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Cylia Taryse Wong helped create the Cedar Cottage Seedsaving Collective in 2011, is a Gaia College organic master gardener, certified permaculturist, and member of two community gardens and Copley Commons Orchard. She brings her hands-on knowledge and experience with community gardening and seedsaving to this workshop.
WHAT: A brief overview of basic seed saving – info to get started, practical tips and information on vegetable seed saving in the city
COST: by donation. No participant will be turned away for lack of funds. Proceeds to benefit the Cedar Cottage Seedsaving Collective. A limited number of booklets “Five Levels of Seed Saving” will be available for sale at cost ($6 cash).
Pre-registration is requested so please email email@example.com . Light refreshments will be served.
This one-hour workshop will briefly cover:
• Seedsaving and seed purity?
• Why harvest your own seeds?
• Which seed should you keep?
• When should you harvest?
• Types of plants and how it affects seedsaving?
• Cleaning, storage and viability?
• Cedar Cottage Seed Saving Collective and other seedsaving opportunities?
Handouts will be provided and some free locally harvested vegetable and flower seed will be available to take home.