Author Archives: Kristina Hubbard

Join OSA for ‘Open Sesame’ Movie Screening Tomorrow

Join OSA’s Micaela Colley for a special screening of “Open Sesame: The Story of Seeds” this Thursday, April 24, beginning at 4:30 pm at Deer Park Cinema (96 Park Rd.) in Port Angeles, Washington. Open Sesame, from Open Pollinated Productions, … Continue reading

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Tell Congress You Support Mandatory GMO Labeling

Last week, a GMO labeling bill was introduced as the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2014 (H.R. 4432). What may sound like a welcomed effort to enhance transparency in grocery aisles is in fact an attempt by large … Continue reading

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Open Source Seed Initiative Launches ‘Free Seed’ Pledge

This morning the Open Source Seed Initiative (OSSI) is hosting a rally on the campus of the University of Wisconsin – Madison to kick off the release of 29 plant varieties under a new open-source pledge. The initiative is inspired … Continue reading

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Helping Organic Farmers Breed the Seed They Need

OSA is happy to announce today the release of four organic plant breeding manuals that walk farmers through the methods of breeding new crop varieties on their farm. They include an introduction to on-farm organic plant breeding and three crop-specific … Continue reading

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Seed Stewards, Policy Advocates are ‘Farmers of the Year’

OSA was thrilled to see the seed stewarding Podoll family recognized as farmers of the year at the Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service‘s (MOSES) 25th organic farming conference. Theresa and David Podoll of Fullerton, North Dakota, are pioneers of organic seed … Continue reading

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