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Truly Sustainable Sarasota: "Revelations"/Seed Saving

This week's show will feature Tim Jaeger of Ringling College of Art and Design speaking about an exciting new exhibit opening at their Selby Gallery called "Revelations on the World as It Is," and Ira Wallace of Southern Exposure Seed Exchange, who is leading several workshops on "Building Small Farm Sustainability" in the Sarasota area next week. 

Stream the entire program free online at wslr.org.

About "Revelations on the World as It Is"

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Artists Adriane Colburn and Christina Seely each travel throughout the world and record their findings on the changing global environment through installations, digital films and photographs.

For more information about this exhibit and related special events, click here.

About Ira Wallace

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Ira Wallace serves on the board of the Organic Seed Alliance (OSA), the Virginia Association for Biological Farming (VABF), and the Organic Seed Growers and Trade Association (lead plaintiffs in OSGATA et al v Monsanto). She is a worker/owner of the cooperatively managed Southern Exposure Seed Exchange, where she coordinates variety selection and new seed grower contracts. In addition, Ira is a member of Acorn Community which farms over 60 acres of certified organic land in Central Virginia. She is an organizer of the Heritage Harvest Festival at Monticello: a fun, family-friendly event featuring an old-time seed swap, local food, hands-on workshops and demos, and more. Her first book, The Timber Press Guide to Vegetable Gardening in the Southeast, was published in December 2013.

For information about Ira's upcoming workshops in the Sarasota area, click here.