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Seed to Sustainability Workshop

Saturday, January 20, 2018
10:00 am4:00 pm
Athens Community Center

Athens: Adaptation Theme

Looking to extend your seed saving knowledge to new heights?

The following workshops provide professional training for seed savers, growers, and plant breeders; create the foundation for a statewide seed savers alliance; and expand opportunities and reduce barriers for small-scale seed producers in Ohio.

This series of programming events is a collaborative effort between Ridge & Hollow Seed Alliance, Ohio University, Ohio State University, and Miami University. Note: this course is recommended for experienced seed savers.

Lunch catered by: TBD

● 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM: Event check in

● 10:00 AM -11 AM: History and Future of Seeds - Dr. Peggy Shafer, Miami University

● 11:00 AM-11:15 AM: Transition

● 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM: Lost Crops - Dr. Paul Patton, Ohio University

● 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM: Lunch

● 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM: Germplasm Resources - Dr. David Francis, OSU

● 2:15 PM- 2:30 PM: Transition

● 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM: Hacking Hybrids- Dr. Art Trese, Ohio University

● 3:30 PM- 4:00 PM: Closing statements

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