Frost Campus to host Seed Cleaning Workshop

Lindsay ON – (January 9, 2019) Fleming College’s Frost Campus is pleased to offer a free, hands-on workshop to demonstrate how to clean locally harvested seed crops. The seed cleaning workshop will occur on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Discovery Hall, Frost Campus in Lindsay, Ontario. Join seed saving expert, Jill Bishop from Nourish Peterborough, who will demonstrate a variety of easy to use and innovative seed cleaning equipment, and discuss the importance of seed saving as a skill for food security and biodiversity.

A unique array of seeds including vegetables, grains and wildflowers will be cleaned and used for local food and naturalization projects with Fleming College and Nourish Peterborough.

For more information visit www.nourishproject.ca or contact Marcy Adzich, Office of Sustainability, marcy.adzich@flemingcollege.ca.

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About Fleming College
Located in the heart of Central Ontario, Fleming College has campus locations in Peterborough, Lindsay, Cobourg and Haliburton. Named for famous Canadian inventor and engineer Sir Sandford Fleming, the college features more than 100 full-time programs in Arts and Heritage, Business, Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences, General Arts and Sciences, Health and Wellness, Justice and Community Development, Skilled Trades and Technology, and Continuing Education. Fleming College has more than 5,900 full-time and 10,000 part-time students, and 71,000 alumni.

About Nourish Project

Nourish is part of a broad movement which seeks to give food more importance in our communities, our economy, and our everyday lives. Through innovative programs dedicated to eating, cooking, growing, and advocating for good food, our work cultivates health, builds community, and promotes fairness.

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Media, for more information please contact:
Sara O’Halloran

Communications Officer

sara.ohalloran@flemingcollege.ca

705.749.5530 x 1366