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Community Seed Saving and Safe Seed Sources with Russ Bedford

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Russ Bedford is the creator and director of the Flint Seed Democracy. He maintains a forest garden at his home in Flint, MI with over 100 edible species on less than 1/12 of an acre. Russ teaches seed saving classes for Edible Flint’s Garden Starters Class. His garden was a stop on Edible Flint’s 2013 […]

Companion Planting, Water Harvesting and Soil Building: Sustainable Agriculture at GVSU

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Located on approximately 2 acres of former cropland, GVSU’s Sustainable Agricultural Project (SAP) is a student led initiative for exploring the principles and practices of sustainable agriculture. Through hands on activities, the  SAP provides a place where plants, people, knowledge and relationships can grow. Current President of the GVSU Farm Club, member of the SAP […]

Permaculture at the 2014 MREA Energy Fair

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Midwest Renewable Energy Association’s (MREA) annual energy fair in Custer, WI celebrated it’s 25th year of exposing the public to alternative energy technologies. This three day event includes demonstrations, educational workshops, vendors, and copious networking opportunities. Participants were able to browse through numerous displays, as well as enjoy a farmers market and local beer tent.

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