Category Archives: Organic Seed Alliance

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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Special Community Field Day and Variety Tasting

Join us for a community field day and variety tasting on September 26th, 2016, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Chimacum Farm Collaborative located at the Finnriver Orchard. The event celebrates the second annual harvest at our Washington research farm, … Continue reading

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Save the Date: OSA’s Annual Research Farm Field Day is Sept. 26th

Come join us at OSA’s research farm in Chimacum, Washington, on Monday, September 26th, for our annual field day and autumn celebration. The event kicks off with a field tour showcasing our research projects, followed by a vegetable variety tasting … Continue reading

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Swiss Chard Breeding is Looking Bright

OSA has been breeding Swiss chard in collaboration with organic farmers on the Olympic Peninsula for seven years. The project is focused on breeding red chard varieties with more bolt tolerance, which remains a major production challenge for organic farmers. … Continue reading

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