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SEED SAVING AND SEED STEWARDSHIP: The Path to Locally Adapted Seed and True Food Freedom

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Instructors: Andrew Still & Sarah Kleeger of the Seed Ambassadors Project , Adaptive Seeds and Open Oak Farm in Brownsville area

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  • Workshops
When May 19, 2013
from 10:00 am to 03:00 pm
Where Corvallis, OR
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Instructors: Andrew Still & Sarah Kleeger of the Seed Ambassadors Project , Adaptive Seeds and Open Oak Farm in Brownsville area

Workshop Focuses:

  • -Why Save Seed: A profound act of social and ecological empowerment.
  • -History of an Ancient Tradition
  • -Seed Sovereignty and Food Freedom in a changing world
  • -Willamette Valley as one of the best seed saving regions in the world.
  • -Open Pollinated, Heritage/Heirloom, Hybrid and GMO
  • -Sources: the importance of choice and diversity
  • -Strategies: planning your garden for seed saving
  • -Isolation: Crossers and Selfers
  • -Population: Inbreeding and Outbreeding
  • -Selection: Simple plant breeding for locally adapted seed
  • -Harvest, Cleaning and Storage
  • -Examples seed stewardship
  • -Re-localizing a seed stewardship community

$30/pre register, bring lunch.

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