Register Now for September OSA Seed Saving Workshops!

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Registration is now open for OSA’s September “Seed Saving for Gardeners and Farmers” workshops and space is limited!  We’re offering the workshop at two locations this fall :: September 23, 2010, Quimper Grange and Midori Farm, Port Townsend, WA and September 29, 2010, Greenbank Farm, Whidbey Island, WA.

Learn to grow seed, steward heirlooms, and create new varieties at this class for Pacific Northwest gardeners and farmers. Whether you have saved seed before or are a complete beginner, this is a great chance to learn about seed and connect with other seed savers in your region. We will cover basic seed concepts including timing of planting, ideal population sizes, preventing cross-pollination, selecting for improved varieties, seed maturation and harvest, and seed cleaning techniques.

Thursday, September 23, 2010 (9am-3pm)
Quimper Grange and Midori Farm, Port Townsend, WA
Registration fee – $50.00
  This course cost does not include lunch, please bring your own brown bag.

Wednesday, September 29, 2010 (9am-3pm)
Greenbank Farm, Whidbey Island, WA
Registration fee – $100.00
  This course cost includes fresh organic farm lunch.

For more information please visit the Organic Seed Alliance Events Page at www.seedalliance.org.

To register call 360-385-7192 or email cathleen@seedalliance.org.  Registration deadline is Monday September 20, 2010 and space is limited.

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