How to Save Seeds for Next Year

Take the first step in becoming a seed saver with these seed saving tips for beginners.

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Build a firm foundation of seed saving knowledge with this introductory, 101 style video. Bevin Cohen of Small House Farm gives an overview of how to save seeds for next year. Learn the difference between heirloom, hybrid and gmo seeds, gather the equipment you’ll need for successful seed harvesting and discover why this traditional practice is still so valuable today.

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Transcript: How to Save Seeds

(00:00:21) In this video, we’re going to be covering some seed-saving basics. We’re going to talk about things like terminology, equipment needs, that sort of thing to set up a good foundation so you can succeed in your practice as a seed saver. Hello, friends. I’m Bevin Cohen, owner of Small House Farm and the author of the book “Saving Our Seeds: the Practice and Philosophy”. Now, the first thing that we’re gonna cover really is.

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  • Updated on Mar 30, 2024
  • Originally Published on Apr 15, 2013
Tagged with: heirloom seeds, how to save seeds, video
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