Category Archives: Seed and Story

Happenings in California

As California’s dry winter continued through the spring, the future climatic challenges the state faces become ever more immediate, and the need for diverse and resilient agricultural seed systems becomes ever more evident. OSA continues, crop by crop and farmer … Continue reading

Posted in Organic Plant Breeding, Organic Seed Alliance, Seed and Story | Comments Off

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

Posted in Agricultural Policy, Events, GMO, Organic Plant Breeding, Organic Seed Alliance, Seed and Story, Seed Industry | Comments Off

OSA Anniversary Address by Matthew Dillon

The 7th Organic Seed Growers Conference drew a record turnout, with 450 participants attending the event in Corvallis, Oregon, from January 30 – February 1, 2014, and an additional 400 people joining the conference via live webinar. OSA co-founder, Matthew Dillon, … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Organic Seed Alliance, Seed and Story | Comments Off

Five Reasons to Be Thankful for Organic Seed

Organic Seed Alliance wants to thank you for all you do to help build an abundant, diverse, and secure seed supply for organic agriculture. Together we are advancing forward-looking solutions through research, education, and advocacy. It’s an exciting time. We’ve put together … Continue reading

Posted in Organic Seed Alliance, Seed and Story | Comments Off

An Autumn Letter from Our Director

This year, OSA celebrates a landmark anniversary. It’s hard to believe that after ten years we have already established ourselves as the primary organization in the U.S. working to expand a national organic seed system through regional models of collaborative … Continue reading

Posted in Agricultural Policy, Events, Organic Plant Breeding, Organic Seed Alliance, Seed and Story | Comments Off