Sept, 21st 2019 Seed workshop- Cirenian farm Scotland

Programme for Gaia Seed sovereignty Seed saving workshop,  September 21st 2019

             Venue: Cyrenians Farm: 12 Humbie Holdings, Kirknewton EH27 8DS


Time: 10.00 – 16.00

10:00 Arrival, registration

10.10 Introductions.

10:20  Background of why it is necessary for us to seed save. Industrial farming versus integrated farming. 

           The farming wheel. The biodynamic seed impulse.

10.50   Coffee break

11.15  Saving seed from Self pollinated and cross pollinated vegetable crops using annual and

           biennial crops.

12.00 Slides from different seed crops.    

13.00 Lunch, Provided

13.50 Taking a look around Cyrenian gardens.

14.45 Seed extraction and seed cleaning, seed storage. High and low value crops. Seed regulations.

16.00 Closing of seminar