Restoring Our Seed

 

Our program teaches how to grow and improve organic seed, through:

* winter conferences on whole farm seed cropping systems

* summer field days on selecting for local adaptability and disease resistance

* fall seed harvesting & cleaning workshop,

* on-farm ecological breeding projects

* building local networks with schools, farmers, chefs and seed companies

Develop new marketing opportunities for farm-produced organic seed. Learn ways that growing seed can diversify your farm and increase your profits.

Join us in fascinating workshops that cover:


* how to integrate growing seed into your existing farm production

* optimal spacing, isolation distances and populations for robust seed crops

* how to restore native habitats to attract beneficial insects and pollinators

* how to select to improve varieties for local adaptation, to increase plant yield, cold-hardiness and disease resistance

* when to harvest and how to efficiently clean and store seed

* youth and community education on the power of saving seed.

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