549: Seed Saving Class June 2020
A chat with a seed expert.
In This Podcast:
This is the June 2020 episode of a live Seed Saving Class discussing difficult seeds to save, avoiding cross pollination, and so much more on creating a self-reinforcing breeding system for seed families.
There is always a bounty of information available in conversations with Bill McDorman.
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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.
– The difference between easy and difficult seeds to save
– What are ‘Selfers’?
– How grains are essential to a sustainable local food system
– Self-replicating unique characteristics for growing in specific regions
– Understanding the difference between family, genus, and species for saving seeds
– Hand pollinating techniques
– Rocky Mountain Seed Alliance online course for Fall 2020
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