Just Released! State of Organic Seed, 2016 
 
We Have a New Executive Director!

We're proud to announch 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

 
We Can Grow a Healthier Future Beginning With Organic Seed - But Now 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.

 
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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"Organic Seed Alliance has been an indispensable resource for our farm, from conducting field trials to producing seed. Organic seed is the cornerstone of our vegetable production. Without varieties that have been bred and selected for organic growing conditions, we would be left with low-vigor crops adapted to high-input farms."

 

Jim McGreevy

Cloudview Ecofarms

Royal City, Washington



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