Glasgow Seed School
Wet Seed Processing
Sun 1 August 2021
Tomatoes on the vine
Join Alkmini Gkousiari and Rowan Lear, for a workshop in processing tomato seeds for seed-saving. Get hands-on with extracting seeds and pulp, learn air-drying and fermentation methods, and the importance of drying, labelling and protecting seeds from contamination.
We will also discuss how to wet-process aubergine, squash or courgette seeds later in the season.
This workshop is aimed at anyone who is growing tomatoes or other fruiting plants, and would like to learn how to process the seeds and deposit them in the library.
About the contributors
Alkmini Gkousiari is a Greek artist living and working in Glasgow. She grew up partly in Athens and partly in a small rural village called Ilias, which gave her a close connection to the ground as she was surrounded by people that worked the land. Within her art practice she engages with storytelling and oral histories. She is currently working as an assistant for Glasgow Seed Library.
Glasgow Seed School is a season of free workshops, talks and events. It aims to nurture seed stewardship and help growers build climate, food and community resilience. It is organised by Glasgow Seed Library, in collaboration with friends and partner organisations across the city.
Part of Glasgow Seed Library
Talks & Events
Lambhill Stables Community Garden, 11 Canal Bank North, Glasgow, G22 6RD
|Morning session||10am - 12noon|
|Afternoon session||1pm - 3pm|
Free but ticketed
Adults are welcome to bring children under supervision – you do not need to book a place for someone aged under 12.
The workshop will take place outdoors on uneven ground. We are developing wheelchair access to the site, but this is currently limited. If you would like further details, or have other access requests, please email email@example.com.