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Monsanto Buys Up Heirloom Seed Suppliers

Monsanto Buys Up Heirloom Seed Suppliers
The NM Tree and Garden Center located in Rio Rancho, New Mexico has discovered that Monsanto is buying heirloom seed companies. They are also buying the trademarks to a number of heirloom seeds. This means that you may think you are supporting an heirloom seed company but in reality the company is owned by Monsanto. The seeds themselves are still non-GMO and heirloom and they can be saved at the end of the harvest and resown next season, but you are still giving money to Monsanto. Monsanto are also buying trademarks so that no matter where you buy certain seeds, they get money from it. Here is a LINK to the trademarks and seed companies Monsanto supply and ones that they do not supply in the USA. Here's some tips on how to avoid Monsanto. We need to all do our research when buying seeds (or any organically labelled product for that matter). In Europe we have witnessed a proactive corporate programme to buy up ethical/organic companies. Ethics in Action About The NM Tree and Garden Center

http://www.permaculture.co.uk/articles/monsanto-buys-heirloom-seed-suppliers

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