Organic Seed Alliance Winter Newsletter 2019

Dic 21, 2018 | agrobiodiversità, Seminare il cambiamento | 0 commenti

Winter Newsletter: Gathering and Planning

Act Now and Help Meet Farmers’ Seed Needs

Organic Seed Alliance is making an impact on seed diversity and food security by equipping farmers with the power and potential of organic seed, but we can’t do it alone. Invest in OSA’s research, education, and advocacy efforts and help us grow a seed supply that puts people and the planet first. Please give to our year-end “Believe in Seed” campaign today.

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Farm Bill Delivers Victory for Organic Research

The organic community is celebrating historic wins this month following Congress’s passage of the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, also known as the Farm Bill. Among the victories is a significant increase in funding for organic research. The bill now awaits the President’s signature. 

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Register Today to Join Us at Organicology 

Organicology is an event to remember and we hope you’ll join us February 14–16, 2019, in Portland, Oregon. The biennial gathering brings together over 1,000 participants from all parts of the organic movement. Seedy highlights include a daylong organic seed production intensive, seed swap, several seed focused workshops, and the Slow Hot dinner featuring new and heritage community-bred varieties.

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What Else We’re Winnowing

Building bridges with European seed communities: Highlights from Diversifood

Carrot trials and tastings in New York: New root collaboration launched 

Bushels of ‘Glean & Clean’ fun: Community helps with harvest 

In the field and at the table: Highlights from our annual field day and tasting 

Variety trial fever: Report out from our farmer workshop series in the Midwest 

Gather and Sow

Growing for Seed: Small-scale Production and Seed Saving
January 15, 2019 | Mount Vernon, WA | Learn more

Northeast Organic Seed Conference
January 18–20, 2019 | Saratoga Springs, NY | Learn more

EcoFarm Conference
January 23–26, 2019 | Pacific Grove, CA | Learn more

February 14-16, 2019 | Portland, OR | Learn more

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