The People’s Seed

An alternative to the corporate model of seed ownership.

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The Next Chapter for The People’s Seed

Dear People’s Seed Community of Friends, This year is turning out to be a crazy challenge beyond any of our imaginations.  With the ongoing school and business closures, general uncertainty and negative news around COVID-19, and political unrest, it is tough to stay positive and move forward with the best laid plans. We are so grateful that we have supporters like you, who have helped make our project come to light even as we have… Read more

Why The People’s Seed?

Seeds are the foundation of our food supply and hold enormous potential for a thriving food and farming system for all

Farmers lack access to seeds that grow best in their local area, which prevents their success and requires more pest and disease management

Corporate ownership of seeds blocks access to scientific freedom for improving plant varieties that benefit everyone

A new model and funding system for a fair and open seed industry is needed to ensure a sustainable, climate adapted food system for the future

We support and fund plant breeders developing regionally adapted organic plant varieties and open source seed banks.

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