Seed Saving is an Ancient Act of Resilience Against Climate Change

By Sarah van Gelder Originally published by Yes! Magazine On Feb. 26, 2008, a $9-million underground seed vault began operating deep in the permafrost on the Norwegian island of Spitsbergen, just 810 miles from the North Pole. This high-tech… Read More

Free, Peer-To-Peer Seed Sharing Network Goes Online

Center for Food Safety is celebrating International Seeds Day with the launch of our free, peer-to-peer online network for people to share rare and heirloom seeds. The Global Seed Network (GSN) will empower farmers and home gardeners alike… Read More

Campaign: Help Stop the World Bank’s Takeover of Farmers’ Right to Seeds

The following letter writing campaign challenges the World Bank’s takeover of farmers’ right to seeds. The email address to sign on with and the individual letters being sent are below.   Dear friends and colleagues, Please join us in… Read More

‘Open Source’ Plant Breeders Resisting Corporate Control

By Rachel Cernansky Originally Published at Ensia.com   December 12, 2016 — Frank Morton has been breeding lettuce since the 1980s. His company offers 114 varieties, among them Outredgeous, which last year became the first plant that NASA astronauts… Read More