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Open Source Seed

A group of scientists, seed growers and breeders have launched a new campaign in an effort to keep seeds in the hands of farmers. The new website was launched with much fanfare, including an interview on CBC radio’s As It Happens. The … Continue reading

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Canadian Seed Finder

Seeds of Diversity Canada has created an excellent resource to help source seed across Canada. Ecological Seed Finder finds seed from based on crop, variety, region and can even filter for organic seed. There is also a graph showing how many … Continue reading

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Sarah Elton writes about the Bauta Initiative

Our program is featured in the Globe and Mail! http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/food-and-wine/food-trends/how-farmers-are-saving-seeds-and-building-a-canadian-collection/article13098425/ Sarah Elton, who authors the article, has just put out a great book called Consumed: Food for a Finite Planet.  Having just finished reading it, I found it a good … Continue reading

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