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*Seed Saving and Basic Plant Breeding

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*Seed Saving and Basic Plant Breeding

Time: September 12, 2013 from 7pm to 9pm
Location: Strathcona Community Centre
Street: 601 Keefer St.
City/Town: Vancouver
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Phone: Registration: 604.713.1838 or in person at SCC. #45305.401ST
Event Neighbourhood and Type: strathcona, workshop, seeds saving, community resilience, cultivating food, cultivating community series
Organized By: Ross Moster, VV Neighbourhood Food Networks, Lauren Brown, Strathcona Community Centre Food Security Program
Latest Activity: Sep 12, 2013

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Event Description

Learn about the different strategies that plants use to reproduce and how to use this information to effectively select, harvest and store your own seeds. The emphasis is on annual food crops. Cost $30. Subsidies are available.

Instructor: Grant Watson

Grant Watson started Grant's Gourmet Gardens in 2007. He was previously an organic farmer and continues to be involved in organic agriculture in a number of roles, including serving on the certification committee of the BC Biodynamic Association. Grant has been teaching food gardening to children and adults since 2003.

The 1st workshop in VV's Fall 2013 Cultivating Food, Cultivating Community Series. Next workshop: Sept 24 Balcony and Container Gardening.

50% Subsidies are available for all workshops in the series to low income residents of Vancouver with a Leisure Access Card. For details on how to apply, please contact Strathcona CC or visit

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