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March 3/9:00 am - 5:00 pm$50
Seed School in a Day is a powerful, one-day workshop aimed at shifting the seed paradigm back into the hands of our communities. The program is a condensed version of the Rocky Mountain Seed Alliance’s Seed School, the acclaimed six-day course that has graduated more than 700 students and launched dozens of inspiring local projects worldwide.
Seed School in a Day offers a comprehensive overview of seed knowledge available nowhere else. The program covers a wide range of topics spanning the history, science, business, and craft of seeds. Practical, hands-on activities are balanced with engaging lectures to provide a fun and interactive learning experience. Adult and teen participants of all skill levels and backgrounds are welcome to participate in this challenging yet accessible workshop.
Instructor: Casey O’Leary is a self-proclaimed Seed Freak who runs Earthly Delights Farm in Boise and who co-founded the Snake River Seed Cooperative. Snake River Seeds houses a seed producer’s coop, a seed library, organizes seedy art projects and events, and teaches classes and workshops about seed saving. Earthly Delights specializes in locally-adapted seeds and offers a CSA, as well as gardening classes and a season-long, curriculum-based internship program for those interested in learning about urban CSA farming and seed saving. Casey also sits on the Board of Directors for the Rocky Mountain Seed Alliance.
Space is limited to 4o participants pre-registration required. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER. Save money with Early Bird registration prior to Feb 24, 2018! UPDATE! DUE TO A GRANT WE RECEIVED FROM THE COMMUNITY BUILDING FOUNDATION, WE ARE KEEPING THE REGISTRATION PRICE TO $50 FOR EVERYONE!
Please bring a sack lunch. Coffee, tea and light snacks provided.
Sponsored by the Inland Northwest Food Network in cooperation with WSU Spokane County Extension, Spokane County Master Composters, Spokane Community Gardens, and the Inland Northwest Permaculture Guild.