Caring for a Community Seed Collection

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Caring for a Community Seed Collection

10.00

This event is free to attend, but incurs a £10.00 refundable deposit, which will be returned to you after the day.

Sunday 17 November
10.30 - 16.30

Plan for the day:

10.30 Tea & Coffee

10.45 Round-table introductions. Introduction to the London Freedom Seed Bank

11.00 Different types of Community Seed Collection (Charlotte Dove, London Freedom Seed Bank)

11.15 Small scale drying, cleaning and storage techniques; record keeping and germination testing (Fred Groom, Vital Seeds)

12.45 Lunch (Bring Your Own Lunch, or cafe options on Walworth Rd)

1.30 (Practical) Seed cleaning and sorting the 2019 seed harvest for the London Freedom Seed Bank (Richard Galpin, London Freedom Seed Bank)

2.30 Break

2.45 (Practical) Using a seed cleaning machine, labelling and packing for the London Freedom Seed Bank (Richard Galpin, London Freedom Seed Bank)

4.15 Wrap up & next steps

4:30 Close

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