Photo Credit: High Mowing Seeds, Vermont
As we find ourselves in the new year 2012 we also find ourselves surrounded by many seed catalogues specializing in organic, rare or hierloom varieties of plants. Why?
On December 4 of 2011 groups of small US farmers went to Zucotti Park in New York City to demonstrate against the “corporate” dominance over our food supply. Why?
Answer: Over 56% of the world’s food supply is dominated by 4 seed companies.
Seed farmer Jim Gerritson of Maine sums it up in this U-tube video.
THERE WILL BE A LIVE BROADCAST FROM THE ORGANIC SEED ALLIANCE WORKSHOP being held in Washington State on JANUARY 19th-20th. Go to the Alliance website for more information.