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Sun, Sep 20


The Mountain Retreat & Learning Center

Seed Saving with Keith Nicholson

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Seed Saving with Keith Nicholson
Seed Saving with Keith Nicholson

Time & Location

Sep 20, 2020, 12:00 AM – 2:00 PM

The Mountain Retreat & Learning Center, 3872 Dillard Rd, Highlands, NC 28741, USA

About the Event

Few things on Earth are as miraculous and vital as seeds. Worshipped and treasured since the dawn of humankind. In the last century, 94% of our seed varieties have disappeared. Join seed enthusiast Keith Nicholson in connecting with our world heritage the humble seed. Together we will reflect on the seed industry as it is now and how we got there, then we'll cover definitions and plant types to get us on the same page. From there we'll go on to techniques, tools and considerations. Reclaim your local food sovereignty. Embrace an ancestral skill known to humankind for millennia. In this introduction to seed saving you will gain insights into how to save and propagate your own seed that you've been growing on your own, or learn to propagate purchased foods from seed. Rewind your food.

About Keith:

I grew up on a farm in central Ohio and my parents were seed savers who taught me a few things about how plants work. My love of plants led me a to a degree in horticulture and then eventually seven years with a seed company as a field and lab tech, doing pollinations and saving seeds for their breeding programs.


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