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
10:20 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
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