Author Archives: Cathleen McCluskey

New Survey: Organic Farmers Pay the Price for GMO Contamination

We know contamination is a huge problem for farmers who don’t grow genetically engineered (GE) crops. With one day left for the public to submit comments to the USDA on “coexistence”, Food & Water Watch in partnership with the Organic Farmers’ Agency … Continue reading

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Upcoming Seed Workshops in North Carolina

We’re excited to announce a series of workshops in North Carolina next month co-hosted by the Carolina Farm Stewardship Association. John Navazio of Organic Seed Alliance and Washington State University will lead three workshops, titled: On-farm Variety Trials, Seed Production, … Continue reading

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Community Reading with John Navazio in Port Townsend

Join John Navazio of Organic Seed Alliance and Washington State University at the Port Townsend Public Library for a discussion about the ongoing work to grow food locally with seed developed for the PNW region. John will also be speaking … Continue reading

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New ‘Seed Fund’ Accepting Applications — March 1st Deadline

The Rodale Institute and Amy’s have launched a “seed fund” to help organic farmers purchase certified organic seed for the 2014 growing season. The “seed fund” is an expansion of Rodale’s Your 2 Cents project that aims to help new … Continue reading

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Organic Seed Sessions at the Upcoming San Juan Islands Agricultural Summit

Organic Seed Alliance is a proud host of the organic seed track at the upcoming San Juan Islands Agricultural Summit to be held March 7 – 8, 2014, on Orcas Island. See below for session details. The 2014 San Juan … Continue reading

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