753: Seed Saving and Climate Change.
A chat with an expert on seeds.
At least ten times a year we have a live Seed Saving Class with Bill McDorman, the former 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.
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.
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In This Seed Chat:
This is the June 2023 Seed Chat discussing Seed Saving and Climate Change. Have you noticed anything odd recently? Perhaps climate change has your community a bit up in arms. Unexpected rain, hotter high temps, lower low temps. How do we prepare for changing climatic conditions in terms of growing and saving seeds? Bill McDorman and Greg Peterson will delve into this ever-evolving topic and offer tips for riding the waves of uncertainty. Come Chat with Us!
Shortening the growing time
Changing frost dates
Short Seasons and tolerances
Why Days to Maturity is not reliable
Diversifying our diets – the sharp reduction on US Continent
(Pay attention to these numbers!!)
Pests and climate change
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