[Valentine] seed links

Russ Grayson + Fiona Campbell pacedge at magna.com.au
Mon Feb 14 05:46:54 EST 2000




Seed Savers Network wrote:

> Hello dear Valentine,
>
> SEEDING HEALTH, LOVE AND POWER
> Preparation for Working in Seed Saving and Permaculture Projects
>
> April 3rd to 8th 2000
> at The Seed Savers' Network Gardens, Byron Bay, NSW
>
> TOPICS:
> Biodiversity and Bio-Piracy
> What Genetic Material to Preserve
> Keeping Varieties for Posterity
> Selection, Processing the Seed Harvest
> Storage, Setting up a Seed Bank
> Current Project Opportunities
> Working on Development Projects
> The first three days are on seed saving and the second three are on
> preparation for and working on Permaculture and seed saving projects.
>
> TEACHERS: Jude & Michel Fanton
> Jude and Michel have worked in Permaculture for eighteen years. Over the
> last five years they have initiated seed networks in the Solomon Islands,
> Cuba and Cambodia and consulted on strategies for preserving traditional
> food varieties in UK, India, Nepal, Tonga and for ten countries in Africa.
> They offer what they have learnt during this overseas development work and
> fourteen years of running The Seed Savers' Network in Australia to people
> who have an interest in working overseas or in community projects on seeds
> and Permaculture.
>
> VENUE:
> One acre gardens near the sea two kilometres south of the Byron Bay Post
> Office with seed bank, seed producing garden, orchard and ponds.
>
> PARTICIPANTS:
> This is a course for people who are willing to work as volunteers on
> Permaculture and Seed Savers initiated projects. The course aims to help
> people who have knowledge of horticulture, household food production,
> environmental management, computers, health, nutrition, etc., to prepare
> themselves for development work.
>
> interested?
> $280 includes course handouts, teas, two evening meals and presentations.
> Contact The Seed Savers' Network at Box 975, Byron Bay, NSW 2481, or 13 Old
> Bangalow Rd. T 02 6685 7560; T/F 02 6685 6624; email info at seedsavers.net
> * Help save the genetic basis of tomorrow's food! *
>
> ---------------------------------------------------
> Michel and Jude Fanton
> Directors
>
> The Seed Savers' Network, Box 975,
> Byron Bay, NSW 2481, Australia
>
> Tel       02-6685 7560
> Tel & Fax     02-6685 6624
>
> Email addresses:
> info at seedsavers.net
> michel at seedsavers.net
> jude at seedsavers.net
>
> Website: www.seedsavers.net




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