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Workshop Resources 

Saffron Workhsop 2019 Announcement & Program

Presenters & Organizers

Saffron Markets Europe - Gaetano De Felice, Clesia

Saffron Production in Europe - Gaetano De Felice, Clesia

Saffron A Promising Natural Gastrointestinal Drug - Hassan Ashktorab, Howard University

Saffron Quality Assessment Morocco - Mounira Lage, Nat. Inst. of Agron. Research, Morocco

Challenges of cultivating saffron under cold climate - Mohamed Amine Ayari, Université Laval, Canada

Effects of Climate and soil factors on saffron yield and daughter corm production - Rahmatallah Geshm, Univ. of Rhode Island

Saffron & Solar - Arash Ghalehgolabbehbahani, UVM

Saffron & Solar - Chester Elliott, Peck Solar

Saffron Corm Production - Hans Rooteveel, Roco Saffron

Saffron Marketing - Steve Leach, Red Thread Farmstead


Saffron NYC Market Strategies - Parker Shorey, Lemonfair LLC

Cooking with Saffron Brochure 2019





Saffron Workhsop 2018 Announcement & Program


Presenters & Organizers

Saffron: Its Beautiful, Tasty and Expensive" Hans Rotteveel, Roco Safron

The Culture of Saffron - Agrin Davari - Univ. of VT: NACSRD

Saffron: From Production to Processing - Arash Ghalehgolab - Univ. of VT: NACSRD

Red Thread Farmstand Saffron - Steve Leach

Survey of Needs and Priorities for Saffron Research and Development. 2018. M. Skinner, B.L. Parker, C.E. Frank Sullivan, L. Sisco & A. Ghalehgolabbehbahani. Univ. of VT: NACSRD

Conventional Saffron Production in Iran - Poster - R. Gheshm & R. Brown, Univ. of Rhode Island

Saffron Harvesting & Processing  - Poster - R. Gheshm & R. Brown, Univ. of Rhode Island


Powerpoint Presentations (pdf format)

Saffron: A Golden Opportninty for Crop Diversification Powerpoint Presentation presented by Margaret Skinner at the New England Vegetable & Fruit Conference Decemeber 2016 in Manchester, NH

Secrets of Saffron: Susan Liechty, Herb Society of Amercia

Saffron Production: Hans Rotteveel, Roco Safron

Growing Saffron in VT High TunnelsArash Ghalehgolab - Univ. of VT: NACSRD

Saffron PestsArash Ghalehgolab - Univ. of VT: NACSRD

Saffron: A Golden Opportninty for Crop Diversification Powerpoint Presentation presented by Margaret Skinner at the Northeast Greenhouse Conference & Expo November 2016 in Boxborough, MA


Factsheets

Cooking with Saffron 
(2019) North American Center for Saffron Research and Development Burlington, Vermont USA

Saffron Brochure (General)
(2018) North American Center for Saffron Research and Development Burlington, Vermont USA

Drying Saffron
(October 2017) Margaret Skinner, Arash Ghalehgolabbehbahani, Bruce L. Parker & Khalil Z. Mirza
North American Center for Saffron Research and Development Burlington, Vermont USA

How to Balance your Saffron
(November 2018) Bruce L. Parker, Margaret Skinner, Ali Razavi & Arash Ghalehgolabbehbahani
North American Center for Saffron Research and Development Burlington, Vermont USA

Template to Measure Saffron Corm Size 
(2018). North American Center for Saffron Research and Development Burlington, Vermont USA

Harvesting and Processing Saffron Flowers
(October 2018) Margaret Skinner, Arash Ghalehgolabbehbahani, Bruce L. Parker
North American Center for Saffron Research and Development Burlington, Vermont USA
 
More Burning Questions about Saffron Production (September 2017) Margaret Skinner, Bruce L. Parker &  Arash Ghalehgolabbehbahani
North American Center for Saffron Research and Development Burlington, Vermont USA 


A Few Burning Questions about Saffron Production (August 2017) Margaret Skinner, Bruce L. Parker &  Arash Ghalehgolabbehbahani
North American Center for Saffron Research and Development Burlington, Vermont USA 


Where to Buy Corms - December 2017


Where to Buy Corms - March 2017

Saffron Production: Planting Depth & Density for Saffron Corms: (June 2017) Margaret Skinner, Bruce L. Parker &  Arash Ghalehgolabbehbahani
North American Center for Saffron Research and Development Burlington, Vermont USA 

Saffron Production: Life Cycle of Saffron: (June 2017) Margaret Skinner, Bruce L. Parker &  Arash Ghalehgolabbehbahani
North American Center for Saffron Research and Development Burlington, Vermont USA

Saffron Production: Life Cycle Visual (June 2017) Margaret Skinner, Bruce L. Parker &  Arash Ghalehgolabbehbahani
North American Center for Saffron Research and Development Burlington, Vermont USA


Research Summaries 

Survey of Needs and Priorities for Saffron Research and Development Results by Margaret Skinner, Bruce L. Parker, Cheryl F. Sullivan and Arash Ghalehgolabbehbahani

Saffron: A New Alternative Crop for Northern New England High Tunnels Research Summary - Jan 2017


Related YouTube Videos on Saffron

Saffron from Spain

Spanish Saffron: A Traditional Delicacy

Iranian Saffron

Saffron: Autumn Gold-The Spice of Life (BBC)

Saffron Morphology, Cultivation and Economic Values



Saffron in the News

Saffron ~ Vegetable gold in the cold Country Folks Grower March 2019

UVM Researchers Sow Seeds for World's Most Lucrative Spice: Saffron Seven Days, VT - March 2019

Solar+saffron experiment could pave the path to more dual-use farms Solar Power World, February 2019

Researchers Hold Saffron Growing Workshop for Farmers: March 2017, ABC22
http://www.mychamplainvalley.com/news/uvm-researchers-see-opportunity-to-grow-saffron-in-the-region/669559552

Could Saffron be the Next Big Thing for VT: NBC5
http://www.mynbc5.com/article/could-saffron-be-the-next-big-thing-for-vermont/8968699

Science Friday: A short piece about our saffron research was mentioned in the update section of Science Friday on NPR on February 3, 2017. To listen go to: http://www.sciencefriday.com/episodes/february-3-2017/    If you don't want to listen to the entire episode, go to Minute -84.18 to -82.31

Could the world's most expensive spice help farmers in Vermont? Public Radio International 'PRI'
http://www.pri.org/stories/2017-01-04/could-worlds-most-expensive-spice-help-farmers-vermont

Could an Exotic Spice from Iran help VT Farmers? Boston Globe.
https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2016/12/20/saffron-crop-could-spice-agriculture/BgoyCyqs5pdffokVXBhlNJ/story.html

A Spice Grows in Burlington. Inside Science
https://www.insidescience.org/news/spice-grows-burlington

UVM Researchers Tout Growing Saffrin n Vermont. Seven Days.
http://www.sevendaysvt.com/vermont/uvm-researchers-tout-growing-saffron-in-vermont/Content?oid=3868418

Rare saffron could thrive in VT, prof says. Skinner, M. & A. Ghalehgolabbehbahani. 2016. Nov. 5, 2016 Burlington Free Press Front Page article. Click HERE

World’s most expensive spice grown in Vermont. Skinner, M. & A. Ghalehgolabbehbahani. 2016. Nov. 11, 2016. Please copy and paste  link into your browser. www.wcax.com/story/33689640/worlds-most-expensive-spice-grown-in-vermont

Green Mountain Saffron. Skinner, M. & A. Ghalehgolabbehbahani. 2016. Vermont, UVM Alumni Quarterly. Univ. of Vermont, Burlington, VT. pg. 11.
http://www.uvm.edu/vq/?Page=news&storyID=23624&category=vq-green

How to grow saffron: Research Farm to home garden. Ghalehgolabbehbahani, A. & M. Skinner. 2016. The American Meadows Blog.
http://www.americanmeadows.com/blog/2016/11/16/how-to-grow-saffron-home-garden/

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