pm. You may eat before hand or bring yourself a picnic lunch. Bring a table and chairs if you like and all the utensils you will need.

Please label all plants before arrival.

If you still have questions that aren’t answered on our website, We can be reached at 931-964-4474(ask for Wade)

Hope to see you there!

Directions to The Farm

From North:

Nashville to Columbia: Take I-65 South. About 30 miles from Nashville, take Exit 53 at the Saturn Parkway. At the end of Saturn Parkway, follow US Route 31 South to Columbia. About 9 miles south at a major intersection, turn right (south) onto US Route 43.

Columbia to The Farm: Take Highway 43 South for 22 miles to the intersection with Highway 20 (at Hughes' Grocery), which is marked for Summertown. Turn right onto Highway 20; you are now in Summertown. Check your odometer. At 1.5 miles you will bear right at the Summertown Market.

*Two miles further on Highway 20, immediately after passing under some powerlines, take a sharp right onto Drakes Lane at the county line. Drive 1.1 miles, turn right on Walker Ln. where Drakes Lane takes a sharp left, and 0.4 miles later you will see the white gate and brick Gatehouse of The Farm.

*If the Gatehouse is open, stop to check in.

*Once past the gate take a right on Schoolhouse road and the school will be on your left.

From South:

To Lawrenceburg, Tennessee: Take the Natchez Trace or I-65 to US Route 64; Lawrenceburg is 17 miles east of the Trace, 27 miles west of I-65, at the intersection of Highways 64 and 43.

Lawrenceburg to The Farm: From Lawrenceburg take US Route 43 North. After approximately 12 miles, take a left on Highway 240 at Johnson's One Stop, towards Summertown. About 2 miles later, take another left at the Confederate Monument, onto Highway 20. Follow Highway 20 into Summertown; bear right at the Summertown Market. From here, follow directions in asterisked paragraphs above.


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