[act-ma] April 26 - Free Workshops on Seed Saving/Planting and on Farming

Inst. of Near Eastern and African Studies ineas_1994 at hotmail.com
Wed Apr 23 10:42:28 PDT 2014

INEAS Celebrates 20 Years   Join Our MembershipINEAS Celebrates 20 Years1994-2014 We welcome your feedback and highly appreciate confirming receipt of this newsletter  1. April 26 is International Seed Day2. New Free Workshop on Seed Saving Techniques3. Seeking Native Seeds for Alewife
 Reservation  ______________________________ 1. INEAS Event   Co-sponsored by Harvest Co-op  Harvest Co-op on Facebook  International Seed Day (ISD)April 26 Celebrating ISD for Six Years2009-2014 April 26 is a day
 to celebrate seeds, enjoy local and organic foods, educate the public about food sovereignty, bio-diversity and Farmers' rights while bringing awareness to the dangers of bio-piracy, GMOs and terminator seeds. Click Here for More Details about Seed Day ISD on Facebook    Where: Roslindale Congregational Church25 Cummins Highway, Roslindale , Mass. 02131When:  Saturday, April 26 from 11:30
 – 5 pm Join us to celebrate seedsappreciate agriculture and enjoy local and organic foods  Free Workshop 1: Explore Farming11:30 am to 1:30 pmBy Sam
 AndersonHave you ever thought you might like to make a business out of growing vegetables or raising animals? This workshop followed by a discussion session is designed to help you start thinking about your future farm business - and whether or not starting a farm business is right for you. We will talk about agriculture in New England, the challenges and rewards of starting a farm business, what resources and knowledge you will need in order to start farming,
 and some ways you can get involved in growing food without the risk of starting a business.This workshop is provided courtesy of New Entry Sustainable Farming ProjectPre-registration is required by April 24.  To register, please call us at (617) 86-INEAS (864-6327) or send an email with your full name and telephone number to both  INEAS at aol.com  and info at INEAS.org    Thank you. ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ 2.  Free Workshop 2: Seed Saving Techniques Seeds 101: Starting, Saving, and Libraries Saturday, April 26  2:00 - 3:00 pm   FREE to The Public By Michelle De Lima, Garden Educator at Boston Natural Area Network  Would you like to start your own seedlings for your garden
 and to harvest seeds from your crops rather than buying them?  This workshop and demonstration will cover how to select and start seeds, teach you some basic seed saving techniques, and introduce you to the new seed libraries sprouting up around Boston.Pre-registration is required by April
 24 (*_*)_________________(*_*) 3.  Seeking Native Seeds for Alewife Reservation Seeking Volunteers and New England Native Seeds for Native Garden on April 26:  Clean-up and planting day throughout the Commonwealth. Earth Day, International Seed Day and Park Serve Day are on April 26 at the Alewife T stop in Cambridge   10 am - 2 pm One can register at Friends of Alewife Reservation Cambridge: Friends of Alewife Reservation and Green Cambridge will host a park cleanup along Alewife Brook and Little River in coordination with DCR Park Serve Day on Saturday, April 26 from
 10:00 a.m to 2:00 p.m. The day is also in honor of International Seed Day.  All supplies will be provided. Volunteers should meet outside the Alewife MBTA station at the passenger pickup area.Contact: Friends of Alewife Reservation or (617)-415-1884 or info at friendsofalewifereservation.org  

We Appreciate Your Endorsement of  International Seed Day Institute of Near Eastern & African Studies (INEAS) is a 501(c)(3) educational and cultural  organization geared to educate the public and inform the media on issues related to Africa and Asia. Located in Cambridge, MA, since 1994. Find out more at our website http://www.INEAS.org   Address: P.O. Box 425125Cambridge, MA. 02142 USAEmail: info at INEAS.org and INEAS at aol.comSkype: INEAS_Cambridge


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