Category Archives: Organic Seed Alliance

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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Washington Post Misses the Mark on Molecular Breeding Story

A recent Washington Post article by Adrian Higgins, titled, “Trait by trait, plant scientists swiftly weed out bad seeds through marker-assisted breeding” (April 16, 2014) overstates the potential of marker-assisted selection (a molecular plant breeding method) and makes the dubious … Continue reading

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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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