Monday, August 22, 2016

Workshop and Field Day will include
 

·      Seed production biology

·      Hands-on seed harvesting & cleaning

·      Choosing seed crops for your system and climate

·      Managing population size & isolation distance

·      Conducting variety trials

·      Basic on-farm breeding techniques

·      Seed production economics and finding markets for your seed

Presenters
Jared Zystro and Steve Peters of Organic Seed Alliance, Ellen Bartholomew of Golden Rule and Jamie Chevalier of Bountiful Gardens

Spanish translation provided by MESA

Photo: Roger Culos - CC BY-SA 3.0

When
Fundamentals of Commercial Organic Seed Production Workshop, August 27 10am-4pm

Seed Production Field Day, August 28 8:30am-12:30pm
Where
Golden Rule Garden
 #1 Seabiscuit Drive, Willits, CA

Cost
$35 (or $20 for a single day)
Includes vegetarian lunches

Accommodations
Basic tent camping onsite (bathroom and potable water, no alcohol, drugs, or open flames). Reserve at goldenrulegarden@gmail.com

Golden Rule RV Park: RV and tent sites goldenrulervpark.com

Register
Register online at
http://tinyurl.com/WillitsSeed
Deadline: August 25

To learn about future events, and connect to the statewide network of
seed producers and buyers email jared@seedalliance.org