Grow Benzie Farm Series: Seed Saving. Discussion will include how to grow mineral-dense food in order to get high quality seeds, how to harvest and store seeds, as well as how to take the seeds out of storage and sow properly. Guest presenter is Craig Schaaf of Golden Rule Farm.
Farmers, beginning producers, retiring/transitioning producers, organic producers, specialty crop producers, sustainable producers, value-added producers, small business owners
Monday, October 9, from 5pm-7:30pm.
Sponsored by the USDA-Risk Management Agency and in partnership with Crosshatch Center for Art & Ecology, this workshop aims to share knowledge with producers to increase their viability and reduce financial, production, and marketing risks. Grow Benzie’s goal is to deepen relationships between organizations, farmers, and the community.
$20 per person. Those that RSVP in advance will be guaranteed a seed-saving gift that will include three packets of high quality locally saved seeds. RSVPs are not necessary. Event will take place rain or shine.
Scholarships available, contact Info@GrowBenzie.org or 231-882-9510
Golden Rule Farm, 11744 Tanerville Rd. Kaleva, MI 49645