Biodiversity is nature’s way of spreading risk. Our ability to deal effectively with climate change adds urgency to protecting the biodiversity of seeds.
In the Parana’ region of Brazil, about 100 small farmers are growing and preserving locally adapted seeds.
Cathy Camper, a local Portland artist, makes interpretive portraits and images of nature from seeds.
How has a technology as novel as genetic engineering so swiftly become a central component of global food and fiber production?
Alan Kapuler is well-educated in a formal academic sense, and also from a lifetime of work planting, breeding, and cataloging his vast collection of open pollinated seeds.
January 28, 2011 The last Saturday in January is National Seed Swap Day, which for 2011 is tomorrow, January 29th. Several communities hold their own seed swap on this day. It’s an opportunity to meet up with other seed enthusiasts and swap seeds. “The first annual Washington Gardener Seed Exchange was held on January 26, […]