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Seed Saving School

Submitted by on August 20, 2014 – 8:32 amNo Comment
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seed-savers-exchangeIf you’ve always wanted to learn how to save seeds for next year’s garden, here’s a workshop just for you.

A three-day Seed Saving School is set for September 19, 20 and 21, 2014, at the Seed Savers Exchange, 3094 North Winn Road, Decorah, Iowa.

Join experienced SSE staff for our most comprehensive seed saving workshop available. Practice plant isolation, hand-pollination, seed harvesting and seed cleaning while discussing the importance of saving seeds and preserving crop diversity in your own backyard. Registration is available online, as is the tentative schedule.

You can read about the 2013 Seed Saving School here.

Located six miles north of Decorah, Iowa, Seed Savers Exchange is a non-profit organization dedicated to conserving and promoting America’s culturally diverse but endangered garden and food crop heritage for future generations by collecting, growing, and sharing heirloom seeds and plants.

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