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Basics of Seed Saving - August 12


Have you wanted to learn more about how to save seeds from your garden but not sure how to get started? Then join us for a 3 hour introduction to the basics of saving seeds. We will cover all the basics including botany for gardeners, what tools and equipment are needed, and numerous tips and tricks to get the most out of saving seeds.

All participants will receive:

  • knowledge and inspiration about why and how to save seeds
  • hands on experience processing and saving seed from crops such as squash, tomatoes, chiles, cotton, devil's claw, amaranth, and more!
  • arid-adapted seeds to take home to get you started!
  • a copy of Saving Seeds in the Southwest (a $10 value)

Saturday, August 12, 2017

9:00 AM -12:00 PM

NS/S Conservation Center
3584 E. River Road
Tucson, AZ 85718

No experience necessary.  All ages welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

There is a $25 (member) or $35 (non-member fee) for the workshop.

Scholarships to cover tuition are available for participants in the Native American Seed Request and Community Seed Grant programs. Please contact Carly at or 520-622-0830, ex 112 if you are interested in a scholarship. Please contact for scholarships by July 31. They are awarded on a first come basis if you qualify.




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type: Courses and Events vendor: NS/S