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- Amery Food Hub, Amery WI
AN INTRODUCTION TO SEED SAVING
October 23, 6pm at Hungry Turtle Farm
410 125th Street | Amery, WI 54001
with Koby Jeschkeit-Hagen
$10 participation fee
Have you always wanted to save your own seeds but don't know where to start? This introduction to seed saving will provide a basic foundation to save your own seeds. We will highlight the basic steps to plant, grow, harvest, clean, store and exchange seeds. While this class lecture-based , it will establish the necessary vocabulary and background needed for any beginning grower and seed saver.
Koby Jeschkeit-Hagen is an urban farm manager and seed saving teacher. For several years she has worked at educational, research, biointensive, urban youth, and seed-saving farms across the country, including Emandal Farm, JD Rivers Children’s Garden, Seed Savers Exchange, Seeds of Change, and Ecology Action. With a masters in Community and Regional Planning (Environment and Natural Resources; Local Seed Systems), a PDC from the Permaculture Drylands Institute, and a permaculture teacher certificate, she draws on many approaches to share diverse seed production methods.
The Hungry Turtle Insitute in Amery, WI is commited to a vision of promoting a culture that values small farms, great food, and a vibrant ecology.
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