Resources


Global Overview

SEEDMAP

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(Source: USC Canada: http://usc-canada.org/resources/publications/seed-map)

Watch These

An Experiment in Back Yard Sustainability

 

TEDxDubbo – Costa Georgiadis – Future Farmers

 

Intro to Backyard Sustainable Gardening with Scott Allen McGuire

 

Open Sesame – The Story of Seeds Trailer from Organik Media on Vimeo.

 

Faba bean (Vicia faba) incorporation as a green manure

 

 

Here are some links for the seed saver:

Seed Library: http://www.seedlibrary.org

USC Canada: http://usc-canada.org/ & Seed Security Canada

Seed Savers Exchange: http://www.seedsavers.org/

Salt Spring Seeds: http://www.saltspringseeds.com/

Restoration Seeds: http://www.restorationseeds.com/

Seeds of Diversity: http://www.seeds.ca/en.php

Tater-Mater: http://tater-mater.blogspot.com/

New World Crops: http://www.newworldcrops.com/zen/

Uprising Organics: http://uprisingorganics.com

Backyard Beans and Grains Project: http://www.backyardbeansandgrains.com/index.html

Agrariana: http://www.agrariana.org/

Organic Seed Alliance: http://www.seedalliance.org

Centre for Food Safety: http://www.centerforfoodsafety.org/campaign/save-our-seeds/

SeedBroadcast: http://seedbroadcast.org/SeedBroadcast/SeedBroadcast.html

Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/user/seedsavers

DIY seed cleaner: http://www.realseeds.co.uk/seedcleaner.html

Recommended Reading

Organic Seed Production and Saving

Small scale seed production

Small Farmer’s Journal

Breed Your Own Vegetable Varieties: The Gardener’s and Farmer’s Guide to Plant Breeding and Seed Saving

Application of Some of the Principles of Heredity to Plant Breeding

 An Agricultural Testament by Sir Albert Howard

Breeding Organic Vegetables

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