SSFF Student Resources

RMSA members in the fields

Below you will find links to class recordings and resources.  If you can’t find something or have trouble finding what you need, please email bill (at) rockymountainseeds.org.

 

 

Seed School for Farmers, 9.16.20

(1) Introductions, Course Objectives

(3) The Myths of Seed Saving & Inspiration, Bill McDorman

(5) Farm Tour Film, Don Tipping

(7) Cultural Considerations of Seed Saving Discussion, Joseluis

(9) Closing

(2) Spectrogram

(4) Farm Tour Film, Casey O’leary

 

(6) Don and Casey Answer Questions

(8) Saving Seeds Appropriate to Your Climate, Don Tipping

Seed School for Farmers, 9.23.20

(1) Introduction

(3) Basic Seed Saving: Selfers

(5) Incorporating Seed Saving into your Farm

(2) Seed Bowl ID

(4) Basic Seed Saving – Terms

Seed School for Farmers, 9.30.20

(1) Check-in & Opening

(3) Seeds and Food Sovereignty

(2) Crossers and Biennials

(4) Seed Biology and Structure

Seed School for Farmers, 10.7.20

(1) Introduction and Opening

(3) Advanced Seed Saving: Larger Populations

(5) Heirloom Tomato Breeding Project

(7) Selection

(2) Intro to Pollination and Breeding

(4) Break Questions

(6) Questions for Steve Peters

Seed School for Farmers, 10.14.20

(1) Intro

(3) Harvesting, Cleaning, Storing

(5) Cleaning in the barn tour, Evan Sofro

(2) Corn Selection

(4) Beginner seed farmer and larger scale seed cleaning/demo, Evan Sofro

(6) After class seed cleaning and questions…

Seed School for Farmers, 10.21.20

(1) Check In and Opening

(3) Starting a Seed Enterprise

(2) Seed Enterprises

(4) Questions & Wrap

Seed School for Farmers, 10.28.20

(1) Genetics

(2) Epigenetics

Seed School for Farmers, 11.4.20

(1) Introduction, Schedule

(3) Urban Farm Seed Saving, Jilian Bishop

(2) Wild Seed, Bill McDorman

Seed School for Farmers, 11.11.20

(1) Introduction, Questions

(3) Break, Questions

(5) Seed Catalog Activity

(7) Plant Patents in Europe, Francois Meienberg

(2) Seed Policies and Patenting

(4) Global Impacts of Patenting

(6) History of Plant Patenting, Dr. Margo Bagley

Seed School for Farmers, 11.18.20

(1) Introduction

(3) Playful Plant Breeding

(5) Seed Stories

(2) The Big Picture

(4) Class Photo

(6) Commencement/Graduation