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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“OSA is the place I always turn to when I need to know more about an issue or learn more about how best to produce and save a particular kind of seed. With OSA and others leading the charge, I know the integrity and future of organic seeds is assured.”

 

Electra de Peyster

Seed Stewards

Santa Rosa, California


Seed Broadcast
July 21, 2016
Swiss Chard Breeding is Looking Bright
OSA has been breeding Swiss chard in collaboration with organic farmers on the Olympic Peninsula for seven years. The project is focused on breeding red chard varieties with more bolt tolerance, which...

July 19, 2016
California Hubs Focus on Organic Seed Education, Networking
OSA's California activities are in full swing, with organic plant breeding, variety trials, and educational workshops happening throughout the state. In five regional hubs -- the Northeast, Northwest,...