"Join the growing tradition of saving your own seed! This can save money each year as well as create land race varieties that are best suited to your specific growing conditions. Find out what type of seeds can be saved, how to do it, and the conditions necessary for storage." said Chris Konieczka, Extension Educator.
Seed Saving for Small FarmsÂ webinar is part of a Small Farm Webinar series and offered on Thursday February 21 from 1 to 2 pm. You can listen in from home, but University of Illinois Extension is also offering the opportunity to join others at our Boone County Extension office at 205 Cadillac Court, Unit 5, Belvidere, IL 61008. It will also be offered in our DeKalb County, and Ogle County offices.
There is no fee, but pre-registration is required to ensure adequate space and handouts. In addition, sessions may be cancelled for insufficient registration and you may be asked to consider an alternate location.
To register contact us at 815.544.3710 or go online at
The Small Farm Webinar Series is a 12 week educational series for the small farm community and provides practical knowledge on emerging topics which advance local food production in Illinois. This series of events is aimed at providing small farm producers with a look at how leading practices in production, management, and marketing enable operations to improve profitability and sustainability.
For information on this Webinar Series program, please contact Ellen Phillips, University of Illinois Extension Educator Local Food Systems and Small Farms at 815-732-2191 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this program, please contact the Unit Office at least two weeks prior to the event.