Columbia Valley & East Kootenay
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Keeping Food Real Part II: Save Your Own Seeds, Grow Better Crops
Aug 19, 2017 10:00 am - 1:00 pm| $19
Keeping Food Real Part II is about saving your own seeds to grow better crops
At the 3-hour workshop at the Fernie Community Eco Garden, you will:
- learn how to select, harvest and store seeds from locally grown plants, and why it is so beneficial to do so.
- participate in collecting, cleaning and packaging seeds
- have all your seed saving questions answered
- leave with a variety of locally-grown seeds and a reference resource workbook
Wear weather-appropriate clothing/footwear, and bring a lunch.
Instructors: Dawn Deydey, Mary Cosman and Gaëtane Carignan
Prerequisite for Keeping Food Real Part II: None
Online at: https://cotr.bc.ca/conEd/CE-Course.asp?ID=684
By phone: 250 423 4691
In person: COTR Fernie Campus (342 3 Ave, Fernie, BC V0B 1M0)
*In the spirit of making this valuable information about growing your own food as widely accessible as possible, Wildsight is able to offer bursaries upon request. Please call COTR to inquire.
This event is sponsored by Wildsight. To see more of their upcoming events in the Columbia Valley, go to: http://wildsight.ca