Category Archives: Seed and Story

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

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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

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A Summer Letter from Our Director

Seed has been in the national headlines a lot these days. From a chance discovery of unauthorized genetically engineered (GE) wheat in Oregon to a Supreme Court decision involving patents on seed, our staff has been busy responding to news … Continue reading

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Farmer Seed Stewardship: Nancy Redfeather & Gerry Herbert

Nancy Redfeather and Gerry Herbert Kawanui Farm Kailua-Kona, Hawai’i Nancy Redfeather of Kailua-Kona, Hawai’i, remembers the exact moment she became a seed saver. “I was at a three-day conference with John Jeavons of Bountiful Gardens/Grow Biointensive here in Hawai’i in … Continue reading

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Purple is the New Green: Winter Sprouting Broccoli

Winter fields in Port Townsend, and the rest of the Pacific Northwest, generally offer little to eat. Organic Seed Alliance’s variety trial and breeding work focused on winter season extension will change that. We recently had the pleasure of evaluating … Continue reading

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