Just released! State of Organic Seed, 2016

 
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Summer Newsletter: A Roadmap for Organic Seed

Read about the new State of Organic Seed report, updates from the field, report outs on policy efforts, upcoming events, and more. Read the full summer newsletter here.

 
New Seed Internship Program

OSA and the Multinational Exchange for Sustainable Agriculture (MESA) are proud to announce the launch of the Seed Internship Program, the first of its kind in the U.S. The program matches individuals who want to learn about seed production with experienced seed farmers. Read more and apply today.

 
New Course on Organic Seed

OSA and the Multinational Exchange for Sustainalbe Agriculture (MESA) are proud to announce a new online course on organic seed. Participants will have access to monthly webinars, reading lists, online discussion forums, multi-media curriculum, and other materials that collectively serve as a comprehensive resource for learning about and teaching organic seed production. Learn more.

 
About Us

Organic Seed Alliance advances the ethical development and stewardship of the genetic resources of agricultural seed. We believe seed is part of our common cultural heritage – a living, natural resource that demands careful management to meet food needs now and into the future. We accomplish our mission through research, education, and advocacy. Learn more about OSA here.

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“As we enter our future world of depleting natural resources, having a diversity of seed adapted to local ecologies will be essential to food security."

 

Frederick Kirschenmann

Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture

Ames, Iowa


Seed Broadcast
August 16, 2016
Learn How to Grow Seed Commercially in California
Join OSA and the Northern California Seed Hub for this two-day training on how to incorporate seed production in your diversified farm plan. OSA's Jared Zystro and Steve Peters, along with Ellen Bartholomew...

August 8, 2016
Join Us for a Southeast Variety Trial Field Day
OSA and Cornell University will host an evaluation field day of melons, cucumbers, and summer squash varieties at Ramblerill Farm in southern Orange County, North Carolina, on August 11, 2016. The field...