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Seed Works – Kale Seed; breeding and selecting
FarmFolk CityFolk
22/11/2012

Part of the Seed Works Series, Patrick Steiner of Stellar Seeds and David Catzel of Fraser Common Farm discuss how to breed kale plants for specific traits. Produced by FarmFolk CityFolk with generous funding from Vancity. Special Thanks to As You Like It Media Inc without whom this project would not have been possible.

Seed Works – Kale Seed; harvesting
FarmFolk CityFolk
24/11/2012

Part of the Seed Works Series, Patrick Steiner of Stellar Seeds and David Catzel of Fraser Common Farm discuss how determine when Kale seed is ready to harvest and some methods for harvesting. Produced by FarmFolk CityFolk with generous funding from Vancity. Special Thanks to As You Like It Media Inc without whom this project would not have been possible.

Seed Works – Kale Seed; harvesting & cleaning
FarmFolk CityFolk
23/11/2012

Part of the Seed Works Series, Patrick Steiner of Stellar Seeds and David Catzel of Fraser Common Farm discuss how to clean brassica seeds. Produced by FarmFolk CityFolk with generous funding from Vancity. Special Thanks to As You Like It Media Inc without whom this project would not have been possible.

Seed Works – Beans; Harvesting and Cleaning
FarmFolk CityFolk
24/11/2012

Part of the Seed Works Series, Patrick Steiner of Stellar Seeds and David Catzel of Fraser Common Farm discuss harvesting and cleaning beans for seed and selecting seed for specific traits. Produced by FarmFolk CityFolk with generous funding from Vancity. Special Thanks to As You Like It Media Inc without whom this project would not have been possible.

Seed Works – Carrot Seed; growing and selecting
FarmFolk CityFolk
28/11/2012

Part of the Seed Works Series, Patrick Steiner of Stellar Seeds and Jon Alcock of Sunshine Farm discuss how to breed and grow carrot seed for selected traits. Produced by FarmFolk CityFolk with generous funding from Vancity. Special Thanks to As You Like It Media Inc without whom this project would not have been possible.

Seed Works – Carrot Seed: harvesting and cleaning
FarmFolk CityFolk
26/11/2012

Part of the Seed Works Series, Patrick Steiner of Stellar Seeds and Jon Alcock of Sunshine Farm discuss how to harvest and clean carrot seed. Produced by FarmFolk CityFolk with generous funding from Vancity. Special Thanks to As You Like It Media Inc without whom this project would not have been possible.

Seed Works – Radish Seed; harvesting
FarmFolk CityFolk
26/11/2012

Part of the Seed Works Series - Patrick Steiner of Stellar Seeds and Jon Alcock of Sunshine Farm discuss how to harvest radish seed and how to determine when they are ready to harvest. Produced by FarmFolk CityFolk with generous funding from Vancity. Special Thanks to As You Like It Media Inc without whom this project would not have been possible. Produced by FarmFolk CityFolk with generous funding from Vancity

Seed Works – Radish Seed; cleaning
FarmFolk CityFolk
26/11/2012

Part of the Seed Works Series - Patrick Steiner of Stellar Seeds and Jon Alcock of Sunshine Farm discuss how to clean radish seed. Produced by FarmFolk CityFolk with generous funding from Vancity. Special Thanks to As You Like It Media Inc without whom this project would not have been possible.

Seed Works – Beet Seed; harvesting
FarmFolk CityFolk
27/11/2012

Part of the Seed Works Series - Patrick Steiner of Stellar Seeds and Jon Alcock of Sunshine Farm discuss how to harvest beet seed. Produced by FarmFolk CityFolk with generous funding from Vancity. Special Thanks to As You Like It Media Inc without whom this project would not have been possible.

Seed Works – Beet Seed; cleaning
FarmFolk CityFolk
27/11/2012

Part of the Seed Works Series - Patrick Steiner of Stellar Seeds and Jon Alcock of Sunshine Farm discuss how to clean beet seed. Produced by FarmFolk CityFolk with generous funding from Vancity. Special Thanks to As You Like It Media Inc without whom this project would not have been possible.

Seed Works – Lettuce Seed; production
FarmFolk CityFolk
28/11/2012

Part of the Seed Works Series - Patrick Steiner of Stellar Seeds and Jon Alcock of Sunshine Farm discuss how to harvest lettuce seed. Produced by FarmFolk CityFolk with generous funding from Vancity. Special Thanks to As You Like It Media Inc without whom this project would not have been possible.

Seed Works – Lettuce Seed; cleaning
FarmFolk CityFolk
28/11/2012

Part of the Seed Works Series - Patrick Steiner of Stellar Seeds and Jon Alcock of Sunshine Farm discuss how to clean lettuce seed. Produced by FarmFolk CityFolk with generous funding from Vancity. Special Thanks to As You Like It Media Inc without whom this project would not have been possible.

BC Seeds Gathering 2012, Opening Remarks Part 1
FarmFolk CityFolk
06/03/2015

Part One of the opening session from the first BC Seeds Gathering, Nov. 9- 11, 2012. Presentations by Susan Walsh of USC Canada on The Bauta Initiative, a National Seed Program, and by Patrick Steiner from Stellar Seeds. The BC Seeds Gathering is a provincial gathering of seed growers, community leaders, and farmers from across British Columbia, Canada. Various participants from the conference present their views on seed saving at the first BC Seeds Gathering, Nov. 9- 11, 2012. The conference wa...

BC Seeds Gathering – Opening Session – PART 2
FarmFolk CityFolk
14/11/2012

Part Two of the opening session from the first BC Seeds Gathering, Nov. 9- 11, 2012. The BC Seeds Gathering is a provincial gathering of seed growers, community leaders, and farmers from across British Columbia, Canada. Various participants from the conference present their views on seed saving at the first BC Seeds Gathering, Nov. 9- 11, 2012. The conference was organized and presented by FarmFolk CityFolk and hosted at Kwantlen Polytechnic University in Richmond, British Columbia.

Beginning Seed Saving
FarmFolk CityFolk
15/02/2013

Saturday morning at the first BC Seeds Gathering, Nov. 9-11, 2012. Patrick Steiner and Melanie Sylvester give a presentation about the basics of seed saving. The BC Seeds Gathering is a provincial gathering of seed growers, community leaders, and farmers from across British Columbia, Canada. Various participants from the conference present their views on seed saving at the first BC Seeds Gathering, Nov. 9- 11, 2012. The conference was organized and presented by FarmFolk CityFolk and hosted at Kw...

Improving Seed Quality
FarmFolk CityFolk
21/12/2017

Michaella Colley and Don Tipping discuss various ways to improve seed quality.

BC Seeds Gathering 2012 – Don Tipping
FarmFolk CityFolk
15/11/2012

Saturday morning at the first BC Seeds Gathering, Nov. 9-11, 2012. Don Tipping, from Siskiyou Seeds and the Family Farmers Seed Cooperative talks about his work and philosophy. The BC Seeds Gathering is a provincial gathering of seed growers, community leaders, and farmers from across British Columbia, Canada. The conference was organized and presented by FarmFolk CityFolk and hosted at Kwantlen Polytechnic University in Richmond, British Columbia.

Elder Sharing Round Table
FarmFolk CityFolk
15/12/2015

Dan Jason of the Salt Spring Seed Sanctuary hosts a long table discussion with some of British Columbia's veteran seed growers. Robear Lebaron, Barb Ebell, Lorne Ebell, Jon Alcock, Mary Ballon, Mary Alice Johnson and Mojave Kaplan share stories about the seeds they have propagated and nurtured.

This Land is Our Land
FarmFolk CityFolk
06/05/2013

Tallulah Winkelman and Sarah May Redmond sing a song based on Woody Gutherie's classic "This Land is Our Land". The song is part of the play Project Corndog written by Winkelman in collaboration with other members of Theatre on Earth. The new lyrics talk about the diversity, cultural value and common heritage of seed. Part of BC Seeds first BC Seed Gathering in November of 2012. The BC Seeds Gathering is a provincial gathering of seed growers, community leaders, and farmers from across BC.

Dan Jason talks about unusual seed names
FarmFolk CityFolk
06/05/2013

Dan Jason of Saltspring Seeds talks about where some unusual seeds get their names. Part of the BC Seeds Gathering 2012.

Lucy Sharratt
FarmFolk CityFolk
14/01/2013

Lucy Sharratt of the Canadian Biotechnology Action Network speaks at the 2012 BC Seeds Gathering about concerns and risks of GM alfalfa. The BC Seeds Gathering is a provincial gathering of seed growers, community leaders, and farmers from across British Columbia, Canada. Various participants from the conference present their views on seed saving at the first BC Seeds Gathering, Nov. 9- 11, 2012.

BC Seeds Gathering 2012: Harold Steves on alfalfa
FarmFolk CityFolk
19/11/2012

BC Seeds Gathering, Nov. 9-11, 2012. Richmond City Councillor Harold Steves talks about finishing cattle on alfalfa instead of grain, and the problem with genetically modified alfalfa. The BC Seeds Gathering is a provincial gathering of seed growers, community leaders, and farmers from across British Columbia, Canada. Various participants from the conference present their views on seed saving at the first BC Seeds Gathering, Nov. 9- 11, 2012.

Organic Seed Production 2017 Part 1: Seed Production 101
Organic Seed Alliance
19/05/2017

This presentation is the first in a series of six webinars about organic seed production, organized by the Organic Seed Alliance and the Multinational Exchange for Sustainable Agriculture. The 2016 series is available in entirety as a playlist on this channel as well. This introductory presentation, which describes the MESA seed internship program and discusses how to plan for organic seed production, is presented by Jared Zystro and Micaela Colley of the Organic Seed Alliance, and Leah Atwood a...

Organic Seed Production Six Webinar Series 2017 Part 2: Trials and Selection
Organic Seed Alliance
26/06/2017

This webinar was presented on June 20, 2017 by Jared Zystro of the Organic Seed Alliance. This webinar will cover the basics of conducting on-farm variety trials including sourcing germplasm, field plot design, trial evaluation, and making sense of the data. Presenters will also cover basics of field selection or roguing to improve performance of open pollinated seed crops.

Organic Seed Production Six Webinar Series 2017 Part 3: Diseases and Pests
Organic Seed Alliance
20/07/2017

Jodi Lew-Smith of High Mowing Seeds and Jared Zystro of the Organic Seed Alliance presented this webinar on July 18, 2017. Watch it and learn about identifying and managing seed borne diseases in organic vegetable seed production.

Organic Seed Production 2017 Part 4: Seed Harvesting
Organic Seed Alliance
15/08/2017

This webinar was recorded on August 15th and features John de Rosier of With the Grain Farm. Because technical difficulties prevented the scheduled second presenter from speaking, we recommend that you also watch our seed quality, harvesting and equipment presentation from 2016 to learn more!

Organic Seed Production 2017 Part 5: Seed Cleaning and Recordkeeping
Organic Seed Alliance
27/09/2017

This webinar was presented on October 19, 2017 by Jared Zystro and Micaela Colley of the Organic Seed Alliance.

Organic Seed Production 2017 Part 6: Seed Policy
Organic Seed Alliance
01/11/2017

This is the final segment of the 2017 Organic Seed Production Webinar series, featuring Kiki Hubbard of the Organic Seed Alliance speaking on Seed Policy and the Organic Seed Alliance's State of Organic Seed report. Find additional webinars on organic seed production on this playlist and in our archive here articles.extension.org/pages/74451, and find the State of Organic Seed report here: https://stateoforganicseed.org.