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Heritage Seed-Saving Workshop

Heritage Seed-Saving Workshop

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When:

  • Sun 5 May ’13, 11:00am – 12:30pm

Where:

Grey Lynn Community Centre, 510 Richmond Rd, Grey Lynn Show map

Restrictions:

All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • General Admission: $20.00
  • Friends of the Market (GLFM members): $10.00

On Sunday May 5th, local food and permaculture expert Robina McCurdy of Institute of Earthcare Education Aotearoa will be running a great seed-saving workshop from 11:00am to 12:30pm in the oval room of the Grey Lynn Community Centre in conjunction with the Grey Lynn Farmers Market. Workshop includes free heirloom seeds to take home, and you are welcome to bring seeds from your own garden to share and exchange. To reserve your spot, email glfarmersmarket@gmail.com, call Sarah on 022 603 8457, or sign up at the information table at the Grey Lynn Farmers Market. Sign up early as spaces are limited.

The Seed-Saving Workshop is part of a nationwide Localising Food tour run by the Institute of Earthcare Education Aotearoa documenting local food initiatives throughout New Zealand.

About presenter Robina McCurdy:
Robina is a community development facilitator, organic gardener, permaculture educator and land-use designer.

Robina has produced several environmental education and organic gardening resources and created many participatory resources for decision making and collective action. She has taught and applied these powerful community building methods with households, neighbourhoods, schools, farms, ecovillages & bioregions, throughout the world, culminating in her facilitation manual 'Grounding Vision: Empowering Culture,'

Robina is a co-founder, resident and Trustee of Tui Community in NZ and the pioneer of Planet Organic and Seed educational programmes. Click her for more information about Robina.

Institute of Earthcare Education Aotearoa
is a non-profit trust dedicated to the ethics and principles of sustainability and Permaculture. Earthcare's objectives are:
1. to provide and promote education in environmental awareness, sustainable land use and responsible resource management.
2. to promote a wholistic approach to education by teaching the principles and practices of cooperation, community participation and sustainable culture.
3. to promote, conduct and publish research and educational materials on sustainable systems.
Earthcare often partners other organisations with compatible aims in delivering facilitation, education, design or consultancy services.

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