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OSA Publishes Participatory Plant Breeding Toolkit

Port Townsend, WA – Today Organic Seed Alliance (OSA) announced the release of the nation’s first Participatory Plant Breeding Toolkit. The new publication supports participatory plant breeding (PPB) projects that aim to increase the availability and quality of organic seed. … Continue reading

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Cultivating Seed Savers in Hawaii

The role of education is pivotal to advancing the ethical development and stewardship of seed for future generations. Here at OSA we continue working to put the control of seed back into the hands of the public. Our educational outreach … Continue reading

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Fundamentals of On-Farm Plant Breeding Course

Organic Seed Alliance (OSA) will host a two-day Fundamentals of On-Farm Plant Breeding Course on June 4-5, 2012, in Port Townsend, Washington. Participants can expect to learn fundamental skills to develop and adapt seed varieties for their organic farm conditions. … Continue reading

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One Million Strong for GE Food Labeling

The call for labeling of GE foods is sounding around the country. Today, the multi-partner “Just Label It” campaign has acquired 1 million supporters of a petition to the FDA calling for mandatory labeling of GE foods. This is a … Continue reading

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“Breeding for Nutrition” Webinar – Friday, March 23rd 11am Pacific

Join OSA and eOrganic for the upcoming “Breeding for Nutrition” webinar on March 23, 2012, at 11 a.m. Pacific. Speakers include Jim Myers of Oregon State University, Phil Simon of University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Walter Goldstein of the Mandaamin Institute. … Continue reading

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