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Strengthening Regional Seed Systems One Course at a Time

Earlier this month, OSA’s John Navazio and Laurie McKenzie gathered at Greenbank Farm with a group of enthusiastic farmers, students, interns, and instructors to teach a course on breeding self-pollinated crops. Greenbank Farm is a community-founded nonprofit that manages 151 acres of … Continue reading

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An Update from the Southeast

Efforts to build the foundation for a regional seed system in the Southeast continue to gain momentum. OSA is partnering with organizations and universities on organic variety trials and educational events, and in developing strategic plans for the region. OSA’s … Continue reading

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What’s a Regional Seed System?

Summer sweet corn: Is there anything better? How about a sweet corn that was developed with organic farmers in mind — an open-pollinated variety that germinates in cool spring conditions without the use of fungicides and demonstrates superb taste? Organic … Continue reading

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Upcoming Course in WA: Breeding Self-Pollinating Crops

We hope you’ll join us for a course on breeding self-pollinating crops on June 16, 2014, in Greenbank, WA. Register today. “Breeding Self-Pollinating Crops” is a day-long advanced course with experienced plant breeder Dr. John Navazio of Organic Seed Alliance … Continue reading

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Join OSA in Seattle Tonight!

Join OSA’s Micaela Colley tonight (May 13) in Seattle for a Sustainable Path Foundation seminar at Town Hall. Speakers will focus on exciting developments in the Pacific Northwest region’s agricultural landscape and the impacts on eaters. Seminar participants will: • Hear about … Continue reading

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