OFRF Issue Bulletin on Organic Seed Check out the Organic Farming Research Foundation’s (OFRF) most recent Issue Bulletin, titled: “Organic Seed: An Emerging Industry, A Pressing Need.” The newsletter covers organic seed through a series of articles on consolidation, genetic engineering, research, the new Seed Matters initiative, and more.
OSA at Mother Earth News Fair, June 4-5, 2011 Save the date for this summer’s Mother Earth News Fair on June 4-5, 2011 in Puyallup, WA! OSA will be there and are planning a seed resource tent for all of you old-hand seed-heads and aspiring seed-geeks!
Purchase New Organic Farm Book and Support OSA! A new book, Quality: From Seed to Supplement, showcases Standard Process’ 420 acre farm in Palmyra, Wisconsin, through photography and story. Most go to Organic Seed Alliance – so order your copy today!
Lobbying Dollars Flow from Patent Holders Food and Water Watch recently released a report that measured the breadth of agricultural biotechnology lobbying dollars flowing into Congress.
Acres USA: Seeds of Sustainability “We hold the keys to our own candy store. Once a farmer allows nature to act upon his crops in countless, unknowable ways, by saving the resulting seeds he begins to harness the power of nature’s elegant built-in genetic feedback system. Even modern plant breeders acknowledge the advanced ability of nature to create and refine plant varieties.” Download the article (opens PDF)
2010 Organic Seed Production Guides OSA published four in-depth seed growing guides this year with support from the Organic Farming Research Foundation. They are available as free downloads on our website.
OSA in the News
Organicology: The study of a sustainable food future. February 10-12, 2011 Portland, Oregon Learn more