Seed Digest (Oct. 31 – Nov. 12, 2010)

Carrots and Beets Put to Test at NOVIC Field Day OSA had a very well received field day at Nash’s Organic Farm in Sequim, WA.

OSA’s John Navazio on Participatory Plant Breeding Have a listen to OSA’s Dr. Navazio discuss Participatory Plant Breeding on today’s KUOW weekday show “Food Security in a Scary World.”

Family Farmer Seed Cooperative in the News! OSA’s Dan Hobbs talks about a recent Colorado Department of Agriculture grant awarded to the Family Farmer Seed Cooperative.

Edible Seattle: “Big Ag vs. Small Seed” We’re grateful to Edible SEATTLE for featuring OSA in the November/December 2010 issue with the story: “Big Ag vs. Small Seed: The Organic Seed Alliance fights the good fight on multiple fronts.” If you live in Seattle, pick up a copy! And for the rest of the world, here’s a PDF version.

Frank Morton of Wild Garden Seed Talks GMOs

U.S. Finally Talking About Patent Reform The New York Times headline this past weekend seemed too good to be true: “U.S. Says Genes Should Not Be Eligible for Patents.”

OSA IN THE NEWS

New Hope 360 (November 5, 2010)

Southern Colorado News First 5 (November 9, 2010)

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