Category Archives: Seed and Story

Oregon Legislators Should Vote ‘Yes’ on HB 2427

I grew up working and playing in the Oregon countryside next to fields of broccoli, corn, beets, and beans. Strawberry picking was my first job at age 12, as soon as I could get my social security card. I spent … Continue reading

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OSA’s 2012 Annual Report

As the year draws to a close, we extend our gratitude for your partnership and support. Thanks to you, we expanded into new regions in 2012 — educating more farmers, developing more organic varieties, and impacting more seed policy. A … Continue reading

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Seed Matters Announces New Website & Projects

Our friends at Seed Matters have a number of exciting announcements this week. For starters, the initiative formally launched its website — a beautiful, interactive contribution to the seed community and broader organic food and agriculture conversation, serving as a … Continue reading

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Need a Holiday Gift for the ‘Seed Heads’ in Your Life?

OSA’s Dr. John Navazio has completed a new book on vegetable seed production. The book is published by Chelsea Green and is now available. You can order your copy here. The Organic Seed Grower is a comprehensive manual for the … Continue reading

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Farmer Seed Stewardship: Marko Colby and Hanako Myers

Midori Farm Marko Colby and Hanako Myers Port Townsend, Washington When Marko and Hanako started Midori Farm, both had a strong interest in seed. They understood well the importance of having seed that is adapted to their region and growing … Continue reading

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