Resources – Videos and Links

Global Overview


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(Source: USC Canada)

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:

USC Canada: & Seed Security Canada

Seed Savers Exchange:

Salt Spring Seeds:

Restoration Seeds:

Seeds of Diversity:


New World Crops:

Uprising Organics:

Backyard Beans and Grains Project:


Organic Seed Alliance:

Centre for Food Safety:



DIY seed cleaner:

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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