September has arrived and it’s time to dip your toes into the art of plant breeding by learning the science of seed saving in order to prepare your garden for next year!
When: Wednesday, September 19th, from 5:30 – 7:00 pm
Where: At the Terraces Roy tables in front of Santropol Roulant, 111 rue Roy East (second floor in case of rain)
Cost: $10 – $15 (suggested contribution, pay-what-you-can)
Please note that the workshop will be bilingual and wheelchair-accessible.
Complete with a theoretical and a practical component, this workshop will give you the chance to learn the basic principles of seed biodiversity as they apply to your favorite veggies, along with many ways to harvest the most popular varieties of seeds and conserve them until the spring. You will get to see different types of seeds and experience seed harvesting directly in the Roy street gardens.
If you have any questions, please call Marie-Anne at 514-284-9335.