MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR ONLINE:
Seed Saving Course
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Want to start saving seeds but unsure where to start? Then Seed Saving 101 is for you. Bevin Cohen of Small House is your guide in this introduction into the world of saving seeds. Workshop videos produced by Ben cover topics like building community by sharing seeds, living history of heirloom varieties, understanding the terminology, pollination, processing, storing, and more!
Bevin Cohen is an author, herbalist, gardener, seed saver, educator, and owner of Small House Farm in Michigan. Cohen offers workshops and lectures across the country on the benefits of living closer to the land through seeds, herbs, and locally grown food, and he has published numerous works on these topics, including the bestselling Saving Our Seeds and his highly anticipated new book, The Artisan Herbalist (New Society ’21). He serves on the board of the International Herb Association and the advisory council for the Community Seed Network. Learn more about Cohen’s work on his website www.SmallHouseFarm.com.
Workshop videos and supporting PDFs included with this course:
- Seed Saving Basics
- Pollination and Varietal Purity
- Harvesting and Processing Dry Seeds
- Harvesting and Processing Wet Seeds
- Seed Storage Basics
- Swaps and Seed Libraries
- Seed Stories
Since 2010, our team has been producing the MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR at a variety of locations across the country. Toward the end of 2019, we began laying the groundwork for a virtual version of the FAIR where folks could participate, learn, and be inspired no matter where they live or when they can attend. We planned to launch this online-exclusive event later in 2020, after we wrapped up the year with our physical FAIRS. Then, well, you know what happened next.
We pivoted, launched our first “Mini-Course” in April as a test, and were thrilled when more than 6,000 joined. Now, we are excited to take this one-of-a-kind event to a new level with the MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR ONLINE!
What Is MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR ONLINE?
For this program, we’re using the Teachable platform. Here, we offer “courses,” and each course features pre-recorded video workshops hosted by the esteemed experts that make up the MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR family, along with supporting materials and handouts. Each workshop video is 20 to 30 minutes long. We have also included all of our live webinar recordings on this platform.
Click “Register Now” and you will be redirected to the registration page with complete workshop details.