Sierra Seeds: Seed Seva Immersion Program
Taught over 4 months ( one weekend per month), you will enjoy this in-depth hands on immersion, focusing on re-integration of seed saving into our farms and gardens. Practical and integrative knowledge that will deepen your understanding of the cycles of life.
We will touch on many topics over our immersion, including basic botany, reproductive biology, on-farm plant breeding for organic and low-input systems, seed selection, maintainance and stewardship of bio-diversity, indigenous farming techniques, seed harvest, cleaning and storage, regional community seed initiatives, seed activism and the organic/local seed movement, and much more.
Course Fee includes 8 days of instruction, 1 organic meal per teaching day plus snacks, and all handouts. Course held in Nevada County CA, on Sierra Seeds farm and local classroom setting.
Course Dates are: September 6-7, October 4-5, November 8-9, Dec. 6-7 2014.
Early bird registration is $600
Early bird discount is available until August 1st, where the fee will go up to $700.