New Reports Describe Plant Breeding Priorities for Organic Agriculture
OSA and Cornell University have each released a report that details regional plant breeding priorities for organic agriculture. Learn more here.
Now Available: State of Organic Seed, 2016
State of Organic Seed is a project of Organic Seed Alliance that monitors the status of organic seed in the US and provides a roadmap for increasing the diversity, quality, and integrity of organic seed available. Learn more here.
We Have a New Executive Director!
We're proud to announce Cara Loriz as our new executive director! Cara joins OSA with an impressive background in nonprofit development; small business management and public advocacy; and environmental education, consulting, and writing. Micaela Colley, our previous director, will remain on staff in a new role. Read more
Organicology 2017 Registration is Open
Registration for Organicology 2017 is now open! Join OSA and our co-hosts for this unique event that brings together all sectors of the organic community for three days of cross-pollination. Read more (opens to PDF) about the Business Management for Organic Vegetable, Seed, and Grain Producers intensive. Register for the full conference here.
We Can Grow a Healthier Future Beginning With Organic Seed - But Not Without You
Make a tax-deductible donation today and help us advance organic seed through research, education, and advocacy. Every dollar helps!
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.
You Can Still Register for Our Online Organic Seed Course
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 and register for the October and November courses.
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.