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Planting for Seed Saving: An Introduction and Guide to Starting

Ever wonder where and when to start, if you want to save your own seeds?

Come learn the basics to create a holistic environment for healthy, locally adapted seeds. The class will cover soil, types of seeds, and their place in our food system and in your landscape. A list of simple crops that can be planted during your first year will be provided. For each crop, we will review pollination botany, isolation requirements and techniques, and seed harvesting and cleaning.

Day 1 (Saturday, Nov 22, 2014): The Act of Saving Seeds and Preparations for Next Year

Day 2 (Sunday, Nov 23, 2014): Specific Techniques for Growing and Saving Seed – Where to Start

Pay and Register for both days Registration or questions: you can pay for both days or choose one of the classes.

You may pay online using the Paypal buttons or pay by Cash/Credit Card at the event.

  • Albuquerque, NM
  • 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

  • 22-11-2014

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About Cuatro Puertas

Cuatro Puertas, a community development corporation, was founded in 2002 through grassroots efforts. Its mission is to connect New Mexico’s urban economies with rural agricultural economies. It's methodology is a framework that assists low- and moderate-income households to build local assets and wealth through preservation of natural capital and biodiversity.

Planting for Seed Saving: An Introduction and Guide to Starting