Category Archives: Organic Seed Alliance

OSA to Present at NOSB Meeting this Week

OSA is in St. Louis this week for the fall meeting of the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB). The agenda includes a number of seed-related discussion documents and proposals, from strengthening the National Organic Program’s (NOP) guidance document on the … Continue reading

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Getting Creative in the Kitchen with Chromatic Carrots

Earlier this month OSA’s Laurie McKenzie joined 21 plant breeders, 27 chefs, and over 350 attendees for the annual Variety Showcase in Portland, Oregon. The annual Culinary Breeding Network (CBN) event celebrates the work of plant breeders and the culinary creativity of professional … Continue reading

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Organic Seed is on the Menu at Next NOSB Meeting

The fall meeting for the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) is just around the corner. Join OSA in St. Louis, MO, from November 15th through the 18th, 2016, for timely discussions and public comment opportunities on a number of organic … Continue reading

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Over 700,000 People Tell Gov’t to Block Seed Mergers

As the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee meets today to examine consolidation in the agriculture seed and chemical industry, nine groups have submitted petitions signed by 708,000 people urging the Department of Justice and elected officials to block several pending mergers … Continue reading

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We Have a New Executive Director!

We’re proud to announce Cara Loriz as our new executive director! Cara joins OSA this month with an impressive background in nonprofit development; small business management and public advocacy; and environmental education, consulting, and writing. Micaela Colley, our previous director, will … Continue reading

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