This seed bank could be the answer to our looming food crisis. That may seem like a lofty claim, but check out this video to learn how a world’s worth of seeds are stored safely away in the Arctic snow at a Norway seed bank.
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Have you heard of open source seeds? This interesting project almost feels like a delightful throwback to the days when seed-saving and seed-sharing were the norm rather than the exception among farmers.
We love growing our own food around here, so when I stumbled across this great video on saving vegetable seeds on Facebook, I knew I had to share it with you guys. Saving fruit seeds is easy peasy, right? Vegetables are trickier, though. You can’t just grab those seeds when you’re chopping them up to eat. This video talks about how to save vegetable seeds and how to choose which plants you want to save for seed.
What are heirloom vegetables and why should we care? The Heirloom Life Gardener by Jere and Emilee Gettle provides ample explanation in their engaging book.
Sign a petition to support the Organic Seed Growers & Trade Association in winning a decisive victory in Organic Seed Growers & Trade Association, et al. v. Monsanto, a victory that will shift the winds of fate to fill the sails of organic farmers and organic food.
Saving seeds can help save you money and feel more connected to the food you eat and grow!
Monsanto accidentally sued Pennsylvania farmers over allegedly saving genetically-modified seeds.