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feb 7

Seed saving course

7. februar 2022 @ 11:00 - 14:30

Seed saving course

Andrew McMillion of the Norwegian Seed Savers, in cooperation with Seed Keepers in Portugal, will hold a seed courses on the  7th February from 11-14:00.

The course will be in English, with a running Portuguese translation.

Tickets are available at the link below at a costs of 10 Euro (100 Norwegian Kroner).

Andrew McMillion is an organic farmer and seed saver for the Norwegian Seed Savers. He works on adaptation of plants to Nordic conditions on his small holding an hour North of Oslo. he is educated as an Organic Agro-technician and has graduated from the Seed School Teacher Training program held by the Rocky Mountain Seed Alliance. Andrew is also a board member of Lets Liberate Diversity which is Europes umbrella organisation for Community Seed Banks.

Course contents

An introduction to Andrew McMillion´s farm and the plants grown there

History of Community Seed Banks

Importance of Non Patens on Seeds and Intellectual Property Rights (Open Source Seed Initiative)

Seed Saving basics – selection, classification, pollination and adaptation

Seed saving specific to the following families of plants:

Spinach (Amaranthae)

Beans (Fabaceae)

Tomato (Solanaceae)

Lettuce (Aseraceae)

Squash (Cucurbitaceae)

Onion (allium)

Carrot (Apiaceae)

Cabbage (Brassica)


7. februar 2022
11:00 - 14:30
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