Advanced Seed Saving for Farmers and Gardeners 10/4/11

Learn to grow seed and steward heirlooms at this class for West Coast gardeners and farmers. Although some background in seed saving is recommended, this is a great chance to learn about seed and connect with other seed savers in your region even for beginners. This workshop will cover basic and advanced seed concepts including timing of planting, ideal population sizes, preventing cross-pollination, selecting for improved varieties, seed maturation, seed harvest, and seed cleaning. The workshop will also cover hand-pollination and other specific techniques for saving seed from more difficult crops. Click here for event details.


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