gcvm.JPGMumford, N.Y. -For those of you already yearning for spring, Genesee Country Village & Museum's all-day seminar on heirloom gardening on Saturday, Feb. 23 may be just the answer. From 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. the museum will present sessions on heirloom gardening; heirloom apples, grapes and vegetables; plus seed saving and exhibiting heirloom vegetables. It is geared to gardeners of all experiences. Presenters include Randel Agrella of Comstock, Ferre & Co. (Wethersfield, Ct) and Baker Creek Heirloom Seed; Mary Jean Welse, of Cornell's NYS Agricultural Experiment Station; heirloom gardener James M. Tammaro; Gary Cox, Finger Lakes Museum grape consultant; and John Adams, GCV&M head gardener. Door prizes include handmade garden pots, gardening books and seeds. Cost is $45/$40 members and includes lunch. To register (required), call (585) 294-8218, e-mail events@gcv.org or visit: http://www.gcv.org/. Genesee Country Village & Museum is the largest living history museum in New York State and the largest collection of historic buildings in the Northeast. The museum, open May - October, is located in Mumford, N.Y., 20 miles southwest of Rochester and 45 miles east of Buffalo. For more information, visit http://www.gcv.org/ or call (585) 538-6822. Except for special events, Genesee Country Village & Museum is closed for the season and will reopen on May 11, 2013.


Contact: Judy Markham (585) 538-6822 jmarkham@gcv.org