Find here the presentation slides for our classes. Members who have attended these talks can download a pdf version of the slides.
(If you wish to schedule a presentation on one of these topics, please contact us…).
A seed saving introduction covering what seeds are, their relationship to humans, which seeds are easy / difficult to save (and why), why it’s important to save seeds (and why people don’t), and seeds treated as property (and efforts to curb that trend).
Una introducción para guardar semillas que cubre qué son las semillas, su relación con los humanos, qué semillas son fáciles/difíciles de guardar (y por qué), por qué es importante guardar semillas (y por qué la gente no lo hace), y las semillas tratadas como propiedad (y los esfuerzos para frenar esa tendencia).
Using a home garden as a source of food for the family. An introduction to the process of planting, tending, harvesting, and preserving garden produce
An introduction to seeds, seed stewardship, and the many derivative topics involved. The first of a two part class.
An introduction to seeds, seed stewardship, and the many derivative topics involved. The second of a two part class.
A primer on the benefits of creating and using compost to build productive garden soil.
A look at the history and cultural significance of native heirloom crops, and the people who brought them to us.
An overview of seed as a resource maintained within the public commons, with a look at some of the implications that our agricultural choices have had on the food system we live under.
A timeline view of the key events which have grown and shaped the food system of the United States and beyond.
A look at the pests we find in our gardens, and how we can best mitigate the damage they cause.