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Hands-On Seed Harvest, Cleaning, and Storage (2017)

  • Date: September 30, 2017
  • Time: 7:00am - 9:00am
  • Location: Bartram’s Garden5400 Lindbergh Blvd. Philadelphia, 19143
  • Phone: 215-729-5281
  • Price: $25

In this workshop we will walk the garden harvesting ripe seeds, and then spend the majority of the workshop cleaning both wet and dry seeds using common items from the kitchen as well as farm-scale tools.

$10 members; $5 non-members ; $5 program pass members (for people who live within a one mile radius of the garden) 


Owen Taylor runs the Philadelphia Seed Exchange, facilitating seed swaps and workshops in partnership with the Free Library of Philadelphia and other local groups and organizations. For the last four years, Owen managed the historic Roughwood Seed Collection in Devon, PA. He now grows open-pollinated seeds, medicinal herbs, and flowers to support his work with SeedKeeping, a food sovereignty-based collaboration between rural and urban farmers. SeedKeeping works with community-rooted farmers focused on preserving and proliferating culturally important heirloom seeds along with their stories, rituals, and the centuries of traditions contained within them. In addition, as a freelance facilitator, Owen trains farmers, cooks, educators, and other community leaders in how to effectively share their knowledge and skills using popular education, dialogue, and a participatory, hands-on approach. Follow his work HERE.


Telemann 360º is a production of Philadelphia Baroque Orchestra Tempesta di Mare with ear-opening performances of orchestral and chamber music, a mixed-discipline talkshow and pop-up events in gardens, pubs, museums and boats across Philadelphia. For a complete listing of events and more information visit www.tempestadimare.org.