580: Seed Saving Class December 2020
A chat with a seed expert.
In This Podcast:
At least ten times a year we have a live Seed Saving Class with Bill McDorman. This is the December 2020 class discussing the highlights of seed saving topics from the year, from proper seed storage to seed viability, and so much more about why plants thrive better from saved seeds.
Come join us for the next live class, or catch up on our previous classes through our podcast episodes. Either way you will expand your seed knowledge and gain new perspectives on your food system.
Register anytime for the next event.
Register Here for the Monthly Seed Saving Class with Live Q&A
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.
Listen in for more about Seeds! Seed Saving! Seed Storing!
– What is epigenetics and how does it work
– Why do cow peas benefit trees during the summer
– The resilience of nasturtiums
– What should you do with seeds that pop up in the yard
– What was the strange plant in Bill’s yard
– The new revolution of growing food
– How does organically grown produce reduce carbon emissions
– The comeback of glass gem corn
– What makes glass gem corn so special
– Proper seed storage for various climates
– How Seed Up In a Box creates connection to community