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Free seed saving workshop in Hawi (Feb. 16)

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The North Kohala Eat Locally Grown Campaign host a free Seed Saving Workshop 9 a.m. – noon Saturday, Feb. 16 at Wishing Well (55-230 Hoea Road) in Hawi.

This Sustainable Saturday event is the first in an ongoing series of Home Gardening Workshops co-sponsored by North Kohala Eat Locally Grown and Sustainable Kohala.

Lyn Howe, project coordinator for the Hawaii Public Seed Intiative, and Travis Dodson of HIP Agriculture will explain the history and science behind seed production and teach participants how to successfully save and store seeds from their own gardens.

Learn why seed saving is an important aspect of sustainable food production, how to plan and prepare your garden for successful seed saving, and how to properly store seeds.

In addition, Lyn will share seeds from her own collection.

Pre-registration is encouraged. To register, call Karla at 224-1404 or visit: www.FoodHubKohala.org.

The North Kohala Eat Locally Grown Campaign aims to connect the community with knowledge and sources of locally grown food. It is a project of the North Kohala Community Resource Center and is funded by Kaiser Permanente, the County of Hawaii Department of Research and Development, and the Local Initiatives Fund of RSF Social Finance.

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