Sunday September 25, 2016 from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM EDT
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Roughwood Seed Collection 



Farm School NYC 
Farm School NYC 

Seedkeeping Workshop at Roughwood Seed Collection 

Saving seeds is a radical act!  Learn about seed harvesting, cleaning, winnowing, storing and planning for  seedkeeping -- all in one full day with Owen Taylor, grower/manager of 1000s of heirloom seed varieties at Roughwood Seed Collection, and Farm School NYC.


This trip includes 6-hours of instruction and hands on activities at Roughwood with Farm School NYC teacher and talented seed saver, Owen Taylor. 

Please note: participants will be responsible for providing their own transportation and bagged lunches.

Date and Time:  September 25 from 10 am to 5 pm

To make this event more accessible for everyone regardless of their resources, ticket prices are offered at two levels of pricing.  Please pay what you can afford.

Workshop Fee:  

  • Level 1: $45
  • Level 2: $65

Facilitator:  Owen Taylor, manager of the Roughwood Seed Collection, is gearing up for his fourth season growing out, harvesting, storing, and documenting our thousands of varieties of living ancestral seeds using an agroecological approach. He has worked with hundreds of volunteers & lead hands-on interactive seed keeping workshops for hundreds of attendees, sharing the art of saving seed.  Follow Roughwood's growth throughout the seasons via Instagram and Tumblr.