March 9th: Farmer Anne Berblinger of Gales Meadow Farm on Plant & Seed Diversity.
presented on how and why a diversity of vegetable varieties developed, choosing varieties for home and small farm use, seed saving - why and how to get started, and the importance of protecting our vegetable heritage.
Anne & Gales Meadow Farm
have a history of supporting new and beginning farmers with internships and positions on her
farm, and by teaching classes.
current farm class series "Hands On Organic Farming" on iFarm here.
Tom Winterrowd of Pitkin-Winterroad Farms was brought onstage by Anne to discuss his research on who owns seed companies - Tom is currently writing an article on this research, so look for it in a future FoFF newsletter!