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Seed Sovereignty

 The ideal of SEED SOVEREIGNTY firmly plants seed saving and seed stewardship in the realm of fundamental human rights. It is the freedom to save seed and determine the foundation on which our food system rests. With the current attacks of industry hitting at the heart of food sovereignty, the simple act of seed saving […]

Threats to Seed Saving

Learn more about the Threats to Seed Saving – proposed seed saving legislation that could threaten the right of farmers’ to save seed: “Through the agreement, the European Union (EU) is aggressively pushing Canada to adopt a stringent and farmer-binding version of Plant Breeders Rights (PBR). That version of PBR, known as “UPOV ’91” would […]