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Seed Saving

Time: August 26, 2012 from 1pm to 4pm
Location: 263 Main Street Wethersfield, CT
Event Type: workshop
Organized By: Kristiane Huber
Latest Activity: Aug 22, 2012

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Visit New England's oldest operating seed store to learn about seed saving and seed production at Comstock, Ferre & Co in Wethersfield, CT.  Come learn about:

- the basics of seed saving

- hybrid vs. open pollinated

- annual vs. biennial

- self-fertile vs. needing to cross pollinate

- different ways of pollination

- easy to save seeds

- techniques for crops that need isolation

- growing seeds commercially

The workshop cost is $30 for members and beginning farmers and $40 for non-members.  
Beginning Farmers can also apply for this scholarship to come for free (funded by NIFA through the USDA's Beginning Farmer and Rancher Program) http://ctnofa.wufoo.com/forms/scholarship-application-to-ct-nofa-workshop/

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Comment by Jennifer on August 22, 2012 at 9:16am

Thanks for sharing this, Kristiane!

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