Leon County is encouraging residents to get their hands dirty and grow their own food. The seed cache at Leon County libraries is a budding addition for residents who want to learn their way around soil and trowels.
It’s nearly eight p.m., and the program room of Leroy Collins Public Library is packed. It’s hard to miss brown envelopes with seeds swinging from the ceiling and large green buckets filled with soil on tables. In front of the room, Trevor Hylton shares tips with the mostly first-time farmers.