Saving seeds for a sustainable future
Article by UBC Forestry Co-op Student, Madeline Woodley Summer 2021
Alive. Diverse. Sustainable. Harmonious. These are a few of the words that come...
The A, B, C and D of Seed Saving
If you are thinking of being a seed saver, here are a few inspirations to light your way. A is for AbundanceFor each seed you put in the earth, you...
Introduction to Changing the Climate with the Seeds We Sow
I'm excited to be working on a companion book for 'Changing the Climate with the Seeds We Sow' that will focus on medicinal plants.
Pinto beans | photo by Sheila Brown (CC0 1.0)
Original Article at Watershed Sentinel
A superstar of food security, climate resiliency, and commun...
Dyeing with Coreopsis Tinctoria
Harvesting for Dyeing
24 plants give enough flowers to dye one pound of wool or silk harvest flowers when in full bloom or just before they fadedry...
Foreword to The Power of Pulses
I have been growing and talking about the value of pulses—dried peas and
beans, chickpeas, favas and lentils—for 30 years, and remain more convince...
Seeds are us for sure
The stories of seeds are the stories of us all: the hoeings and the weedings, the waterings and the gleanings, the d...
Community Shared Agriculture & Salt Spring Seeds, Canada
COG’s last issue on Community Shared Agriculture was really informative and inspiring. I’d like to add a few ideas to Rupert Jaanasch’s excellent a...
The simple act of saving seeds has lately become an extremely important one.
Unprecedented changes are going on in the world of seeds. Corpora...
How to Save Seeds
I think the practice of saving seeds is due for a revival. Seed saving is rewarding in so many ways. It’s very easy. If you find yourself smitten ...
O Canada, How Can I Grow For Thee?
There’s a revolution that is happening in Canada. Not many people know about it yet but a lot of people are part of it.
The revolution is a...
Safe Seed Pledge for Safe & Sustainable Agriculture
We have signed the Council for Responsible Genetics' (CRG) safe seed pledge.
Agriculture and seeds provide the basis upon which our lives d...
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