On August 1st -2nd Aegilops (https://www.aegilops.gr/ ) will organise a Community Seed Banks Academy training on “Selecting best varieties from Cretan vegetable biodiversity”.
The event will be held at Pirgos, Heraklion Crete . It is organised by AEGILOPS Focal Point in Crete with the support and hosting of MELITAKES ( (https://melitakes.gr/
), a local social cooperative enterprise of organic growers. The training topics include : On farm conservation, propagation techniques, seed multiplication and variety assessment in community seed banks, participative organic breeding.
The training is in Greek, open (no fees) and focuses on vegetable growers of the region.