Seeds are one of the key issues for food sovereignty and climate change mitigation. In a time where diversity and quality are declining it is imperative to reconnect once again with the practice of harvesting seeds that are tolerant and adapted to the changing climate.
Join estate manager, André Tranquilini, biodynamic farmer and gardener, founding member of the Living Seeds, organic and biodynamic seed company, for this step-by-step workshop to help you to obtain the best quality seed from your gardens.
10:00 - The importance of seed saving
11:00 - Seed saving techniques
12:00 - Practical activities: visit to the gardens for selection and harvesting examples
13:00 - Lunch
14:00 Post harvest processes: drying, cleaning and storing seeds
15:00 - Practical activity - seed cleaning
16:00 – Finish
Date: Saturday 18th September
Time: 10 am – 4 pm
Price: £30 per person to include lunch
Maximum No: 25