– Our local Open Source Seed Producer – South Sound Seed Stewards (S4)
The Yelm Community Blog is proud to have covered the South Sound Seed Stewards (S4) since their 2007 inception.
– From the South Sound Seed Stewards:
2018 Seed Saving Classes with The South Sound Seed Stewards
Encouraging Community Self-Reliant Gardening
WHEN: Monthly meetings beginning Monday, January 8, 2018, then February 12th, March 12th and April 9th.
Click here for the monthly schedule, meeting the 2nd Monday of each month.
WHERE: American Legion
103rd and Grove Road (16733 103rd Ave SE), Yelm
TIME: 7:00 P.M.
ABOUT: S4s mission is to encourage community independence and self-reliance through producing and sharing locally adapted heirloom and open-pollinated seeds. The organization of volunteers offers programs and classes that teach the art and science of seed saving.
If you are a gardener and want to take your efforts to the next level, this is your opportunity to learn the necessary steps to successfully save your vegetable seeds.
For new students taking the class series for the first time, the cost is $55.00, which includes the book Seed to Seed. ($20.00, if you would like to retake the class, and already have the book there is no charge a new book).
General Membership for those not taking the class yet attending the programs, picnic, seed exchange, etc is $35.00.
Click here for the 2018 Member Registration Form.