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Plant Aloha: Seed Saving for the Home Gardener, with Ilana Stout

October 19 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Free
Plant Aloha Hawaiian Sanctuary

 

Thursday, October 19th 2017 9:00am-12:30pm
Seed Saving for the Home Gardener, with Ilana Stout
This class will teach participants how to save and store high quality, locally adapted seeds for use in their garden or for sharing in the community. Topics will include basic reproductive biology of flowering plants, processing techniques, equipment, best storage practices and germination testing.

Students are encouraged to bring any clean, dry, pest and soil free seeds they would like to share in a seed exchange at the end of the class.

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Ilana Stout is a gardener and sustainability educator. She has taught in Hawaiʻi for over 10 years and is currently a a science teacher at Hawai’i Community College. Her classes focus on environmental justice, sustainability and food systems. She is also a graduate student who studies seed & plant sharing networks in the Hawaiian Islands. Her focus is on strengthening these systems in order to preserve both biodiversity and agricultural knowledge for future generations.

Plant Aloha Series

Hawaiian Sanctuary is proud to present: Plant Aloha, a FREE educational series of sustainable farming classes. Every Thursday morning, from 9:00am until 12:30pm, with special Saturday monthly offerings, led by local and visiting experts.

The Plant Aloha project is supported, in part, by the County of Hawaii, Research & Development. We are looking for support to complete and enhance this amazing FREE program. Please give what you can.

wade1Each class starts promptly with a lecture and Q&A before a hands-on farm experience. Come prepared with notepad and writing utensil, closed toed shoes, sun hat, and gloves.

View the full Plant Aloha Series schedule on our Calendar.

Space is limited, please register by emailing: grow@hawaiiansanctuary.com.

 


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The Plant Aloha project is supported, in part,
by the County of Hawaii, Research & Development.

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Date:
October 19
Time:
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Hawaiian Sanctuary
Milemarker 12, Hwy 130
Pahoa, HI 96778 United States
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