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Richmond Grows Seed Saving Class - Beginner

Richmond Grows & Richmond Public Library

Monday, August 30, 2010 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM (PDT)

Richmond, CA

Richmond Grows Seed Saving Class - Beginner

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Join us Monday, August 30th from 6-7:30 pm at the Community Room at the main branch of the library for an evening of seed saving basics, including some hands-on practice. No previous seed saving experience needed. Learn some basic vocabulary of seed saving and how to save the following families:

 

* Sunflower Family: artichoke, cardoon, endive,  lettuce, salsify, shungiku, sunflower.

Pea Family: bean, lentil, pea, soybean

* Nightshade Family: cape gooseberry, eggplant, ground cherry, pepper, potato, tomatillo, tomato.

* Parsley Family: carrot, celery, caraway, chervil, cilantro (coriander), dill, fennel, parsley, parsnip.

* Amaranth Family: amaranth, beet, chard, lamb’s quarters, orach, quinoa, spinach.

* Onion Family: chives, garlic, leeks, onions.

 

You'll learn how to save seeds so you can return the seeds you "borrowed." You're participating will help us in creating a sustainable seed library.

 

Peas,
Rebecca Newburn

 

 

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Richmond Public Library
325 Civic Center Plaza
Richmond, CA 94804

Monday, August 30, 2010 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM (PDT)


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