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January 24, 2023 - April 6, 2023
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Seed Packet Art Project Submission

Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Help us put the culture back in agri-culture as we promote pollinators by submitting a design for the front of our Native Pollinator Seed Packets that will be given to area schools and sold at the SCCD 2023 Spring Plant Sale.

Open to: Sullivan County residents ages 5 to 18 years

Theme: Caterpillars

Mediums: We are looking for a diversity of mediums including but not limited to watercolor, oil, collage, quilting, carving, assemblage, stained glass, etching, seed mosaic, plant material collage, wood burning, etc.

Submissions: Please submit 2 digital photos of your art work to Dawn Dextraze.  Please include artist name, grade, and school as well as artwork title.

Submission Deadline is April 6, 2023.

Works of art will be displayed on the front of the seed packets and the artist information will go on the back.  A gallery of all submissions will be put on this website and possibly exhibited at a local venue during the summer.

Art on seed packets will measure 3 x 4" tall in final form.

The Caterpillar Lab is an excellant resource for information about and photos of native caterpillars.  They offer school and community programs.  Make sure to check them out!

Plants included in the Native Pollinator Mix may include: Golden Alexanders, New Jersey Tea, Swamp Milkweed, Butterfly Weed, Boneset, Spotted Joe Pye Weed, Closed Gentian, New England Groundsel (ragwort), New England Aster, Great Blue Lobelia, Broad Mountain Mint, Sundial Lupine, Northern Blazing Star, and Yellow Wild Indigo.

For identification and caterpillar Insects found in the state, please visit the caterpillar identification website.

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