Seed Saving 101

Have you always wanted to save your own seeds but don’t know where to start? This introduction to seed saving will provide a basic foundation to save your own seeds. We will highlight the basic steps to plant, grow, harvest, clean, store and exchange seeds. While this class lecture-based , it will establish the necessary vocabulary and background needed for any beginning grower and seed saver. Bring seeds to exchange at the end of class if you want to swap!

Course Details

  • Workshop Title:
    Seed Saving 101
  • Level:
    Beginner (no prior info needed), Intermediate (introductory understanding helpful or required)
  • Date of Class:
    Tuesday, 4/14/15, 6-8pm
  • Teacher:
    Koby Jeschkeit-Hagen
  • Location:
    The Farmhouse
  • Course elements:
    Lecture, Handouts
  • Areas this content can be applied to::
    Land and nature stewardship
  • Students should bring::
    Bring seeds to exchange at the end of class if you want to swap!
  • Teacher Bio:

    Koby Jeschkeit-Hagen is an urban farm manager and seed saving teacher. For several years she has worked at educational, research, biointensive, urban youth, and seed-saving farms across the country, including Emandal Farm, JD Rivers Children’s Garden, Seed Savers Exchange, Seeds of Change, and Ecology Action. With a masters in Community and Regional Planning (Environment and Natural Resources emphasis), a PDC from the Permaculture Drylands Institute, and a permaculture teacher certificate, she draws on many approaches to share diverse farming and community-building methods.

  • Register for this Class:

    Seed Saving 101