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Seed Saving Workshop

October 2, 2012 @ 11:00 am - October 2, 2013 @ 5:00 pm

| donations accepted

25/09/12 – Cylia Taryse Wong helped create the Cedar Cottage Seedsaving Collective in 2011, is a Gaia College organic master gardener, certified permaculturist, and member of two community gardens and Copley Commons Orchard.  She brings her hands-on knowledge and experience with community gardening and seedsaving to this workshop.

WHAT:  sharing practical tips and information on vegetable seed saving in a community garden setting

WHERE:  Brewery Creek Community Garden, Brunswick and 7th Avenue (close to Kingsgate Mall).

Website:http://rmiksza.wix.com/brewerycreekgarden#!contact

WHEN:  Saturday, October 6, 2012 – 1030 a.m.-noon, may include a walkabout in the garden if time and weather permits.

COST:  by donation.  A small portion will benefit Cedar Cottage Seedsaving Collective, with the balance going to Brewery Creek Garden.  The booklet“Five Levels of Seed Saving” will be available for sale at cost ($6 cash), with proceeds benefiting CCSSC.

Pre-registration requested at brewerycreekgarden@gmail.com to ensure sufficient handouts, beverages and cookies are available.

 

This one-hour workshop will briefly cover:

 

·         What is seedsaving?  Seed purity?

·         Hybrid versus open pollinated?

·         Why harvest your own seeds?

·         Which seed should you keep?

·         When should you harvest?

·         10 minute break

·         Types of plants and how it affects seedsaving?

·         Means to keep the seed pure?

·         Cleaning, storage and viability?

·         Cedar Cottage Seed Saving Collective

·         Local seed libraries, swaps, banks?

·         Questions

Details

Start:
October 2, 2012 11:00 am
End:
October 2, 2013 5:00 pm
Cost:
donations accepted
Event Category:

Organizer

Brewery Creek Community Garden
Phone:
604 637 5712
Email:
Website:
http://rmiksza.wix.com/brewerycreekgarden

Venue

Brewery Creek Community Garden
Phone:
604 637 5712
Guelph Park, Vancouver, BC V5T 1J9 Canada
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