To get the free seeds, you'll need to write a short letter explaining your proposed project, fill out the application and provide a check to cover shipping and handling. This could be a great way to kick start a community vegetable co-op, a kid-managed garden for a school or classroom project or even a roadside beautifying project for a local Rotary Club.
According to their website - The Operation Green Plant Program has:
- saved more than 800 tons of seeds and 7 million flower bulbs from going to waste in landfills - free plant seeds
- grown 1.75 billion pounds of food for the hungry - free vegetable seeds
- beautified roadways, parks and neighborhoods in 20,000 communities in all 50 states. - free flower seeds