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Durham County Library Offers Free Plants

Program: Digging Durham Seed Library Plant Giveaway
Day/Date: Friday, May 30
Time: 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. (or until plants are gone)
Location: Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.
Cost: Free and open to the public

DURHAM — As part of Durham County Library’s Digging Durham Seed Library, Craig LeHoullier, aka the Tomato Man, will be giving away tomato plants (including heirlooms and dwarfs), eggplant and pepper plants on Friday, May 30, at 8 a.m. in the Main Library parking lot. LeHoullier will also share stories about how he acquired the seeds to grow the plants and his seed saving efforts. Limit: 3 plants per family. The Main Library is located at 300 N. Roxboro St.

The Digging Durham Seed Library, which makes seeds available to library patrons for “checkout,” is sponsored by Durham Library Foundation. For more information about Digging Durham, visit

Durham County Library encourages Discovery, connects the Community and leads in Literacy. As a department of Durham County Government, the library furthers Goal 1 of the county’s Strategic Plan by enhancing cultural, educational and creative opportunities. For more information about the library, visit

Contact: Gina Rozier
919-560-0151 or

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