BOOK A WILD VOICES FOR KIDS PROGRAM!
All programs are now available for booking at the subsidized rates of:
– $150 (1-1.5 hr in class or outdoor program)
– $250 (half-day field study)
– $350 (full-day field study)
Teachers who are current CBEEN members may access one complimentary program (with up to $250 in bussing cost reimbursement) for their classroom in the school year. Up to 200 complimentary programs are available for the 2019-2020 school year to teachers across the Basin on a first-come, first-serve basis.
|Bookable Type(s)||In Class (approx 1 hr)|
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This program is only available in Creston.
About the Program
Explore diversity, genetic selection and food security in this introduction to seed saving. We will go over different types of flowers, botanical terms, how plants produce seeds and selection of varieties. We will learn how to save seeds from tomatoes, lettuce, peas and squash in hands-on demos for some of these seed types depending on the season. We will explore the diversity in food plants by human selection on why it might be important to save local varieties of seeds for food security.
About the Community Educator
Melissa has a background in Conservation Biology, Ecological Farming and Permaculture. She has had the opportunity to cultivate relationships with many bio-regions of the world and spread the love of earth repair, and earth stewardship. She has a passion for being outdoors, teaching, and sharing new ideas.