August 2013 Blog Posts (3)

Seed Summit - Wed. Sept. 11th 4-6pm

Please join us on for our 3rd annual Seed Librarians' Summit on Wed., Sept. 11th from 4-6pm at the National Heirloom Expo held in Santa Rosa, California at the Sonoma Fairgrounds. The summit is free, but it does cost $10 for entrance to the Expo, which is well worth attending and making a day of. We don't have a meeting room for the summit and will meet outside on the lawn - last year we met in the children's area and are…


Added by Rebecca Newburn on August 17, 2013 at 12:42am — 1 Comment

Size Matters

When teaching seed saving, I often rely on allusions to animal reproduction because most of my students have some experience with that and it helps make the point easily. However, one concept that doesn't lend itself well to such conversion is the need for population size in seed saving.

Added by David King on August 6, 2013 at 2:22am — 1 Comment

Why Seed School?

SLOLA's Board has agreed to host Seed School in Los Angeles in February 2014.  Before asking people to sign up for Seed School, we elected to come up with some reasons attending seed school was important. I was priviledged to attend seed school back in 2011 in Tucson.  It was one of the best experiences I've had with groups of people.  If I were listing reasons to attend, I think first of the list would be "The people…


Added by David King on August 6, 2013 at 2:20am — No Comments

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