Category Archives: Organic Seed Alliance

Learn How to Breed Crops in Montana

Join the Northern Organic Vegetable Improvement Collaborative (NOVIC) for a two-day classroom and field-based course on plant breeding from September 13 – 14, 2016. NOVIC is a multi-state partnership between farmers and researchers to address the plant breeding needs of organic agriculture … Continue reading

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OSA’s Brook Brouwer to Join WSU Extension

Organic Seed Alliance is pleased to announce that Research and Education Associate Brook Brouwer will soon join Washington State University as its Director of San Juan County Extension. In his new position, Brouwer will continue to support OSA by collaborating on current … Continue reading

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‘The Seed Garden’ receives major book award

The Seed Garden – the Art and Practice of Seed Saving has been named one of the top five gardening books published in North America in 2015. The award is given annually by the American Horticultural Society (AHS). The Seed … Continue reading

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Spring Newsletter: Back to the field

What an event! Thanks to those of you who made it to Corvallis, Oregon, last month for our 8th Organic Seed Growers Conference. Participants were diverse, representing 34 states, 10 countries, and 20 universities. In the words of one participant, … Continue reading

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Purple Sprouting Broccoli Now in Season!

In March, when another serving of kale fails to inspire, purple sprouting broccoli (PSB) pushes from its overwintering state to produce beautiful and tasty florets that will continue to appear until mid-spring. Unlike its late summer, green-headed broccoli cousin, all … Continue reading

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