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Seed Saving for Small Farms

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

Join Southern Exposure Seed ExchangeEco 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, and of 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

Details

Date:
October 8
Time:
11:00 am - 3:00 pm EDT
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
Contact Email
samaria@futureharvest.org
Event Address
Sat, October 8, 2022 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM EDT
Region
Southern Maryland

ABOUT FUTURE HARVEST

Building a sustainable foodshed from farm and fishery to table