Bonus Episode 13:
Seed Chat, November 2017.
A chat with an expert on Seeds, Bill McDorman.
In This BONUS Podcast:
There is always a bounty of information available in conversations with Bill McDorman. This is the November 2017 episode of a Seed School Chat Class – continuing the conversation with an in depth discourse on grains and corns, an ancient potato, grain trials, becoming a seed steward growing all your groceries, and so much more.
Bill McDorman is Executive Director of Rocky Mountain Seed Alliance, Ketchum, Idaho. He got his start in the bio-regional seed movement while in college in 1979 when he helped start Garden City Seeds. In 1984, Bill started Seeds Trust/High Altitude Gardens, a mail order seed company he ran successfully until it sold in 2013.
- A conversation about grains & grain seeds
- Grain School
- A remarkable find in an archeological setting
- Looking for southwest desert adapted potato seed
- Seed stewards through Rocky Mountain
- Anpetu Ohainkesni and rare seeds
- Increasing the supplies of newly found seeds
- Rock Mountain Heritage Grain Trials
- Goals to grown most of one’s groceries on a home property
- Dia de San Juan corn
- Cooking the corn for corn tortillas
- Seed School Teacher Training
Producer’s note: The Q&A part occurs during the live Seed Chats
which happens on the third Tuesday of the month!
- When is the next Seed Summit – will likely happen in early 2019
- Which grains are gluten free