October 4 – Seed Saving 101

Posted by  //  September 8, 2017  //  Calendar of Events, Home & Garden

6:00-7:30 pm
@ CCE-Tompkins Education Center, 615 Willow Avenue, Ithaca

In this hands-on class, participants will learn the basics of saving flower and vegetable seeds including: what types of home garden plants can be saved; how to harvest, clean and process; basics of saving wet-seeded crops such as tomatoes and peppers; and how to store seed.  We’ll go outside to harvest different types of vegetable and flower seeds from the CCE gardens, then clean the seeds using different techniques and tools. Cost: $5-$10/person self-determined sliding scale (pay what you can afford). Pre-registration is required, please sign up and pay online at ccetompkins.org or call 272-2292 to register by phone.  Questions? Contact: Jennie Cramer, jrc10@cornell.edu(607) 272-2292 ext 146

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