Bonus Episode 28: Seed Saving Class May 2019
A chat with a seed expert.
In This BONUS Podcast:
Once again we join a conversation with Bill McDorman and Greg Peterson to learn about growing from seed, growing for seed, and why our seeds are so important in these changing times. This is the replay of the May 2019 Seed Saving Class – In this class he covers seed school, how to become a teacher, allowing plants to go to seed, and of course a few more things as well.
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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.
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The most recent Seed School in a Day Class
The history of Seed School and how it has evolved
How you can train to be a Seed School Teacher
The “Expanding Seed Knowledge Exponentially” Grant from Lush Cosmetics
How anyone can take online seed classes
Allowing plants to go to seed and replant themselves from year to year
How to find Seed Libraries, Seed Hubs, and resources near your area
The best way to store your seeds long term
Trying to tell if seeds will be viable for germination
The Great american Seed-Up coming up in September
The basics of starting a seed company
How to grow multiple varieties of seeds by rotating crops
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