BC Seed Saving
BCGG is concerned! We are concerned about agriculture dependent on finite resources (i.e. oil and natural gas), dwindling diversity of plant species, and the widespread destruction of soil (I am not entirely sure if Apple has an app to grow potatoes, if they do let us know. Thanks). We think it is prudent and important to maintain plant diversity now, and what a better way to do that than saving and sharing your own seeds. You can, year after year, save seeds and selectively breed your crop into a champion of your local environment. Be sure to rotate crops and to prevent soil depletion. If you don’t have time to save your own, get in touch with BCGG and we might have some extra seeds. If you have some extra seeds: SHARE!
We have started the practice of seed saving (and trading!) and hope to provide step by step tutorials on how to do so yourself. There will also be guides to which seeds are best to save, and which seeds could lead to confusion for future harvests. Our seed saving technique will pull heavily from Suzanne Ashworth’s “Seed to Seed.”