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Introduction to Seed Saving in Scotland

January 22 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Free – £30

The Gaia Foundation is holding this introductory course as a gateway to their  year long Intermediate seed saving course.

Tickets are limited, and available on a sliding scale £30 full price, £15 half subsidised, and free for those with little to no income.

  • This introduction course will cover:
  • Introduction to plant taxonomy
  • History of seed saving in the UK
  • Pollination
  • Isolation distances and techniques
  • Fitting seed saving into your rotation
  • Case studies of two crops
  • Seed sorting, cleaning, and packaging

The second part of the training is on Saturday February 26th.

Register here.

Details

Date:
January 22
Time:
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free – £30