Author Archives: Cathleen McCluskey

California Organic Wheat Variety Trial Results Available

Organic Seed Alliance released a new report today with results from its 2013 organic wheat variety trials conducted in California. Helping growers identify appropriate varieties is key to increasing the production and profitability of organic wheat on the North Coast … Continue reading

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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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