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Almost immediately, I started seeing comments pointing out that I had "forgotten" this or that heirloom seed company. Seed Saving Organizations Seed saving organizations are slightly different from seed companies. 1. The most popular suggestion for inclusion was Seed Savers Exchange. 2. The Kusa Seed Society's mission statement states its purpose as being to increase humanity's knowledge and understanding of our connection to edible seed crops. 3. 4. 5. Native Seeds/SEARCH. Seed Sourcer. Organic Seed Suppliers. Home > Searchable Databases > Directory of Organic Seed Suppliers by Katherine L. Adam NCAT Agriculture Specialist Select a region OR Search below Farmers should contact their certifying agency or state department of agriculture to find out whether these agencies can supply lists of seed sources for organic production of their region's leading crops.
In states that do not operate their own organic certification program, contact a private certifier operating in that state. The Organic Materials Review Institute (OMRI) lists some sources of organic seed, by variety. The organic seed search service provided by Carolina Farm Stewardship Association's Save Our Seed Project ended December 2006. The buyer needs to ask to see his seed supplier's documentation, including organic certification. We are always interested in feedback. Back to top. Farm Wars Safe Seed Company List. Barbara H. Peterson Farm Wars The following is a list of seed companies that provide organic and heirloom seed varieties.
These companies have no ties to biotech interests, and do not get their seeds from Monsanto. DOWNLOAD PDF HERE: FARMWARS SAFE SEED COMPANY LIST Ap082012 The following companies have determined to NOT have any association with biotech interests, and DO NOT sell seeds sourced from companies owned by Monsanto. Monsanto-Free Seed Companies. In 2005, Monsanto purchased Semenis which was (and is) the world’s largest seed company and now they own thousands of conventional seed companies in addition to their GMO seed business.
Monsanto now owns 40% of the conventional seed market in the US and 20% of the worldwide market, including organics and heirlooms. It’s not terribly easy to avoid them, which is why we’ve compiled the list below list with the help of readers and some experts from the field, both to help you navigate through things as well as encouragement for companies to take part in the boycott so that they may also qualify to have their names included. Here they are, and please let us know of any companies we may have missed and we will add them to this list. Names are in alphabetical order. Try to search for a company in your bioregion when possible.
Also, it never hurts to ask any company if they sell any Seminis seeds or seeds from Seminis’ partners. Canada: Europe: Learn more about seed verification at Farmwars.info. Monsanto-Free Seed Companies. Share The Seeds - Index. Farmers mobilize in Brussels: “Reclaiming peasants' rights over our own seeds” Farmers mobilize in Brussels: “Reclaiming peasants' rights over our own seeds” Details Published on Tuesday, 21 January 2014 01:34 Press Release - European Coordination Via Campesina (Brussels, 20 January 2014) At the start of the year devoted to family farming, which is being called on by the UN to feed the world, peasants from all over Europe are demonstrating before the European Parliament on Monday January 20 2014.
We have come to reclaim recognition of peasants' rights to select, preserve, use, exchange and sell our own seeds. GMOs must be banned. Andrea Ferrante , an Italian peasant, condemned "patents on plant genes that are contaminating peasant seeds and bringing them under the ownership of multinationals. " Hanny Van Geel, a Dutch peasant, hightighted that "it is only by preserving biodiversity through farmers' seeds that we can ensure good quality and healthy produce for consumers. " More information: Andrea Ferrante: + 393480189221 (English, French, Spanish) Organic Seed Alliance - Publications. Seed Saving. How to save Tomato seeds Tomatoes are one of the easier seeds to save.
With these simple instructions, you should have success! Cross-pollination notes: Tomatoes do not cross-pollinate very readily. If the seeds are for home-use only, there is no real need to separate the plants or shield them from one another. Step 1: Harvest a bunch of tomatoes. In step 2, the process differs if you are using cherry tomatoes or regular tomatoes. Step 2a: Cherry Tomatoes If you are using cherry tomatoes, remove as much of the leaves and stems from them as possible. ...and blend them up until the tomatoes are completely broken up. Step 2b: Regular tomatoes If you are using regular tomatoes, slice them in half along their equator, separating them into a top and bottom half. Step 3: Either way, you've now got a bowl full of tomato sludge. The mold may smell a little, but it shouldn't be noticable from more than a couple of inches away.
This process is called "fermenting" the seeds. Congratulations! Vegetable Planting and Seed Saving Instructions. HomeGermTests_LAFrevised. Growing Beans to Save for Seed. June 1st, 2008 Email 2 users recommend The small white seeds are those of the author's preferred varieties: 'Finaud' (her favorite), 'Nickel', and 'Tavera'. Ruth Lively If you plan to save seed, sow a few extra plants with your first planting. Photo: Ruth Lively by Melissa BatemanJune 2001from issue #33 Growing beans for seed saving is fairly easy. Harvest the pods when they are brown and dry. If all the seed pods are not completely dry, leave them on a screen to dry in a well-ventilated location.
Bean seeds can keep their vigor for many years. Posted in: beans Get special offers, FREE eLetters and your FREE PDF bonus now. Find us on: Home Garden Seed Association: Easy from Seed. Plant Seeds Using Eggshells | 17 Apart: How To: Plant Seeds Using Eggshells. We were excited when our Sprout Robot alert went off that it was time to start broccoli seeds indoors this weekend for our zip code. With the move and being in the midst of colder months, we are seriously lacking in the gardening department, except for our avocado sprouts (which we have an exciting update on coming tomorrow). We located our organic broccoli seed packet from last year's garden and hit up our gardening Pinterest boards (mine & hers) where we've been collecting ideas for creative planting all winter. We had one particular idea we'd seen pinned in mind and couldn't wait to try for ourselves — eggshell seed planters.
Evidently, eggshells make the perfect size seed starters, are natural, biodegradable, can be planted directly into the soil after being cracked a little, and supply nourishment to the plant and surrounding soil (not to mention they're free). After saving the shells from this week's eggs, we set out to make our eggshell planters. You'll Need: 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Gibberellic Acid. We are the original home of GA-3 and GA-3 Kits made available to the public for seed germination. Other sites copy our Gibberellic Acid Information and Instructions on their websites, and sell kits of varying quality and value, but rest assured that you have come to the original source! Gibberellic Acid-3 (GA-3) is a naturally occurring plant growth regulator which may cause a variety of effects including the stimulation of seed germination in some cases.
GA-3 occurs naturally in the seeds of many species and is produced commercially by growing Gibberella fujikuroi fungus cultures in vats, then extracting and purifying the GA-3. Presoaking seeds in GA-3 solution will in many cases cause the rapid germination of many types of highly dormant seeds which would otherwise need cold treatment, after-ripening or ageing, or other prolonged pretreatments. GA-3 is safe to use. Sold for the study of seed germination only. SUPPLIES FOR GA-3 RESEARCHAdd postage according to shipping weight.
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