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Seed Saving 101 with Ben Cohen of Small House

August 8, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

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Join us on Tuesday Aug 8th for this fun, informative and fast paced workshop! Ben Cohen, owner of Small House Farm, will share seeds and stories while we discuss how to build a stronger sustainable seed community.

In this workshop we will learn about:

  • Basic and Intermediate Seed Saving Techniques – including demonstrations
  • Pollination Basics
  • Adapting your Varieties for Maximum Success
  • The Importance of Genetic Diversity
  • Community Seed Sharing
  • Making Seed Saving Fun for the Whole Family

Ben Cohen is the owner of Small House Farm, a sustainable homestead project in Sanford, MI, where he is an heirloom seed activist and educator. Ben travels the Midwest sharing his passion for gardening and seed saving while also sharing seeds with everyone that he meets! He has helped to open nearly two dozen seed libraries in his home state and has grown seed crops commercially for Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company, the Rare Vegetable Seed Consortium and Annie’s Heirloom Seeds.

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Date:
August 8, 2017
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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