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Seed Saving for Small Farms

October 8 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm EDT

$15 – $30

Join Southern Exposure Seed Exchange, Eco City Farms and Future Harvest for a hands on field day all about growing and saving seeds. The field day will feature a late season tour of the the gardens at Acorn Community Farm, as well as the office and storage facilities, and equipment at Southern Exposure Seed Exchange.

Experience some hands-on harvesting. Learn to winnow and screen your crops using simple seed-cleaning equipment. Also learn about simple fermentation of seeds that mature inside fruits. This workshop will include demonstrations of cleaning seeds of snap beans, southern peas, tomatoes, peppers, flowers, luffas, sorghum, molokhia greens, and more. We will also discuss reasons for saving seeds and ways they can fit into the economic picture on a small farm .Please bring a potluck dish to share for lunch.

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Details

Date:
October 8
Time:
11:00 am - 3:00 pm EDT
Cost:
$15 – $30
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/seed-saving-for-small-farms-tickets-408733672417

Organizer

Future Harvest
Email:
deb@futureharvest.org
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Other

Contact Name
Samaria King
Event Address
Southern Exposure Seed Exchange at Acorn Community Farm 1259 Indian Creek Road Mineral, VA 23117

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Building a sustainable foodshed from farm and fishery to table