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Grow with Us: Seed Saving with Gina from Trickster Cultural Center - Shared screen with speaker view
jordan williams
22:09
hey all, i'm Jordan (he/they) joining from ancestral homelands of the Potawatomi, Kickapoo, Peoria, Miami, Ho-Chunk, Fox, Sac, Sioux, and Illinois Nations. So-called western suburbs of Chicago (ancestral lands of the Three Fires Council including the Odawa & Ojibwe Nations). Happy to be here, if I were a weather event I would be a rainbow after a mid-summer rain <3
Salman Mushtaq
23:07
Hi, Salman from Madison-WI. Weather was cold today but with nice sunny day.
Emily Cross
24:06
hi, emily in Chicago....if I were weather i'd be cloudy after finding out about the lockdown coming on monday
(Glad) Matthew Gladly
24:14
Hello all! I'm (Glad) Matthew Gladly (they/them) - I would be a a fall day with gentle wind
Emily Cross
24:16
froze
Lisa Chou
24:18
Hi, my name is Lisa (she/her) calling from Pilsen, Chicago, homelands of all the nations Jordan mentioned ++. If I had to be a type of weather I’d be snow in December
Jazmin (they/them)
24:25
She's frozen on my end too !
Pooj Rav
24:26
Pooj (they/them) . I would like to the weather/microclimate inside of a tree hollow <3 Joining from Chicago echoing the land acknowledgement that jordan provided
Pooj Rav
25:08
Emily!! I feel that
jordan williams
30:54
ase
Jazmin (they/them)
34:12
That's awesome!
jordan williams
38:15
I really appreciate this creation story and its parallels with one of the creation stories of the Yoruba tradition of Ifa in West Africa
Emily Cross
39:30
yes, sewing seeds into clothing
Jazmin (they/them)
41:26
I really appreciate that connection between plant, animal, human to keep generations of each life going
jordan williams
45:52
I bought a copy of the updated version of Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer earlier today (bought it from a Black woman owned bookstore in Chicago called Semicolon) <3
jordan williams
47:06
powerful
jordan williams
49:01
so-called "pests" have to eat too
Jazmin (they/them)
49:54
very beautiful corn! (both of them)
Emily Cross
50:56
the marigold seeds are so abundent
jordan williams
51:57
hahahaha
Emily Cross
53:59
do you cut back your joe pye weed?
Emily Cross
56:05
can you talk more about what stratification is and why we should store our seeds in the fridge?
Salman Mushtaq
56:25
How many different kind of vegetable seeds you produce?
Carmen Holmes
57:53
if I am not planting for a season do I need to put them in the refrigerator.
Emily Cross
58:04
thank you!
Safia Rashid
58:12
When building an indigenous garden/farm how do we go about finding and acquiring our communities Native seeds? In my case, Nigerian seeds?
Emily Cross
01:00:11
do you offer classes folx can take for further education about how to grow sustainably?
Carmen Holmes
01:00:22
medical plants are usually perinals . do the need to be cold storage or can they just be down out side
Safia Rashid
01:00:31
Thank you
Emily Cross
01:02:34
how can we support your work?
Lisa Chou (she/her)
01:02:36
What are some of the most common mistakes made by new seed savers?
Jazmin (they/them)
01:04:57
https://www.tricksterculturalcenter.org/
Emily Cross
01:05:32
thank you !
Carmen Holmes
01:06:47
can they be stored in plastic tubs
Emily Cross
01:07:31
any books you'd recommend?
Jazmin (they/them)
01:08:18
"plants have so much to give us all we have to do is ask"- book title
Carmen Holmes
01:08:51
I store them in brown paper bags. them after a while I put them in glass baby food jars. which is best
Betty garden
01:09:25
any seed identification resources you can recommend? Its sometimes difficult to tell the seeds from the chaff
jordan williams
01:12:20
thank you so much for sharing your time, knowledge, and care
Emily Cross
01:12:29
seconded! thank you!
Lisa Chou (she/her)
01:12:36
Thank you!!
Tamara Besser
01:12:38
thank you!!
Lisa Myers
01:12:39
thank you!!
(Glad) Matthew Gladly
01:12:51
thanks you! Jazmin TY for facilitating this :)
Pooj Rav
01:12:56
thanks so much for sharing your wisdom with us <3
Emily Cross
01:13:03
yes thank you jazmin!