Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Upcoming Seed Saving Workshop From The Seed Ambassadors & Adaptive Seeds - 5.16.2010

SEED SAVING AND SEED STEWARDSHIP: The Path to Locally Adapted Seed and True
Food Freedom

*May 16* - Instructors: Andrew Still & Sarah Kieeger of the Seed Ambassadors
Project <http://www.seedambassadors.org>and Adaptive

*Workshop focuses:*

- -Why Save Seed: A profound act of social and ecological empowerment.
- -History of an Ancient Tradition
- -Seed Sovereignty and Food Freedom in a changing world
- -Willamette Valley as one of the best seed saving regions in the world.
- -Open Pollinated, Heritage/Heirloom, Hybrid and GMO
- -Sources: the importance of choice and diversity
- -Strategies: planning your garden for seed saving
- -Isolation: Crossers and Selfers
- -Population: Inbreeding and Outbreeding
- -Selection: Simple plant breeding for locally adapted seed
- -Harvest, Cleaning and Storage
- -Examples seed stewardship
- -Re-localizing a seed stewardship community

For all of the who, where, when. and how much follow the link to Sunbow Farm.



  1. So where is the workshop to be held, are there fees, do we have to register to attend, etc.

  2. Well shucks...I'm usually pretty good about making sure you folks have all of the particulars.

    Follow the link below to the Sunbow Farm website for more details.


  3. Hi Glenn!
    The sixth season of the BG Farmers Market reopens at our new location Hwy 503 and 199th!
    Located at the Southern entrance to Battle Ground in the BG Cinema Shopping Center AKA Gardner Center Plaza central parking lot. We are so excited to finally have the market located in a high visibility venue and the merchants are wonderful to work with!
    Celebrate Earth Day with us on April 24th, 9 to 3 every Saturday through October 2nd. Friday's evening market opens May 7th 2-6.
    Some of our new sponsors include Dan's Tractor and BG Curves! Sponsorships and volunteer opportunities available!
    www.battlegroundfarmersmarket.org or call 360 576-9767
    Remember...anything fresher is still growing at the BG Farmers Market!!!