Ira Wallace

Southern Exposure Seed Exchange
Ira Wallace

Ira Wallace is a worker/owner of the cooperatively managed Southern Exposure Seed Exchange (www.SouthernExposure.com ), which offers over 700 varieties of open-pollinated heirloom and organic seeds selected for flavor and regional adaptability. Ira serves on the boards of the Organic Seed Alliance, the Organic Seed Growers and Trade Association and the Virginia Association for Biological Farming. She is a member of Acorn Community, which farms over 60 acres of certified organic land in Central Virginia. Ira is an organizer of the Heritage Harvest Festival at Monticello (www.HeritageHarvestFestival.com), a fun, family-friendly event featuring an old-time seed swap, local food, hands-on workshops and demos, and more. She also writes about heirloom vegetables and seed saving for magazines and blogs including Mother Earth News, Fine Gardening and Southern Exposure. Her book, “The Timber Press Guide to Vegetable Gardening in the Southeast,” is available online and at booksellers everywhere.

Ira Wallace's Events

10 am - 12 pmFriday

Complimentary Mini Seed Swap

Ira Wallace

Bring your vegetable seeds and come swap with the experts! Join Rodger Winn and Ira Wallace as they chat...

Seed Swap Tent
Included with Admission
10 am - 2 pmThursday

Garden & Garlic at Forrest Green Farm

Ira Wallace

**SPECIAL PRE-FESTIVAL OFFSITE EVENT** Want to know how to grow really great garlic and amazing perennial onions?  This is...

Forrest Green Farm
10:30 - 11:30 amSaturday

Fall and Winter Gardening: Eat Fresh From Your Garden All Year

Ira Wallace

Fall and winter provide a second chance to grow the delicious greens and wonderful roots we savor in spring....

Heritage Tent
Included with Admission