17 organic crop breeding projects underway.
340 farmers improved their seed skills.
4 graduate student fellowships given in organic plant breeding.
52 community seed projects supported.
We’re already seeing the fruits of our shared labor and targeted investments. Across the country, organic farmers, gardeners, farmers, researchers, seed savers, food companies and advocates are reclaiming our public seed legacy.
Farmers are returning to the fields with new skills in seed production and crop improvement. Seed Matters graduate fellows are being trained by the nation’s leading organic researchers in classical plant breeding. And community seed education and activities are happening around the country.
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Help Us Grow the Movement
- Share awareness about seed: Disseminate our seed facts, share seed stories from The Seed Commons or submit your own, and join in Seed Matters discussions on Facebook and Twitter
- If you are a community gardener, organizer or educator Start a Community Seed Project
- Expand the reach of our work by helping fund organic seed education, research, and advocacy in more communities around the country.