Category Archives: seed saving

 

Seeds and the Future

I’ve just been reading Thor Hanson’s delightful book, Seeds, which delves into the unanswered questions we have about seeds. Why some of them are crazy large and impenetrable, like coconuts or brazil nuts, while others are almost too small to … Continue reading

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Nuts & Seeds

Already I am falling behind. Weekend before last was a nutty, seedy time, marked by intermittent rainstorms and – for my part – a missing battery from my camera, so the photos are few. On the Saturday morning, some of … Continue reading

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Save seeds, save the world

Last night’s talk by Vandana Shiva left a sold out auditorium at the University of Victoria humming with righteous energy. She reported with eloquent passion on the state of food in the world today, leading with the unfortunate news of … Continue reading

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Seedy, raw community

It was an intense ag-food weekend starting with Seedy Saturday at the Victoria Conference Centre. Many were the crowds, nigh on as numerous as the seeds on sale, and much was the diversity on offer. I was helping out at … Continue reading

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More seeds

Lost a bit of time to computer troubles, but we seem to be back on our virtual feet again. This abnormally warm West Coast winter is blending seamlessly into spring with an alarming showing of buds on bushes even as … Continue reading

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